The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and the Hong Kong Business Coalition on the Environment have joined forces with the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade - Guangdong Sub-Council and Guangdong Association of Environmental Protection Industry to encourage Hong Kong and Guangdong companies to support and implement the Clean Air Charter on a voluntary basis. The Charter lists six key areas in which businesses can make a difference to reduce air pollution. We urge all businesses to:
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We recognise that improving air quality will require emissions reductions in the business community, and many of these reductions will result in additional business capital and/or operating costs. We support the development of fair, practical and cost-effective air quality management policy, and in addition:
|In support of the implementation of this Charter, the Hong Kong -
Guangdong Business Coalition on the Environment will help identify general measures for
item 5 above, and facilitate or coordinate sharing of relevant expertise for item 6 above.
The Coalition would also collect information that participants wish to make public under
items 1, 2, 3 and 4 above, and share it in an organised way with the community. In helping
private enterprises comply with this Charter, the Coalition recognises the specific needs
of small and medium enterprises for support in technology and capacity building.