Bachelor of Science in
Environmental Management and Technology (EVMT)

Capstone Projects

In your final year, your team will work with a corporate partner on a current environmental issue. The year-long capstone project integrates classroom concepts and allows you to apply your knowledge under the supervision of an experienced manager to get hands on experience in environmental decision making.

List of EVMT Capstone Projects from 2012-13 to 2017-18:

Year 2017-18

Corporate partner Project title
Allied Environmental Consultants Limited Developing a Hong Kong-specific ESG Index
ARUP Group Feasibility Study on Waste-to-Energy Onsite Generation in HKUST
CMA Industrial Development Foundation Limited Building Energy Evaluation
CMA Industrial Development Foundation Limited Green Manufacturing Index in Hong Kong and Guangdong
CUNDALL Design for Ageing City
Greeners Action Analysis of the Municipal Solid Waste Charging Scheme Trial Program in Hong Kong
K. Wah Construction Materials (Hong Kong) Limited Optimizing the use of Recycled Water in a Concrete Batching Plant
The Lantau Group (Hong Kong) Limited Analysis of Costs and Benefits Associated with Transitioning to Transactive Energy
The Lantau Group (Hong Kong) Limited Economic Incentives and Supporting Policies for Renewable Energy
New World Development Company Limited Tenant engagement strategy on waste management

Year 2016-17

Corporate partner Project title
Active Tools International (Hong Kong) Limited Environmental Impact Analysis on Weight Analysis of the Repair Kit using LCA
CUNDALL Tool Development for Estimation of Office Building Energy Consumption at Concept Design Stage
Foodlink Foundation Limited Food Donation Confidence Assurance Through Logistic Control
Gammon Construction Limited Assessment of Carbon Emissions for On Site Construction Processes
Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals (HKIQEP) Benchmarking of Program Accreditation
K. Wah Construction Materials (Hong Kong) Limited The Selection, Operation and Maintenance of Dust Collectors for K.Wah Concrete Batching Plant
REWE Group Environmental Program for REWE Far East’s Supply Chain
SGS Hong Kong Limited Sustainability Reporting Research Project of Hong Kong Listed Companies
Synergy Group Holdings International Limited Understanding Carbon Tax and Carbon Trading System in the Context of Synergy’s Clients
World Wide Fund for Nature – Hong Kong Solarizing Tai O

Year 2015-16

Corporate partner Project title
Active Energy Management Limited Application of Standard ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard to HAESL Jet Engine re-manufacturing facility at Tseung Kwan O
Allied Environmental Consultants Limited and Sundart Holdings Limited International Commerce Centre Envisioning To Be The Greenest Tall Building
ARUP Group Outdoor to Indoor Air Quality in Urban Environment
Chiaphua Industries Limited Investigation of DomesticIindoor Air Quality and the Benefits of Using Different Types of Air Purifiers​
Civic Exchange and University of Gothenburg The Politics of Air Pollution in China
Ernst & Young (Hong Kong) Limited Environmental, Social and Governance Risks in China
The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited Air Quality on board the Buses
Li & Fung Limited Wastewater Detoxification in the Apparel Industry Supply Chain
Perfect Green Supplies Company Limited (Member of the Sino Group) Efficient Use of Resources and Waste Management for Food & Beverage (F&B) Industry in Hong Kong
REWE Grooup An analysis of the potential economic value of take back and recycling systems of textiles

Year 2014-15

Corporate partner Project title
CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories Limited Setting up a Greenhouse Gas Validation and Verification Body
Consulate General of Switzerland in Hong Kong Ocean Plastic Education and Solutions Project
Green PR Limited Sustainability and Communication Survey
HKUST Sustainability Unit HKUST Campus Orchard
Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals (HKIQEP) Working Group on HK Registered Environmental Professionals
John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited Starting a Recycling Business in HK
Ocean Recovery Alliance HKUST Plastic Disclosure Project

Year 2013-14

Corporate partner Project title
AECOM Asia Company Limited Carbon Emission Estimation in Construction Sites in Hong Kong                  
Agile Property Holdings Limited Stakeholder Analysis on the Baroque on Lamma
Feeding Hong Kong Impacts Quantification & Food Donors Engagement
Greeners Action Food Waste Reduction Program
The Link Management Limited Revitalization of a Fresh Market in Sha Tin
PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong Waste Project with PwC China & Hong Kong
Teng Hoi Conservation Organization Composting Project Management
World Green Organisation Statistical Analysis of GOALS

Year 2012-13

Corporate partner Project title
ARUP Group Review of Cross Boundary Air Pollution Control and Management Strategy
ARUP Group Study of Sustainability Risk and Opportunities for Consulting Firms in the Greater China Region
AVANTIS Energy Group Technology Assessment in Gearless Wind Turbine
Green PR Limited Development of Sustainability Communication Toolkit
PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong Water Conservation Campaign in HKUST
Sasa International Holdings Development of Green Operation Manual and ESG Report
The Airport Authority Hong Kong (HKAA) Making HKIA the World’s Greenest Airport