Hong Kong – Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that it has received a Certificate of Merit from the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) in recognition of the firm's commitment to green and environmental initiatives.

Mayer Brown was the only law firm to receive an award this year and also the first law firm to be recognised by the HKAEE since its inauguration in 2008.

"We are honoured to receive this award," said Elaine Lo, Asia Chair and Senior Partner of Mayer Brown. "'Being Green' has always been a vital commitment in our office management and operation. We hope our efforts will contribute to the city's environment and the welfare of the community."

The Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence is a government initiated award to promote environmental awareness in the community.