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  1. Naval architect makes design breakthrough

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... to enhance safety, security and environmental standards. With a career spanning five decades and a series of honours and worldwide recognition for his designs, Hong Kong naval architect Peter Cheng ... was built in 2000, at the Waigaoqiao shipyard near Shanghai, long before the International Maritime Organisation introduced new design standards for controlling the disposal of ballast water at sea. ...

  2. Developer rivalry helping to drive the eco initiative

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... including residential properties, account for about 70 per cent of total greenhouse gas emissions. Residential and commercial buildings account for about 80 per cent of electricity consumed in Hong ... to reduce carbon emissions, a special situation may help reverse the trend. 'Competition among developers is helping to drive the 'green' building initiative,' said John Herbert, ...

  3. Accountants enjoy making a difference

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... such as the Standard Chartered Marathon. And, as local charities have seen funding decline due to the global financial crisis, such assistance could help them to weather the storm. Ms Tsui said ... encouraging staff to take action on an individual and collective level to reduce pollution and emissions. By 2010, KPMG plans to reduce its global carbon footprint by 25 per cent from a 2007 baseline. ...



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