|Industry number||Description of the industries|
|4||Wearing apparel manufacturing|
|15||Plastic products manufacturing|
|18||Fabricated metal products manufacturing|
|19||Office, accounting and computing machinery manufacturing|
|20||Radio, televison and communications equipment and apparatus manufacturing|
|21||Machinery, equipment, apparatus, parts and components manufacturing|
|23||Electronic parts and components manufacturing|
|24||Electrical appliances, housewares and electronic toy manufacturing|
|25||Professional and scientific, measuring and controlling equipment, and photographic and optical goods manufacturing|
* Industry number shown on the application form
We are privileged to receive funding from our founding sponsor, the Green Dragon Fund, and the British Consulate-General Hong Kong to cover the initial cost of starting the programme. In addition, these organisations have committed to continued funding to expand to other industry sectors. The fee provided by participating companies will cover administrative costs and system maintenance costs relating to the programme.Fee Structure Breakdown
|Fee Category||Fee Amount|
Biannual Renewal Fee (accreditation level)
HK$1,000 per application
HK$500 per application
|LCMP Participation Fee|
per factory site per year
|Accredited Level with certified LCMP Label||
per factory site per year
|Appeal (1) (If required)|
|Appeal Processing Fee||
Independent Third-Party Verification Fee(2)
|Fee Category||SMEs||Establishments other than SMEs|
|**Below amount is a reference for LCMP participants and is an estimated amount from the Qualified Independent Third-Party Verifier Organizations**|
|On-site Verification Fee(2)
**Applies for the Biannual Renewal-On-Site Verification Fee**
(for 2 mandays)
HK$30,000 - 45,000
(for 4 to 6 mandays)
|Appeal Verification Re-evaluation Fee(2)(3) (50% refundable if the appeal is allowed)||
- The Appeal Process is created to allow participants an opportunity to veto the label presented to the participants by the Accreditation Committee.
- On-site verification is provided by LCMP qualified independent third-party verification organizations and is a commercial transaction between the participating companies and the appointed verification service providers. WWF will not be involved in this process.
- If the appeal is allowed, 50% of the re-evaluation fee is refundable; no refund will be given if the appeal is dismissed.
- Unless otherwise specified, all fees are non-refundable.
- The above fee schedules are subject to change at anytime without prior notice.
Companies joining the LCMP enjoy the following advantages:
Improved energy efficiency, saving money in the long run
Implementation of LCMP measures will raise the energy efficiency standard to the best practice level and uncover operational inefficiencies; which is a simple and effective method of saving money in the long run.
Easy implementation – low or even no investment cost
Most of the measures suggested in the LCMP pilot phase involved low investment cost, or even no investment cost. The average payback period ranges from one to three years. It is relatively easy for companies with an existing ISO system to follow the guidance of the LCMP tools and incorporate GHG management into their existing system.
Attract new customers and retain existing customers
Nowadays, consumers across the world pay attention not only to the price and quality of products, but also to a brand’s transparency and its efforts to control carbon emissions. Showing that a business is in control of its carbon emissions is an excellent way to help retain customers and attract new customers.
Stand out in global competition
By joining the LCMP, companies can build up a solid carbon management framework effectively. By cooperating with WWF, a leading global conservation organisation, companies can benchmark themselves against other global competitors, and stand out amongst their competitors.
Prepared for future global regulatory challenges
Carbon tax is an inevitable regulation, one which will soon be in force around the world. By joining the LCMP, companies will be well-prepared for a new legislative environment and new regulations on carbon emission control and data disclosure rules which may be drafted within any country at any time - including countries forming a company’s supply chain.
Demonstrate vision to shareholders and investors
Companies joining the LCMP make obvious their management’s vision in meeting global requirements on carbon emissions. When a LCMP company is compared with a company that simply meets individual customer’s expectations on an ad-hoc basis, it is quite clear that LCMP membership is a distinct highlight for both shareholders and investors.
The details of the criteria are as follows:
(1) Carbon intensity reduction
The carbon emissions intensity data of the assessment year and the baseline year are gathered from the online carbon accounting system. The data of the assessment year is then compared with that of the baseline year to obtain the percentage of change in carbon emissions intensity. This criterion contributes to 25% of the maximum label score.
(2) Greenhouse gas management (GHG) practice
To institutionalize a management system within manufacturing companies and assure continuous effort in reducing carbon emissions, a GHG management best practice checklist is used to assess the performance of companies. This criterion contributes to 35% of the maximum label score.
(3) Energy efficiency of processes and operations
The distance to best practice in terms of energy efficiency of processes and operations is assessed against a series of best practice checklists focusing on factory general utilities or industry-specific manufacturing processes. This criterion contributes to 40% (20% in factory general utilities and 20% on manufacturing technology processes) of the maximum label score.
|Platinum||Equal to or greater than 80|
|Gold||From 60 to less than 80|
|Silver||From 40 to less than 60|
|Certified||From 20 to less than 40|
|Preparatory||Less than 20 / has not yet undertaken any third-party verification|
could reach cost savings of 2.62 million RMB per year by implementing 20 measures with a payback time of less than 1.5 years.
could reach cost savings of about 895,000 RMB per year by implementing 16 measures, with a payback time up to 3 years.
Lever Style (garments)
could reach cost savings of 2.16 million RMB per year by implementing 15 measures with payback time of less than 1.5 years.
74 million tCO2eq. reduction per year is potentially achievable when such measures are extrapolated to all 55,000 Hong Kong-owned factories in the PRD. This GHG mitigation potential is comparable to most Nordic countries' total national GHG emissions.
LCMP Implementation Process
Scope 1: Direct GHG emissions
Direct emissions from stationary or mobile combustion sources in the manufacturing factory. For example, fuel consumption in boilers or furnaces, emissions from company vehicles, etc.
Scope 2: Indirect GHG emissions
Indirect emissions from generation of purchased electricity, steam or heat.
For example, electricity consumed in factory that is supplied via the power grid.
Scope 3: Other indirect GHG emissions
Other indirect emissions. For example, emissions resulting from business travel in non-company owned vehicles, third-party outsourced activities, etc.
*The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol), developed by the World Resources Institute and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, is the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions.