BEC’s Response to 2019 Policy Address

BEC welcomes the Government’s new pilot scheme that subsidises qualified private residential buildings to install electric vehicle charging-enabling facilities as a practical means to support EV users in terms of charging. However, it is equally important to promote and accelerate the transition to electric commercial vehicles in Hong Kong and to support the provision of charging points in locations convenient to their operation.

BEC also commends the Government’s plan to replace entire fleets of the 11 ferry routes with green ferries starting from 2021, which will contribute to further local air pollution reduction and decarbonisation of the transport sector.

BEC’s policy recommendations

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About Business Environment Council Limited  商界環保協會有限公司

Business Environment Council Limited 商界環保協會有限公司 (“BEC”) is an independent, charitable membership organisation, established by the business sector in Hong Kong. Since its establishment in 1992, BEC has been at the forefront of promoting environmental excellence by advocating the uptake of clean technologies and practices which reduce waste, conserve resources, prevent pollution and improve corporate environmental and social responsibility. BEC offers sustainable solutions and professional services covering advisory, research, assessment, training and award programmes for government, business and the community, thus enabling environmental protection and contributing to the transition to a low carbon economy.