Founded by Dr. LUI Che Woo in 2015, the LUI Che Woo Prize – Prize for World Civilisation is an international cross-sector award for advancing world civilisation and inspiring people to build a more harmonious world. This innovative award is held annually with an aim to recognise and honour individuals or organisations all over the world for outstanding contributions and to encourage the continuation of that work in three objectives: sustainable development of the world, betterment of the welfare of mankind and promotion of positive life attitude and enhancement of positive energy.
Each laureate receives a cash award of HK$20 million (equivalent to approximately US$2.56 million), a certificate and a trophy. Each Prize is awarded to a single recipient, who can either be an individual or an organisation.
The LUI Che Woo Prize is administered and managed by LUI Che Woo Prize Limited, a charitable company limited by guarantee incorporated in Hong Kong.