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The Judge Panel is pleased to announce the winners of The Best ERM Award 2015. The awards were approved by the Evaluation Panel Committee of The Best Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Award 2015 in Jan 2016 and the list of the winners can be found here. The winners would be honored during the Award Ceremony at the HKTDC on 18 Feb 2016. This is a public event of the HKTDC SME Centre. You are all cordially invited to join this remarkable experience sharing seminar, networking and award ceremony with interesting topics by VIP guest regarding risk management tools from CNOOC Ltd. and all the winners in various industries of cyber-security, sport & entertainment, logistics & storage, insurance business system, and securities investment.

ERM Strategy Sharing Seminar and Award Ceremony

Date         :  18 Feb (Thu) 2016
Time         :  2:00pm-5:00pm
Venue       :  HKTDC SME Centre, Hong Kong Trade Development Council,
                   Ground Floor, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre,
                   1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. (public event, free of charge)
Language  :  Cantonese with English slides
Ticket       :  Free of charge, get
                   eTicket https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/erm-sharing-seminar-award-tickets-21294314869?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=esfb&utm-source=fb&utm-term=listing
                    or email apc@apc.org.hk or (852) 2314 1010
CPD/ CPU: 3 Hour professional unit
Partner      :  Hong Kong Trade Events | HKTDC

香港商貿活動 | 香港貿發局

2:00 Networking
2:05 Opening: ERM On Line and ISO 31000 by APC
2:25 Presentation of Sport and Entertainment Business: HK Kart Club Association; Q&A
2:50 Presentation of Insurance Business System: EAB Systems Ltd; Q&A
3:15 VIP Topic: RIsk Management Tools, OCI and IRD Requirements by Joint Company Secretary of CNOOC Ltd
3:40 Trophy Presentation to all Judges
3:45 Presentation of Cyber-security & Information Security Business: Network Box; Q&A
4:10 Presentation of Storage & Logistics Business: Hong Kong Storage; Q&A
4:35 Presentation of Securities Investment Business: Creative Asset Management Ltd; Q&A
5:00 Networking and Ending

Congratulations to this year’s winners!! 

Creative Asset Management Ltd.: http://www.creativeasset.com.hk/
EAB Systems Ltd.: https://www.eabsystems.com/
Hong Kong Kart Club Ltd.: http://www.hkkartclub.org/
Hong Kong Storage:  http://www.hongkongstorage.com/
Network Box Ltd.: http://www.network-box.com.hk/zh-hant
(In alphabetical order)

*** The Best ERM Award 2016 is open for application. Please write to apc@apc.org.hk for nomination.



Best Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Award 2015


Starting from this year 2015, as the first ever such the Best Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Award honor companies, SME, NGO and organizations in any industry that demonstrate excellence and achievement in enterprise risk management that leading to ISO and best practice world class standards.


The process for choosing the honorees is systematic and very competitive. Nominations are processed into a well-defined set of procedures and criteria.


Support in all forms, particularly financial sponsorship, highlights our society’s management value and efforts in the promotion of excellence in enterprise risk management, contributing to the growth of the economy and society at large.



Why organizations should not miss this Award?


1. Recognition and Publicity


  This award provides public recognition for the winners with a strong commitment in the implementation of Enterprise Risk Management in accordance with the best practices and ISO 31000 international standards which covers ISO 9001, ISO 14000, ISO 28000, ISO 27001, and ISO 22300.


2. Performance Evaluation


   In the process of preparing for submission, it helps the organization to identify its strengths and areas for improvement in Enterprise Risk Management. Furthermore, the internal analysis and external feedback from the evaluation panel, which consists of the most experienced crisis and risk management experts and corresponding business leaders , can benefit the decision making process improvement of the organization's business activities. Most importantly, it is to enhance organizations management excellence and sustain competitive advantage.


3. Management Commitment


   This award can raise the level of management's commitment and engagement in good risk management practices, as well as boost the confidence of the staff through formal recognition for their efforts and achievements.


4. Networking and Presentation


  All applicants would be a member of the business innovation group called APC ERM Premier Club (才俊會) and invited to join bi-monthly networking event.


5. Business Innovation Group


    All companies can share  business operation knowledge from VIP guests and APC advisors through Facebook and Linkedin closed groups.



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Immediate Benefits To Your



- Feedback with constructive suggestions by judges;
- Free annual (3 times half hour) risk management consultation;
- Display of your company presentation slides on APC website;
- Sharing of the ERM Award assessment report;
- Annual APC training and certification 20% discount;
- Corporate annual Membership of APC;
- Bi-monthly networking, experience and knowledge sharing at APC ERM Premier Club (才俊會) events


About ISO 31000


ISO 31000:2009 provides principles and generic guidelines on risk management that can be used by any public, private or community enterprise, association, group or individual.


ISO 31000:2009 will be utilized as an umbrella standard to harmonize risk management processes in existing and future standards such as ISO9001, ISO14000, ISO27005, ISO28000 etc. It provides a common consent in risk management sectors but does not replace those standards


ISO 31010:2009 is supporting standard for ISO 31000 and provides guidance on selection and application of systematic techniques for risk assessment.


