2000

Completion of the first campus environmental audit, the first of its type among local tertiary institutions

13 | Climate Action
 

2004

First university in Hong Kong to install an evacuated tube solar hot water system in student hostels

7 | Renewable Engry
13 | Climate Action
 

2006

Gold Award, School—Tertiary Category, EMSD Hong Kong Energy Efficiency Awards

7 | Renewable Engry
13 | Climate Action
 

2009

HKAEE Sectoral Awards Gold Award

13 | Climate Action
17 | Partnerships for the Goal
 

2010

Release of Campus Master Plan with long-term reduction targets in energy consumption and carbon emissions

9 | Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
11 | Sustainable Cities and Communities
13 | Climate Action
 

2011

Launch of I‧CARE Programme to support social and civic engagement

1 | No Poverty
3 | Good Health and Well-being
4 | Quality Education
8 | Decent Work and Economic Growth
9 | Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
10 | Reduced Inequalities
11 | Sustainable Cities and Communities
15 | Life On Land
16 | Peace Justice and Strong Institutions
17 | Partnership for the Goals
 

2011

Establishment of Campus Planning and Sustainability Office (CPSO) and Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability (IEES)

13 | Climate Action
17 | Partnership for the Goals
 

2012

Launch of Sustainability Policy

4 | Quality Education
6 | Clean Water and Sanitation
7 | Affordable and Clean Energy
11 | Sustainable Cities and Communities
12 | Responsible Consumption and Production
13 | Climate Action
14 | Life Below Water
15 | Life On Land
 

2012

Launch of Green Office Programme (GO!)

4 | Quality Education
11 | Sustainable Cities and Communities
12 | Responsible Consumption and Production
13 | Climate Action
14 | Life Below Water
15 | Life On Land
 

2012

Development of Hostel Smart Metering System

4 | Quality Education
12 | Responsible Consumption and Production
13 | Climate Action
 

2013

HKAEE Sectoral Awards Gold Award

13 | Climate Action
17 | Partnership for the Goals
 

2013

Establishment of Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change

4 | Quality Education
13 | Climate Action
17 | Partnership for the Goals
 

2014

The University’s first two electric buses came into operation

7 | Affordable and Clean Energy
11 | Sustainable Cities and Communities
13 | Climate Action
 

2016

Launch of CUHK Sustainable Development Goals Programme to encourage staff and students to initiate projects to advance and address SDGs

1 | No Poverty
2 | Zero Hunger
3 | Good Health and Well-being
4 | Quality Education
5 | Gender Equality
6 | Clean Water and Sanitation
7 | Affordable and Clean Energy
8 | Decent Work and Economic Growth
9 | Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
10 | Reduced Inequalities
11 | Sustainable Cities and Communities
12 | Responsible Consumption and Production
13 | Climate Action
14 | Life Below Water
15 | Life On Land
16 | Peace Justice and Strong Institutions
17 | Partnership for the Goals
 

2016

Hanson Supreme Grand Award (overall award), Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) Energy Saving Championship Scheme

7 | Affordable and Clean Energy
11 | Sustainable Cities and Communities
13 | Climate Action
 

2017

Setup of the ‘Yunus Social Business Centre at CUHK—Jockey Club Youth Programme’ to encourage young people to alleviate poverty through social business

1 | No Poverty
4 | Quality Education
8 | Decent Work and Economic Growth
9 | Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
10 | Reduced Inequalities
 
 

2018.12.03

Launch of Sustainable Development Goals Action Fund

A dedicated fund to subsidize CUHK staff and students to act on self-initiated projects related to the 17 SDGs

1 | No Poverty
2 | Zero Hunger
3 | Good Health and Well-being
4 | Quality Education
5 | Gender Equality
6 | Clean Water and Sanitation
7 | Affordable and Clean Energy
8 | Decent Work and Economic Growth
9 | Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
10 | Reduced Inequalities
11 | Sustainable Cities and Communities
12 | Responsible Consumption and Production
13 | Climate Action
14 | Life Below Water
15 | Life On Land
16 | Peace Justice and Strong Institutions
17 | Partnership for the Goals
 

2018.12.15

Inauguration of the Hong Kong Chapter of SDSN Youth

Bringing the SDGs concept to the general public, especially young people, and calling for action and engaging with more institutions and youth-related organizations for Hong Kong’s sustainable development

1 | No Poverty
2 | Zero Hunger
3 | Good Health and Well-being
4 | Quality Education
5 | Gender Equality
6 | Clean Water and Sanitation
7 | Affordable and Clean Energy
8 | Decent Work and Economic Growth
9 | Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
10 | Reduced Inequalities
11 | Sustainable Cities and Communities
12 | Responsible Consumption and Production
13 | Climate Action
14 | Life Below Water
15 | Life On Land
16 | Peace Justice and Strong Institutions
17 | Partnership for the Goals