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Description of Carbon Reduction Activities

Nanyang Brothers Tobacco Co. Ltd.

Contact:
Mr Tam Kam Wing, Enterprise Management Department
Tel: (852) 2460-4203 E-mail:
tamkw@nbt-hk.com

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National Arts Entertainment and Culture Group LimitedNational Arts Entertainment and Culture Group Limited

Contact:
Ms Chung Ka Bo, HR &; Administrative Officer
Tel: (852) 3974-8934 Fax: (852) 2851-3186 E-mail: info@nationalarts.com.cn

Energy Conservation

  • Maintain the room temperature at 25.5 degree Celsius
  • Adjust the computer to power saving mode, the screen will be turned off when the computer stops working more than 20 minutes
  • Shut down all the energy system after business hours or after use
  • Turn off the unnecessary light system during lunch hour or when leaving the meeting room
  • Use curtains to cover the windows when the sun is violent, which can reduce the heat transfer to indoor
  • Purchase products with energy efficiency labels for office equipments

Waste Reduction

  • Use paper on both sides
  • Place paper collecting bin to encourage employees to use recycle paper
  • Use emails and e-memos to replace the paper usage for communication
  • Reuse envelopes, folders, cartons, or other paper office supplies
  • Use reusable stationery
  • Monitor the demand of stationery to reduce the waste
  • Recommend employees to bring their own reusable bowls and cups

Reuse and Recycling

  • Recycle the old computers, electrical appliances and office equipment
  • Classify and recycle plastic bottles, glass bottles, toner cartridges, batteries, etc.
  • Arrange recyclers to collect the useless paper

Promotion of environmental awareness

  • Encourage employees to sign and participate in company's “Green Office Charter”
  • Post the monthly energy and paper consumption sheets and reminder cards in the office
  • Place green plants in the office to improve the air quality in the office
  • Encourage employees to take public transportation or walk to office
  • Encourage employees to wear smart causal clothing if there is no meeting
  • Encourage employees to participate in a variety of environmental activities

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nearD LimitednearD Limited

Contact:
E-mail: hr@neard.com

Promoting environmental protection

  • Communicate via intranet or internet to save papers
  • Use of electronic means for communications internally and with external parties as far as possible

Supporting reuse and recycling activities

  • Arrangement for the reuse and recycling of personal computers, notebook computers, equipment and electrical appliances
  • Reuse stationery such as paper clips, envelopes, folders, etc.
  • Reduce copying and printing, encourage printing on recycled paper or using double-sided printing
  • Provide trays to collect and reuse one-sided paper

Saving Electricity

  • Allow separate switching on and off of lights in areas that are only used occasionally
  • Set idling printer, copier and computer in sleep mode
  • Switching off air-conditioning, lighting and equipment in office zones not in operation to save energy
  • Encourage staff to save energy by smart notices in office (i.e. shut down PC's at the end of each day)

Improve energy efficiency

  • Adopt energy-efficient office equipment
  • Open blinds to take advantage of natural light, paint walls in light colors to enhance the effect of natural light
  • Keep the air-conditioners temperature at 25 °C to save energy

Reducing Usage of Water

  • Regularly check the external water equipment and pipes
  • Encourage staff to use less water

Greening

  • Plant green plant in office area

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Networld Technology LimitedNetworld Technology Limited

Contact:
Tel: (852) 3426-2277 Fax: (852) 3580-7610 E-mail: info@networld.hk

Promoting environmental protection

  • Communicate via intranet or internet to save papers
  • Use of electronic means for communications internally and with external parties as far as possible

Supporting reuse and recycling activities

  • Arrangement for the reuse and recycling of personal computers, notebook computers, equipment and electrical appliances
  • Reuse stationery such as paper clips, envelopes, folders, etc.
  • Reduce copying and printing, encourage printing on recycled paper or using double-sided printing
  • Provide trays to collect and reuse one-sided paper

Saving Electricity

  • Allow separate switching on and off of lights in areas that are only used occasionally
  • Set idling printer, copier and computer in sleep mode
  • Switching off air-conditioning, lighting and equipment in office zones not in operation to save energy
  • Encourage staff to save energy by smart notices in office (i.e. shut down PC's at the end of each day)

Improve energy efficiency

  • Adopt energy-efficient office equipment
  • Open blinds to take advantage of natural light, paint walls in light colors to enhance the effect of natural light
  • Keep the air-conditioners temperature at 25 °C to save energy