ISO 31000 is the 6th popular standard of ISO publication in 2015 after ISO 9000 and ISO 14000.



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Any organization with an operation in Greater China is eligible to apply. Applicants should complete the application basic information pages and enclose an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) report (English or Chinese) covering its risk management activities and resulting performance in Hong Kong and Greater China.


Application Fee

Upon submitting the application, please settle an application fee of HK$6,000 by issuing a crossed cheque made payable to "Academy of Professional Certification Limited" and send it by post to:


Award Secretariat,

The Best ERM Award 2015,

Academy of Professional Certification (APC),

8/F., Ford Glory Plaza,

37-39 Wing Hong Street,

Cheung Sha Wan,

Kowloon, Hong Kong.



Assessment Criteria


Judging Criteria and Evaluation Process


A panel of well-known senior business executives, leading enterprise risk management experts, and professional advisors will be formed to assess the winners of The Best ERM Award 2015.


The organization once it has applied will go through two rounds of evaluation. In the first round, the panel will assess the ERM competence level of the organization with reference to the eight enterprise risk performance dimensions. The short-listed organizations will enter the second round of evaluation and be invited to conduct a case presentation to the panel who will then decide on the winders of the Award.


Please see the Eight Criteria: 1 to 8 requirements of the enclosed Guidelines on the Submission.


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Gold, Silver, Bronze Awards;
Excellent Awards and Merit Awards


Evaluation Panel Judges:

Dr. Samson Tam Wai Ho, JP,  Member of Legislative Council, 2008-2012

Ms. Alice Lam C. L., Eastern District Councilor, 東區區議員

Mr. Louie Shum Chun Ying , Securities Adviser 沈振盈, 股市分析員評論員

Professor Dr. Joshua Chan, HKU

Professor Dr. Shu Ming NG, HKUST

Dr. Adela Lau, HKUST

Mr. Raymond Fok, Head of Administration & Academic Programmes and

      Principal Lecturer, Middlesex University Asia Pacific Hub

Ms. Rosetta Kwok Y.S., Arbitration & Mediation Solicitor

Mr. Raymond Mok, General Manager, Shun Hing Electronic Trading Co., Ltd.

Ms. May Tsui, Join Company Secretary

Ms. Daisy Lam, CEO and President of Vision Education Group Limited


Evaluation Panel Committee:

Professor Mak Wai Yin, Director and Accountant

Dr. Freddii Lee, Chairman of ICRM, ISO Members

Mr. Timothy Ma Kam-Wah, JP, Executive Director

Professor Dr. Mike So, HKUST

Executive Council of Academy of Professional Certification (APC)

Dr. Danny Ha, Chairman of APC & Photo-Painting-School, ISO Members


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‘The Best ERM Award 2015’



Financial Sponsorship


Bank Transfer

Please make a direct deposit into Bank of China, Current Account


Name: Academy of Professional Certification Limited


To get a donation receipt for tax reduction, please mail the original bank receipt together with your name, address and telephone number to:-

Award Secretariat,

The Best ERM Award,

Academy of Professional Certification Limited, 8/F., Ford Glory Plaza, 37-39 Wing Hong Street,  Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon, Hong Kong.


Crossed Cheque

Please make a cheque payable to

“Academy of Professional Certification Limited”. Please write your name, address and telephone no. at the back of the cheque and mail it to the above address.



Supporting Organizations


Arts Collection Society (APC Partner)

CAS Logistics Ltd. (Awards Winner)

EAB Systems (Insurance Systems)

Music Zone (APC Partner)

OneNet (Accredited by APC)

Photo Painting School (PPS)

Arts Cultural Risk Management School (ACRMS)

Train-the-Trainer School (T3S)

School of Continuing Studies, Macau

   University of Science & Technology (SCS/MUST)

Society of Registered Financial Planners Ltd (RFP)

The Institute of Crisis & Risk Management (ICRM) Vantis Consulting Group (APC Training Partner)

Vision Education Group Limited

World Mediation Organization (WMO)






Hong Kong ERM Award applicants should present their organization's performance by addressing their responses to the Award Criteria in less than 20 pages.


It is important that applicants should study the full version of the Award Criteria below before responding to the below questions. Applicants are also encouraged to supplement their responses by addressing the criteria items.



Address this section in not more than 2 pages (including charts, tables, diagrams, if any).


