Vincent Cheng named Sustainability Leader of the Year

Jerman Cheung Jerman Cheung East Asia Press Office,Hong Kong
12 November 2019

Arup Fellow and Director of Building Sustainability in East Asia Vincent Cheng has been named Sustainability Leader of the Year at the Hong Kong Sustainability Award 2018/19.

Organised by the Hong Kong Management Association, the award recognises organisations, business leaders and sustainability experts demonstrating commitment to sustainability in their business operation, as well as significant contribution to the sustainable development of their organisations and the business community.

Educated and trained in the field of sustainability engineering, Vincent has been dedicating himself to the transformation of building industry and professional practice along the principles of sustainability for more than 25 years.

Vincent has been leading sustainable projects that address issues of rapid urbanisation and climate change in Asia, including eco-cities, passive buildings, smart city as well as zero carbon buildings. His projects and leadership have become an integral part of Arup’s commitment to sustainable development as defined by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Arup also won a Certificate of Excellence in the organisation category for its outstanding achievement in sustainability.

This prestigious award is an important recognition of my career and reflects my lifelong commitment to sustainable development. I am grateful to Arup, a firm that allows my career to flourish, and always gives me and my team the opportunities to realise numerous impactful projects with our engineering expertise. I will continue our effort to drive changes towards a more sustainable built environment. ” Vincent Cheng Vincent Cheng Arup Fellow and Director of Building Sustainability in East Asia