The University of Hong Kong (HKU)

The University of Hong Kong (HKU)

Pok Fu Lam road
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Island
Hong Kong S.A.R., China Website

Sustainability @ The University of Hong Kong 

The HKU Sustainability policy focuses on: 

  • Encouraging awareness of all aspects of conservation within the University and wider community.
  • Ensuring that, in so far as possible, its activities minimize environmental degradation and contribute to a sustainable future through the conservation of natural resources.
  • Minimizing avoidable waste and pollution in all its forms.
  • Reducing the use of non-renewable energy sources through energy conservation measures and through the increased use of renewable energy sources.
  • Basing the development, design and construction of buildings and the surrounding landscape on sound environmentally conscious principles.
  • Selecting and using substances, articles and processes which cause least damage to the environment.
  • Expanding and further developing waste management and recycling systems and using, wherever possible, only goods and services from sustainable and recycled sources.
  • Developing an environmentally sound transport policy.
  • Protecting natural habitats and local wildlife and preserving biological diversity.
  • Promoting environmental awareness and conservation amongst members of the University through curricula, research and staff training.
  • Fostering awareness of the University's economic and social contributions as well as its obligations as a responsible institution.

HKU Sustainability Reports are available here

For more information

Page dedicated to sustainability at The University of Hong Kong


Latest update: 09/06/2023

Actions towards sustainability for this university