The HKGIA is part of the annual Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence – organised by the Environmental Campaign Committee and Environmental Protection Department – and encourages local companies to tackle environmental challenges through innovative new technology. For the 2019 edition of the awards, there were a total of 84 entries.
Completed in September 2018, One Taikoo Place was designed with the highest green building and wellness standards in mind. The 1-million-square-foot office tower has already won multiple accolades and international green certifications. Besides being the first commercial building in Asia to achieve WELL Core & Shell Final Platinum, One Taikoo Place is also the first commercial building in Hong Kong to obtain a triple Platinum rating (WELL, BEAM Plus and LEED Final Platinum certification). One Taikoo Place won the “Pioneer Award - Green Building Leadership” at the Green Building Award 2019, organised by the Hong Kong Green Building Council.