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Certificate for Module (Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting)
證書(單元 : 環境、社會及管治報告)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
October 2024
33 hours
Course Fee
HK$8000 per programme
Deadline on 25 Sep 2023 (Mon)
2867 8409 / 2867 8314
2861 0278
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This programme equips students with knowledge of local and international standards in ESG reporting. They would also be able to report using the appropriate guidelines and apply relevant skills in analysing material ESG and sustainability issues in companies.

Programme Details

On completion of the programme, students should be able to

  1. apply knowledge of local and international standards in ESG reporting;
  2. draft the ESG report using the HKEX ESG Reporting Guidelines; and
  3. apply relevant skills in analysing material ESG and sustainability issues in companies

Mode: Part-time

The duration of the programme is 11 weeks (Contact hours: 33 hours)

Assessment and Award

  • Assessment is based on an individual assignment (50%) and an examination (50%).
  • On successful completion of the programme, students will be awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE a Certificate for Module (Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting).



  • Business ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability in relation to ESG
  • Disclosure of non-financial information as a capital market requirement
  • ESG reporting and related HKEX compliance
  • Stakeholder engagement and environmental management system
  • Conducting carbon audit and reporting carbon footprint
  • Integrated Reporting

Students who successfully complete this programme can apply for course exemption and articulate to 'Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Compliance'.



Application Code 2150-AC121A Apply Online Now
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Date : 09 October 2023 - 22 January 2024 (Monday)

Time:  19:00 - 22 :00

Venue : To be advised

The date of examination is included in the above class period.

A detailed timetable will be emailed to students one week before the class begins. If not, please contact us through email at​

Notes:  The venue, time and date arrangements are subject to final confirmation, HKU SPACE reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice. 


Application Fee

HK$150 HKD$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$8000 per programme

Entry Requirements

Applicants shall hold a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized institution.

If the degree or equivalent qualification is from an institution where the language of teaching and assessment is not English , applicants shall provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:

i. an overall band of 6.0 or above with no subtests lower than 5.5 in the IELTS; or

ii. a score of 550 or above in the paper-based TOEFL, or a score of 213 or above in the computer-based TOEFL, or a score of 80 or above in the internet-based TOEFL; or

iii. HKALE Use of English at Grade E or above; or

iv. HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 3 or above; or

v. equivalent qualifications.


Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.


  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting)
證書 (單元:環境、社會及管治報告)
COURSE CODE 33C151189 FEES 8,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8409
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6])


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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres. 
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