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Our Institution 

HKIEIA was set up in 1996 and has the support of a strong team of professionals representing sectors in environmental consultant, town planning, contractor, EIA authorities, academics, NGOs, project proponents, developers with diverse backgrounds in environmental science, chemical engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering, hydrology, geology, chemistry, ecology, botany, zoology, marine biology and natural and social sciences. It has a membership of about 325 (as of February 2014).

HKIEIA's objectives are: 

  • To promote the advancement of the knowledge and management of environmental impact assessment (EIA) 
  • To facilitate the exchange of ideas, knowledge and information on EIA process by means of meetings and publications 
  • To promote, foster and assist EIA professionals in the study and application of knowledge and information concerning the EIA process 
  • To encourage or sponsor training of EIA professionals 
  • To maintain the integrity and status of the profession and to represent it both to the public and to the Government 
  • To provide links between industry and Government bodies and other organisations to ensure the management of EIA is dynamic and relevant to both industry and the community