Reducing Usage of Water

  • Regularly check the external water equipment and pipes
  • Encourage staff to use less water

Greening

  • Plant green plant in office area

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New China Laundry LimitedNew China Laundry Limited

Contact:
Mr Ken Chan, Manager - Facilities Management
Tel: (852) 3412-9681 Fax: (852) 2682-3519 E-mail:
kenchan@ncl.hk

In Laundry Plants

  • Pioneered the commercial high-temperature heat pump (HTHP) in Hong Kong by recycling the waste heat to generate hot water for laundry use, substantially reducing carbon dioxide emissions
  • The final rinse water is recycled for use in the prewash process, thus reducing fresh water consumption
  • Use Eco-laundry bag to completely replace conventional plastic bags for packaging
  • Encourage customers to re-use and reduce consumption of clothes hangers through a rebate system under an incentive program
  • Convert air-cooled chiller to water-cooled chiller
  • Increase regular leakage checks on steam and water piping
  • Improve truck fleet efficiency by slower acceleration and deceleration, keeping tire pressure up, etc. to improve fuel economy
  • Implemented driving policy for all company vehicles to switch off idling engines under a safe condition
  • Up keeping the maintenance of car fleet in good conditions to extend asset life span
  • Redesign delivery notes and administrative forms to reduce paper consumption
  • Switch off unnecessary office lighting and equipments as during lunch hours
  • Encourage the use of staircases instead of elevators
  • Support Green Purchase by choosing suppliers and contractors that adopt and follow environmentally-sound practices
  • Reduce the duration of energy consumption without sacrificing the quality of products and services, and perform seasonal checks on the operating efficiency for all laundry equipments and lighting and ventilation systems for further environmental improvements

In Office

  • Replaced T8 fluorescent tubes with T5 fluorescent tubes, and cut off power supply for superfluous fluorescent tubes
  • Defaulted air-con temperature at 26 °C, and shortened the operating hours of air-conditioner
  • Installed solar films on windows to reduce solar heat
  • Support recycling programs for waste paper, aluminum cans, plastic bottles, toner cartridges, rechargeable batteries, computers, office furniture, condemned linens and towels, etc
  • Reduce copies and prints by means of electronic filing system
  • Reuse stationery, encourage double-sided printings and the use of recycled papers

Continuous Promotions

  • A Green Committee has been formed to implement policies and initiatives to conserve energy, water, raw materials, use recycling and reduce waste where appropriate
  • Conduct environmental awareness trainings to staffs every 6 months, ensuring staffs comply with the green policies mandated by the company
  • Work hand in hand with CLP to explore new technical solutions for further energy optimization

Certifications and Awards

  • ISO 14001 accreditation by BSI since 2006
  • Participated in EPD's Source Separation of Commercial & Industrial Waste Schemes
  • Actively participated in Wastewi$e and Energywi$e programs under the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence Scheme
  • Improved water plumbing systems by joining the Quality Water Recognition Scheme for Buildings organized by the Water Supplies Department
  • The Company received the “Environmental Grand Award” in 2009 organized by NWS Environmental Committee for recognition of remarkable contributions imparted to environmental sustainability

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Contact:
Mr Justin Li, Senior Manager – Sustainability
Tel: (852) 2131-6853 Email:
justinli@nwd.com.hk
  • Conduct Carbon Audits
  • Use energy efficient lighting
  • Established a performance contract to replace lighting at carpark
  • Digitisation of business process
  • Install video conference facilities at different office location to minimise travelling
  • Signatory to Energy Saving Charter

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New World Department Store China LimitedNew World Department Store China Limited

Contact:
Ms. Christy Lee, Manager – Corporate Communication
Tel: (852) 3116-2107 Fax:(852) 2318-0884 Email: nwdscad@nwds.com.hk

Reduce paper use

  • Encourage staff to copy and print documents on both sides of the paper or use recycle paper.
  • Encourage staff to re-consider the actual need before copying and printing.
  • Use electronic means for communications as far as possible, i.e. email.
  • Record paper usage monthly in order to monitor and control the paper usage
  • Place boxes and trays beside photocopiers as containers to collect single-sided paper for reuse
  • Send electronic greeting cards instead of paper cards

Energy saving and waste reduction

  • Computers set in energy saving mode that automatically change to sleep mode when it is not in use for a certain period of time
  • Switch off the lights when the meeting room is not in use.
  • Arrange recycle service company to collect the used toner cartridges.
  • Avoid unnecessary overseas business trip
  • Encourage the use of public transport.

