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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Clean the World recyclers collect unwanted soap from hotels for the needy

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 06:07am by Ernest Kao

    ... allows them to promote corporate social responsibility." The group hopes to attract more funding, expand operations and pull more hotel chains on board with the help of InvestHK, a government agency that assists non-local businesses to move to or expand in the city. Natalie Chan, director of corporate responsibility and sustainability at Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, which owns ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Campus scoops top energy award

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... of the expertise among our faculty to develop innovative energy technologies, we took on the challenge. " It's a university's role to take a leading role in dealing with a city's social responsibilities," said Professor John Malpas, the pro-vice-chancellor and vice-president (infrastructure), who led the Centennial Campus expansion. But Malpas said the government also has a responsibility ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Developers pledge less wasteful gift hamper packaging … next year

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Ernest Kao, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... on a 60-cent-per-kilogram landfill-disposal cost. But Ho said such extravagance came at the expense of the environment. "The big companies always talk about CSR (corporate social responsibility) … They should ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Fashion labels 'ignoring Chinese suppliers' dirty practices'

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... textile suppliers. Environmentalists have called some of the brands, including Marks & Spencer, Disney, J.C. Penney, Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, the worst examples of social responsibility by multinational companies in China. In a report released in Beijing yesterday, five major non-governmental organisations in China said their appeals to those international fashion brands ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's new environmentalists

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 05:25am by Angela Meng

    ... to energy-poor areas, and some of the scrapped projects have resurfaced as part of another round of dam building that includes 21 areas. "There is a lack of responsibility in the private sector. Many companies have developed projects not for the sake of the project itself but for the subsidies that come with it," said Benoit Vermander, a Sinologist and expert on corporate social ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tseung Kwan O residents sign up for pilot scheme to cut food waste

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... it's about whether they are willing to take up the social responsibility as Hong Kong citizens." The 200 households in the Tseung Kwan O scheme have been issued with one-litre cartons ...

  7. Business - Companies - ENVIRONMENT

    Kellogg chief challenged on rainforests during earnings call

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... was addressing the kinds of issues raised by SumOfUs. Green Century Capital said it was founded by non-profit environmental advocacy groups to invest in socially responsible companies, and profits help ... in a responsible and sustainable manner that looks into safeguarding the intrinsic value of the ecosystem, including endangered fauna like the orang-utans and Sumatran tigers," Chan said. Bryant ...

  8. Business - China Business - ENVIRONMENT

    Debate resurfaces over China carbon tax plan

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Huaneng Power used 144 million tonnes of coal in 2011. In 2009, in its social responsibility report, it said it saved 1.03 million tonnes of coal by improving combustion efficiency, resulting ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Dealing with Hong Kong's food waste

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Biotechnics "Most of my customers are hotels and big corporations- those who have a strong sense of social responsibility," Wong says. "But restaurants and local eateries that produce ... fees for effluent discharge. The government won't lose, as landfills cost money. The social cost of pollution from landfills can also be reduced." Hong Kong has failed to make much ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to test new smog-busting drone to help clear polluted skies

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 02:49pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Residents in Beijing and surrounding provinces voiced their anger on social media last week over the slow response of the authorities to the thick smog that covered much of the north. People ...




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