|Recognition / Rating
|Best Annual Reports Awards
||Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA)
||To encourage the publication of annual reports and accounts which are accurate, informative and well-presented to shareholders, employees and others who may have interest in the performance and activities of the organisation in question, the HKMA organises “Best Annual Reports Awards” each year to give recognition to outstanding annual reports published.
HKEX’s 2016 Annual Report was granted the Gold Award (General Category).
|Best Corporate Governance Awards
||Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)
||The HKICPA launched the “Best Corporate Governance Awards” in 2000 with the twin objectives of encouraging and promoting good corporate governance disclosures and practices, and acknowledging listed companies and public sector/not-for-profit organisations that exemplify the best corporate governance standards in Hong Kong, as reflected in their annual reports.
HKEX’s 2016 Annual Report was granted the Gold Award (Hang Seng Index Category).
|CarbonCare® ESG Label
|| CarbonCare InnoLab (CCIL)
||CCIL introduced the CarbonCare® ESG Label in 2016 to recognise companies with high standards of environmental, social and governance reporting and credible plans for future reporting improvements.
HKEX was awarded the CarbonCare® ESG Label 2017.
|Caring Company Award
- 10 Years Plus
|The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
||The Caring Company Scheme launched by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service recognises companies which demonstrate good corporate citizenship. The assessment criteria include caring for the community, caring for employees and caring for the environment.
HKEX received the Caring Company Award for the twelfth consecutive year in recognition of its good corporate citizenship, and can continue to use the Caring Company Logo from 1 March 2017 to 28 February 2018.
|Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index - Component Stock
||S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and RobecoSAM AG
||The Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index comprises Asia Pacific sustainability leaders as identified by RobecoSAM. It represents the top 20% of the largest 600 companies in the Asia Pacific developed region in the S&P Global BMI (Broad Market Index) based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria. The Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index was first calculated in January 2009.
HKEX has been included as a component stock in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index since September 2010.
Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Global - Constituent Company
Forum ETHIBEL and Vigeo Eiris
The Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Global contains a variable number of shares from companies that are included in the Russell Global Index and display the best performances in terms of corporate social responsibility. Currently the index collects companies from Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.
“Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Global since 20/9/2017.”
|Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120 Index - Constituent Company
||Euronext and Vigeo Eiris
||Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120 Index distinguishes 120 companies from Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region that achieve the most advanced Environmental, Social and Governance performances.
HKEX has maintained as a constituent company in the Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120 Index as of December 2017.
|FTSE4Good Index Series - Constituent Company
||FTSE International Limited
||The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to identify companies that demonstrate strong environmental, social and governance practices.
HKEX has been recognised as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series since September 2005.
|Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series - Constituent Company
||Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited
||The Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series, launched by Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited in July 2010, includes listed companies that have attained a high standard of performance in environmental, social and corporate governance aspects.
HKEX has been included as a constituent company in the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series since July 2010.
|Hong Kong Investor Relations Association 3rd Investor Relations Awards 2017
||Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA)
||The HKIRA Investor Relations Awards aims to recognise outstanding investor relations (IR) efforts made by companies and individuals and to promote best IR practices.
HKEX received a total of six awards, including the Best Investor Relations Company (Large Cap), in the HKIRA 3rd IR Awards 2017.
|SRP Asia Pacific Awards
||Structured Retail Products Limited (SRP)
||HKEX has been recognised by SRP as the Best Structured Product and Derivatives Exchange, Asia-Pacific for 2017.
|The Asian Banker Financial Markets Awards 2017
||The Asian Banker
||HKEX and its solution provider have been awarded the Best OTC Clearing and Risk Management System Implementation of the Year at The Asian Banker Financial Markets Technology Implementation of the Year Awards 2017. HKEX and its solution provider received the award for the successful and timely delivery of a solution to become the first global clearing house to offer a clearing service for cross-currency swaps in US dollar – Off-shore Renminbi (USD/CNH) market.