Others

  • Conduct carbon audit on a regular basis.
  • Promote environmental awareness among fellow colleagues, business partners and the general public.
  • Choose suppliers that follow environmentally sound practices.

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New World Property Management Company LimitedNew World Property Management Company Limited

Contact:
THE FOREST
Ms Yung Wan Ting, Rachel – Property Officer
Tel: (852) 3990-1931/(852) 6138-5794 Fax:(852) 3618-4441 Email: rachelyung@nwpmcl.com.hk

THE FOREST
Increase space temperature by 2°C.

  • Adjusted the temperature of Supply Air in Air Handling Units from 22°C to 24°C

Re-scheduling operation hours of MVAC System

  • Adjusted the operation hours of Chiller Plants from 09:00 changed to 09:45.
  • Adjusted the operation hours of Primary Air Handling Units from 09:45 adjusted to 10:30 and 11:30 which is based on the business hours of the tenants on their floor level.

Installed "Variable Speed Drivers (VSD)" on the MVAC components

  • Installed VSDs to monitor the energy effectiveness of chilled water pumps, cooling tower fans and Air Handling Units

Energy Efficient Mode

  • This energy strategy aims to reduce the energy usage of MVAC system on winter and reduce the carbon emission.
  • This strategy will be based on the below criteria:
    1. (1) The outdoor air temperature is below 21°C;
    2. (2) The outdoor air relative humidity is below 70%; and
    3. (3) The Air Quality Health Index at Mong Kok Roadside Station is below index 7.
  • Turn-off the operation of Air Handling Units and switch off the air curtain in public areas; &
  • Open all French Doors along 1/F and 2/F that let the outdoor air be through inside the mall.
  • We encourage our tenants to participate in the energy saving activity by opening their leased French Doors.

Reduce the quantity of T5 double fluorescent tube at the back corridor

  • 1 fluorescent tube was installed in each lamp panel instead of 2.

"Energy Saving Tips"

  • Posting "Energy Saving Tips" at the exits of all plant rooms to remind users to switch off the power before leaving.

Natural Lighting by Skylight

  • The skylight ceiling design to maximize the utilization of sunlight so that less lighting is required at the daytime to save energy

Grey Water Recycling System

  • The grey water system is to collect grey water from basin and go through the filtration system then the filtrated water will be for cleansing work.

Rain Water Recycling System

  • The rainwater recycling system is to collect the rainwater from roof and storage at the rainwater tank for irrigation.

Condensation Water (from Cooling Tower) Recycling System

  • The condensation water recycling system is to use the condensation water from cooling tower and storage at the flushing water tank for flushing.

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Novotel Century Hong KongNovotel Century Hong Kong

Energy conservation

  • Use energy efficient lamps, T5 Fluorescent tube, LED lamp
  • Reduce the hotel water temperature to meet seasonal demands
  • Use B20 bio-diesel
  • Suspend overnight and non-peak hours of elevator operation hours
  • Office lighting and air-conditioning to be turned off when the area is unoccupied/unattended

Reduce water consumption

  • Install water flow regulators in guest room

Waste management

  • Implement waste segregation and recycling for paper, plastic, glass bottles, aluminum cans, metal, compact disc, batteries, used cooking oil, stainless steel, ink cartridges
  • Green Man (garbage bin) in all guest rooms to encourage our guests to segregate the waste
  • Register as chemical waste producer

Environmental Achievement

  • Silver Certification in Earth Check since November 2009
  • Certificate of Merit in 2010 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence

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Novotel Citygate Hong KongNovotel Citygate Hong Kong

Contact:
Mr. Terence Lui, Talent & Culture Manager
Tel: (852) 3602-8890 Fax:(852) 3602-8893 E-mail:
H6239-HR@accor.com

  • Plant for Planet Program – encourage guests to reduce towels
  • Set up organic farm in hotel in 2015
  • Encourage staff to donate clothes to Friends of The Earth
  • Food Donating – the food collected from Hotel’s Buffet Restaurant every day
  • Food Waste Control – Reduce food waste monthly
  • Reduce electricity, gas & water consumption by setting goals
  • Planet 21 In-Action Committee meeting will be processed every month to monitor the environmental impacts
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    Novotel Nathan Road KowloonNovotel Nathan Road Kowloon Hong Kong

