Connecting, Nurturing, Creating for Sustainable Environment

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  • Organization Profile
  • New World Development Company Limited ("the Group", Hong Kong stock code: 00017), a premium brand infused with a unique personality defined by The Artisanal Movement, was founded in 1970 and was publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972. It is a constituent stock of the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index, with a total asset value of HK$392.1 billion as at 30 June 2016.Core business areas of the Group include property development, infrastructure and services, retails, and hotels and serviced apartments, boasting operations in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Macau and numerous major cities.


  • Environment and Sustainability Highlights
  • - As of June 2016, 69% of the total GFA of Hong Kong's ongoing property projects has applied for BEAM/ BEAM Plus certification.

    - An upcoming commercial redevelopment in North Point has received the world's first WELL pre-certificate and BEAM Platinum pre-certificate.

    - K11 Art Mall Hong Kong won the Green Building Award 2016 Grand Award for Facilities Management (Existing Buildings)

    - Set up the Green Atrium in commercial GFA as a green education hub to educate the public on sustainable living with an organic farm, a farm-to-table restaurant, an interactive education gallery, and a total of 32 features in certified green building.

  • Organization Representative to BEC
  • Name: Ellie Tang
    Job Title: Head of Sustainability
  • Representative Biography
  • Ellie Tang is currently Head of Sustainability at New World Development Company Limited, responsible for integrating sustainability into the Group’s business operations and risk management, with an aim to deliver an artisanal living experience.

    Ellie’s sustainability experience covers strategy and planning, environmental management, community investment, ESG reporting, carbon credit project development, environmental health research, technology deployment, and stakeholder management. She was previously the Asia Pacific Coordinator of the global, USD100m “HSBC Water Programme”, a public-private partnership to improve fresh water availability and sanitation, policy support, and community livelihoods.

    Ellie graduated from Emory University and holds an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University in the U.S. A holistic sustainability practitioner, Ellie is also a certified health coach, a Rotarian, and a marathon runner.

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