About the LUI Che Woo Prize (“Prize”)

  • 1. What are the objectives of the Prize?

    The Prize aims to recognise and honour individuals or organisations all over the world with outstanding achievements and contributions in respect of 3 objectives:

    Objective 1: Maintain a sustainable ecological balance and the integrity of the planet’s natural capital

    Objective 2: Enhance the well-being of humanity

    Objective 3: Promote a positive life attitude and enhancement of positive energy

    Please click here for the details of the objectives of the Prize.

  • 2. What are the Prize Categories?

    There are three Prize Categories – Sustainability Prize, Welfare Betterment Prize and Positive Energy Prize.

  • 3. How many prizes will be awarded each year?

    A maximum of three prizes will be presented each year; one under each of the three Prize Categories.

  • 4. How often is the Prize presented?

    The award is presented annually.

  • 5. When was the first Prize awarded?

    The inaugural Prize Presentation Ceremony was held in 2016.

    Check out the list of laureates here.

  • 6. Who founded the Prize?

    Dr Lui Che-woo established the Prize to realise his profound belief in “giving back to society from which one has benefited”.

  • 7. What will Prize laureates receive?

    The laureate of each Prize Category will receive a cash award of HK$20 million (around US$2.56 million), a certificate and a trophy.

About Nomination

  • 1. Who can make a nomination?

    Only invited nominators can make nomination(s) and receive official nomination information from the Prize Company.

    Uninvited nomination and self-nomination will not be considered.

  • 2. Who are eligible for nomination?

    A nominee can be any individual or organisation who / which has made outstanding achievements in one of the three Prize Categories.

    Please click here for more details.

  • 3. Is the Prize only open to individuals?

    The Prize is open to both individuals and organisations, while nominees must be nominated by invited nominators.

  • 4. Can the nominators nominate more than one nominee?

    Nominators can make multiple nominations, but only one for each Prize Category in a year. Therefore, a nominator can nominate a maximum of three nominees in a year.

  • 5. Can the Prize be jointly shared?

    Each Prize is awarded to a single recipient (i.e. no sharing of a Prize) who can be an individual or an organisation.

  • 6. Can the nominators nominate an individual who is not alive?

    Individual nominees must be living on the date of their nomination. If an individual dies after the announcement of his or her Prize but before he or she has received the Prize, then the LUI Che Woo Prize may be presented to posthumously to his or her estate.

About Selection

  • 1. What is the selection process?

    The nominations will be reviewed by the Prize Recommendation Committee, which will recommend shortlisted candidates for the Prize Council's decision. The Prize Council will make final decision on the laureates.

    Please click here for details of the selection process.

  • 2. Where can we find the list of nominees?

    Details of nominations will be kept strictly confidential.