    Contact:
    Ms Doris Chan, Human Resources Manager
    Tel: (852) 3965 8883 E-mail:
    h6771-hr@accor.com

    Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    • Set up replacement plan for CFC appliances
    • Keep record of usage of CFC refrigerate
    • Maintain records of food miles
    • Apply green purchasing policy
    • Support and encourage tree planting activities

    Energy Conservation

    • Set energy consumption targets
    • Organise quarterly energy meeting
    • Train up staff with best practice for energy efficiency
    • Use energy efficient lamps, T5 fluorescent tube, LED lamp
    • Install Variable speed drives for bathroom extraction systems
    • Suspend unnecessary lift operation in midnight
    • Formulate energy efficiency preventative maintenance plan
    • Install double-glazed windows for guestrooms
    • Install movement sensors to escalators

    Water Saving

    • Set water consumption targets
    • Install flow regulators in shower heads and faucets of all guestrooms
    • Train up staff with best practice for water saving
    • Formulate water saving preventative maintenance plan
    • Encourage guests not to change bathroom towel / bedsheet if applicable

    Waste Management

    • Promote recycle of waste in all areas of hotel operation
    • Implement waste segregation and recycling of plastic, paper, aluminum, glass, food waste, used cooking oil, batteries, toner cartridge, metal etc
    • Reduce usage of plastic packaging for laundry items
    • Reduce waste for landfill with the implementation of waste segregation

    Environmental Achievement

    • Achieved EarthCheck Silver Certificate since 2009
    • Achieved Certificate of Merit in 2010 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence
    • Awarded Quality Water Recognition Scheme for Building since 2010

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    NowHere Design LimitedNowHere Design Limited

    Contact:
    Tel: (852) 2117-8030 E-mail: info@NowHereHK.com
    • Design award winning interior design & contracting company
    • Caring Company Award
    • Promote Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (3R eco-friendly) design concept
    • Use environmentally-friendly building materials in residential, commercial, school and church construction projects
    • Paperless office practice: a digital file, e-mail instead of printed paper design plans and documents
    • Select LED lights, compact fluorescent lamps and T5 tube as the main lighting in projects
    • Propose to adjust room temperature by the creation of the fan and the window so as to reduce the abuse of air conditioning and energy conservation
    • Recovery of useful building materials, furniture and supplies, whihc are donated to environmental groups and charitable organizations
    • Encourage staff and customers to participate in environmental activities to support of green living

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    NTK Academic GroupNTK Academic Group

    Contact:
    Mr. LAM Kin Wai Zando, Supervisor (HR)
    Tel: (852) 2894-8311 Fax:(852) 3011-6058 Email: Zando.lam@ntk.edu.hk

    Vehicle Usage

    • Conduct regular car checking and maintenance to keep company car in good condition to reduce pollutants emission
    • Use proper tyres, maintain good driving habit and attitude, and switch off the engine when idling to prevent unnecessary fuel consumption

    Energy Saving

    • Cooperate with property management to clean and replace all air conditioning filters quarterly within the school
    • Switch off the air conditioners/ lights in unoccupied classrooms
    • Prevent leakage of cool air by ensuring that the door and windows are closed
    • Arrange the position of fluorescent tubes in an effective way and use natural daylight to save energy
    • Use more and bigger glasses to allow more natural daylight passing through
    • Use white wallpaper to increase light reflection
    • Encourage our staff to switch off their computer when leaving the office
    • Use energy efficient electrical appliances (Energy label grade 1)
    • Encourage staff to take the stairs instead of lift within the school

    Paper Saving (4-R)
    1. Reduce

    • Encourage staff not to print unnecessary materials
    • Set double-sided printing as default setting of the school’s printers

    2. Reuse

    • Place collection box to collect single-side-printed paper for reuse

    3. Recycle

    • Encourage staff to separate paper from waste
    • Place collection box to collect used paper and send to recycling organization

    4. Replace

    • Encourage staff to use electronic documents instead of printed documents
    • Send electronic copy of teacher schedule, receipt and student progress report to customers instead of hard copy
    • Install interactive teaching facilities in classrooms by using computer and projector during lesson
    • Use electronic pay slip

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    Telephone: (852) 2838-3111    Fax: (852) 2838-2155    Email: climatechange@epd.gov.hk

     

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