P1. Organizational Description:


- Business nature and main products/services/industry
- Mission, vision and values
- Organizational structure
- Key customer and stakeholder groups


P2. Organizational Challenges:


- Relative size and growth of your company in your markets served, Number/types of  your competitors
- Your key competitive advantage and challenges


Hong Kong Most Admired

‘The Best ERM Award 2015’



Important Event Schedule:


Mar – Dec 2015

Application Period


1 Dec 2015

Deadline of Nomination/Application


2 Dec 2015

First Round Evaluation

Ø Short-listing of organizations by the Panel to enter the second round


5 Dec  2015

Second Round Evaluation

Ø Selected finalists will be invited to conduct the case presentation to the Panel


23 Dec 2015

Announcement of “The Best ERM Award 2015” Winners


27 Dec 2015 - Jan 2016

To be announced the

Award Presentation Ceremony




Address this section in not more than 18 pages (including charts, tables, diagrams, if any) as a ERM report (English or Chinese)




1. Leadership 
  - What is the corporate culture in risk management? 
  - Is your CEO mandate a risk management policy? 
  - Have your risk assessments been updated in the last 6 months? 
  - Provide training on business needs and drivers?  
  - Do you have a quality approach to risk and crisis management? 


2. Business operations and management analysis 
  - focus on supplier management of the complete supply chain 
  - conduct customer feedback surreys, marketing progress and meetings 
  - define key business processes and sub-process architecture 
  - use benchmark data wherever possible and compliance of personal data privacy

  - have your business contingency and continuity been tested in the last 6 months? 


3. Business planning 
  - align annual objective to company risk and crisis and business strategy 
  - apply a consistent process for projecting levels of business performance 
  - develop key business performance measures 
  - set objective for all employees with risk and crisis control and ERM

  - develop communication system with measures of effectiveness 

4. Human resources develop and enterprise risk management 
  - utilize care and recognition as an incentive program 
  - consider succession planning 
  - measure the effectiveness of manager training 
  - consider on the job effectiveness and career development 
  - appoint a risk and continuity evangelist     

5. Enterprise risk process management 
  - adopt the principles of enterprise risk process management

  - compliance of ISO 31000 and/or ISO 29100

  - compliance of information security standards and its controls
  - maintain & update the risk register & compliance report in the

      last 6 months
  - implement the risk improvement processes 
  - document the risk control and process 
  - ensure there is an effective escalation process to risk control  
    and continuity management from different sources of risk


6. Customer and market focus 
  - develop more formal contacts with customers, suppliers, partners,

      and stakeholders 
  - review service level objective and agreement in conjunction with

      customers and risk priorities 

  - focus more on proactive customer relationship management 
  - formalize the close out of problem solutions 
  - initiate the management of change and markets focus


7. Business results 
  - agree key business metrics 
  - monitor regular business trend information, targets and benchmarks 
  - use of risk identification tools, business diagnosis root cause analysis 
  - develop checklists and chart to monitor the risk trends and change 
  - follow up the ER measurement of business and financial performance


8. Financial management

  -  employ tools of financial risk management for decision making

  -  use of financial ratios for risk analysis

  -  follow up the management requirements of key components of working

        capital to match the changing requirements of operations

  -  have your financial budget planning been reviewed in the last 6 months? 

  -  use of integrated financial & business risk management model?


Support and Cooperation


Chinese University of Hong Kong

Bank of China

Shun Hing Electronic Trading Co., Ltd.

OneNet (Training & Consulting Services)

Colour Brown Coffee at Sai Kung

Wan Fung Arts Gallery

Trade Development Council (TDC)

Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC)

School of Continuing Studies, Macau University of Science & Technology (SCS/MUST)

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)

- RMBI Symposium 2009-2015 of HKUST

Investment Society, The University of Hong Kong (HKU)

SPACE, The University of Hong Kong (HKU)

New-century Administration & Management Elite Society  of Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Student Union, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU)

BBA Business Analysis, City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

Engineering Doctorate Society of CityU

Management Sciences Society, CityU

Mentees & MISS , Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)

Social Science, Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK)

Hong Kong Shue Yan University (HKSYU)

Student Union, Hang Sang Management College (HSMC)

PEAK/ Vocation Training Council (VTC)

Hong Kong Institute of Engineering & Technology (HKIET)

The Institute of Crisis & Risk Management

Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA)

Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA)

World Mediation Organization (WMO)

Society of Registered Financial Planners Ltd (RFP)

Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS)

Hong Kong Logistics Association (HKLA)

Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS)

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association

Caritas Hong Kong

Love Ideas Hong Kong

Nancy Chu Charitable Foundation

Hong Kong Teacher Association

Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association Arts Collection Society

Ling Ngai Art Association

PRMIA Global Conference

World Mediation Conferences

Vision Education Group Limited

Bank Tech Executive Summit

Logistics and Supply Chain Summit

CIO Executive Summit

InfoSecurity Summit


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- Typed on standard A4-sized paper (please do not use glossy paper single-lined spacing)
- Minimum font size of 10 points
- Can be presented in bullet-point or essay
- Format ring bound for ease of processing
- Numbering on every page and for every item of address
- The submission must be endorsed by the organization's top executive

Please send the Award Secretariat 3 identical copies of the submission with all enclosures, which are not returnable, to:


Award Secretariat,

The Best ERM Award,

Academy of Professional Certification (APC),

8/F., Ford Glory Plaza,

37-39 Wing Hong Street,

Cheung Sha Wan,

Kowloon, Hong Kong.



Ms. Chan

Tel: 2314 1010

Email: apc@apc.org.hk



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