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Sustainable Consumption of Biological Resources


Useful Resources


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Relevant Governement Websites/Documents/Guidelines

(listed in alphabetical order)
  1. A Waste Reduction Guidebook for Large Scale Event Organisers
  2. Accredited Farm Scheme

  3. Accredited Fish Farm Scheme

  4. Conservation of Fisheries Resources

  5. Council for Sustainable Development

  6. Food Wise Hong Kong
  7. Green Procurement

  8. Hong Kong Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

  9. Hong Kong: Blueprint for Sustainable Use of Resources 2013-2022

  10. Hong Kong's Climate Action Plan 2030+

  11. Organic Farming

  12. Press Release - Government determined to support sustainability-conscious food consumption

  13. The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance Cap. 586

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Study and Report

(listed in alphabetical order)
  1. ADM Capital Foundation - The Trade in Live Reef Food Fish - Going, Going, Gone 2017
  2. ADM Capital Foundation Publications

  3. Bloom Association - Survey on Shark Consumption Habits and Attitudes in Hong Kong

  4. Consumer Council - Sustainable Consumption for a Better Future – A Study on Consumer Behaviour and Business Reporting

  5. TRAFFIC (the wildlife trade monitoring network) Publications

  6. WWF - Living Planet Report 2018: Aiming higher

  7. WWF - Risks of Sourcing Seafood in Hong Kong Supermarkets

  8. WWF - Survey of Hong Kong Supermarket Groups Investigating the Mislabelling of Seafood Products

  9. WWF - The Sustainable Seafood Movement in Hong Kong 2016

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Local Consumption Guide and Platform

(listed in alphabetical order)
  1. ADM Capital Foundation - Choose Right Today (CRT)
  2. Business Environment Council - Guide on Sustainable Consumption

  3. Business Environment Council - Online Directory of Sustainable Products and Services

  4. Business Environment Council - Online Directory of Sustainable Products and Services - Mobile Application (Android)

  5. Business Environment Council - Online Directory of Sustainable Products and Services - Mobile Application (iOS)

  6. WWF - Seafood Guidebook 2014

  7. WWF - Seafood Pocket Guide 2017

  8. Vegetable Marketing Organization - Sales platform of sustainble local vegetables

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International Seafood Guide and Platform

(listed in alphabetical order)
  1. Australia Sustainable Seafood Guide
  2. Seafish - Seafood Guide in UK

  3. The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch

  4. WWF Seafood Guide (Global)

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Recognition/Award/Charter Scheme

(listed in alphabetical order)
  1. Business Environment Council - Sustainable Consumption Recognition Scheme
  2. Green Council - Sustainable Procurement Charter

  3. Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre Certification

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Teaching Materials

(listed in alphabetical order)
  1. Education Bureau - Teaching materials

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Cooking Menu/Demonstration

(listed in alphabetical order)
  1. Fusion Cooking For Jade Perch

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Multimedia Resources

(listed in alphabetical order)



 "Science in the Public Service" Lecture Series - Conserving Biodiversity: Sustainable Consumption Matters (Chinese only)




The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups  - 漁樂無限微電影創作比賽 (Chinese only)


WWF video- How to implement sustainanle seafood policy?

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Key International and Local Labelling Scheme Seen in Hong Kong 

(listed in alphabetical order)
  1. Accredited Farm Scheme
  2. Accredited Fish Farm Scheme

  3. Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)

  4. Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)

  5. Better Cotton Initiatives (BCI)

  6. Dolphin Safe Tuna Program

  7. Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)

  8. Friends of the Sea (FOS)

  9. Hong Kong Green Label Scheme (HKGLS)

  10. Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre Certification (HKORC)

  11. Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)

  12. Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)

  13. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

  14. Sustainable Forestry Initiative  (SFI)

  15. The Hong Kong Green Mark Certification Scheme

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 (listed in alphabetical order)
  1. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
  2. Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations

  3. Hong Kong Sustainable Campus Consortium

  4. Shark Savers - 'I'm FINished with Fins' Campaign

  5. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

  6. United Nations Sustainable Development Goals


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