What do we do? The Commission on Environment and Energy Mandate To develop business recommendations on major environmental and energy regulatory and market issues, and maintain ICC as the primary business interlocutor and partner in key intergovernmental negotiations and deliberations in these areas. Projects for 2011 Enhance global business engagement and expertise in shaping a [...]
Greenhouse Gas Emission The HKQAA Carbon Reduction Labelling Scheme has been developed to recognise the organisation’s achievement in reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions within its organisational and project boundary, and enhance public awareness for combating the climate change issue. Verification Requirements The HKQAA Carbon Reduction Labelling Scheme aims to provide organisations with a management system [...]
Business Coalition Statement on Climate Action The Hong Kong business community calls for determined actions by the HKSAR Government and close collaborations with businesses to reduce carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions, through setting concrete targets and benchmarking against the best practices of other metropolitan cities in developed countries, with a view to demonstrate Hong [...]
Ethics, social, and environmental issues are at the heart of the ACCA Qualification. As well as understanding the need to support practising accountants, ACCA also recognises that the inclusion of sustainability and environmental issues throughout the ACCA Qualification is of vital importance for future generations of finance professionals. In addition to the added emphasis placed [...]
Climate Savers Computing Initiative* Eco-friendly technology starts here. As a leader in innovative solutions that take great leaps beyond the norm, Intel is pioneering energy-efficient technologies and environmentally responsible strategies for a globally shared and sustainable future. Driving the industry: Climate Savers Computing Initiative* Historically, computer technology has been designed around energy efficiency—and Intel’s microprocessors [...]
Background Everywhere, in every major market, there is a march towards an environment regime requiring separate collection, treatment and disposal of household and consumer waste. In 2003, the European Union began to introduce directives on the treatment of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), as well as the restriction of use of certain hazardous materials [...]
CLIMATE CHANGE Climate change has been increas ingly recogni sed as the bigges t chal lenge facing humani ty by many scientists who argue that global warming over the past 50 years is ma inly attributable to human activities . According to the evidence provided by these scientists, emission of greenhouse [...]
Improving Company Effects on Sustainability Our company’s effects on the environment, people, and the economy result from two distinctly separate spheres of activity: the conduct of our internal operations (facilities, fleet, procurement, and other functions) and the delivery of client projects. Internal Operations The environmental effects of our internal operations are managed primarily through environmental [...]
Energy management and climate protection Climate protection is the environmental goal that is given top priority in our production process. Our Groupwide target is to reduce the CO2 emissions generated by production activities by 20 percent per vehicle by 2015, compared to the values recorded in 2007. To achieve this goal, we employ various methods [...]
Carbon Offsets Entergy’s Double Your Difference Carbon Offset Matching Program Through Entergy’s Double Your Difference Offset Matching program, individuals can purchase carbon offsets to reduce their carbon footprint beyond what is typically possible with efficiency. When you purchase an offset, Entergy will double the impact of your purchase by matching up to five tons of [...]
HKSTP takes the initiatives to promote sustainability development by organizing various events. With the theme of “Power from Renewable Energy Brings Zero Emissions on the,” the open competition of HKTREE 2007 was steered by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP), together with the Electrical and Mechanical Services [...]
Cleaner Air for Hong Kong GIFT Founder and CEO Chandran Nair is the covener of the Support Group which advises the Council for Sustainable Development on air quality issues in Hong Kong. The Air Summit was held on December 17, 2007. December’s events have placed GIFT on the platform to improve air quality in Hong [...]
BASF Corporation is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany which is a leading chemical company involved in a range of products from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals and oil and gas. Through its products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays a role in finding answers to global challenges, [...]
Certificate of Merit – Hong Kong Eco-Business Awards: Green Property Management Award As early as July 2000, Kwong Wah Hospital already took pride in being the first hospital under the Hospital Authority to have obtained the ISO14001 Environmental Management System Certificate. In addition, the Kwong Wah Hospital and TWGHs Wong Tai Sin Hospital were awarded the [...]
Air Products has been a leader in ESH for many years, focusing on the safety of its employees and the communities in which it operates, successfully reducing emissions from manufacturing facilities and focusing on the sustainability of the planet.
ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enables utility and industry customers to improve performance, whilst lowering environmental impact. We aspire to create value for our stakeholders by meeting the needs of our customers, employees and the communities where we undertake business.
Lockheed Martin—Supporting Our Nation’s Energy and Climate Challenges Lockheed Martin is proud to bring decades of relevant experience and more than 140,000 innovating minds to help solve our nation’s energy and climate challenges—from efficiency and management, to alternative energies and climate monitoring—this is the ultimate systems integration challenge. We are investing our talent in clean, [...]
Climate change Rio Tinto accepts the need for climate change action and recognises the issue as being one of our greatest challenges and opportunities. We believe that emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) resulting from human activities are contributing to climate change and that avoiding human caused changes to the climate is an important international goal. [...]
USING RENEWABLE ENERGY Some might look at a pile of garbage and see…well, a pile of garbage. At SC Johnson, we see an opportunity. We use garbage, waste palm shells and wind to help power our facilities, cutting greenhouse gas emissions and use of fossil fuels. Here’s a look at three of our key projects. [...]
Whirlpool Corporation’s Approach to Environment, Health and Safety Whirlpool Corporation is committed to adopting responsible business activities that are consistent with our reputation for integrity and quality. Accordingly, we are committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, customers and other stakeholders and to minimizing the environmental impact during the design, manufacture, distribution, [...]
The Carbon Cycle Climate change is the systematic accumulation of greenhouse gases, principally CO2, arising from the burning of thermal fuels. When greenhouse gases are released into the atmosphere at rates exceeding the capacity of living, photosynthetically-active plants to trap (sequester) and recycle carbon, the accumulation of these gases is believed to modify our climate. [...]
Alstom understands that renewable energy sources are an essential element of global power strategies for the 21st century. While renewables can not meet all of our electricity needs in this century, there is clear potential for dynamic growth from today’s usage levels.
Associate company : energyLAB energy consultants Carbon Audit The carbon audit is the first step, its the scientific means to quantify your annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. It can also be used to verify that any Carbon reduction claim in terms of emissions or enhancements of carbon sinks. It reports your greenhouse gas emissions per [...]
Climate Addressing our greenhouse gas emissions is a key component of our Mission Zero commitment. We are striving to become a carbon neutral company by measuring, reducing and offsetting our carbon emissions. In addition, we implemented employee programs to help address their emissions and we sell carbon neutral products through our Cool Carpet™ program, one [...]