The CLP Group has kept up its efforts in supporting education in the areas of energy and the environment at different levels across Asia Pacific by tailoring plans to local needs and engaging various partners.
Promoting energy efficiency in schools
Investing in education is in line with CLP’s interest as the company wants to equip the next generation with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the complexity of the energy business and the importance of environmental protection. Some of the key programmes in 2017 were:
The CLP Group has developed strategies to address renewable resources and global climate change since 2004. To meet the challenges ahead, the power company has updated its Climate Vision 2050, building on the optimism of CLP's original aspirational, science-based trajectory while taking into consideration the realities of the energy market development in the Asia-Pacific region.
Friday, April 20 was truly a global day of giving. Nearly 4,000 employees from 25 different regions around the world contributed ideas, talent and compassion to more than 125 projects in local communities for the 22nd annual Viacommunity Day, a celebration of the company’s values and commitment to giving back.
How original thinking is bringing greener, safer electricity to CLP's customers
Imagine the scene: It’s a hot and humid early summer evening and you are about to enjoy a family dinner at home. Then you receive a text message telling you that your air-conditioner has been adjusted by two degrees and you can earn a credit on your next energy bill if you keep it at that level for the next two hours. It is up to you to make the choice.
As business leaders and heads of state congregate at Davos for the 2018 World Economic Forum to explore solutions to the world’s biggest challenges, they will come across an innovative new way to get around town—public bus transportation.
Another year of pushing CLP Group’s sustainability work to the next level has borne fruit, with industry recognition earned in Hong Kong and beyond.
At the CDP Hong Kong and South East Asia awards, CLP was named the best performing Hong Kong company with a score of A- for its water programmes in 2017. It was ranked top of the Hong Kong-based or listed companies which participated in the CDP survey. The assessment was based on the climate change, water and forest-related data received from 1,073 of the world’s largest companies.
Over 120 colleagues from CBRE Hong Kong completed Walk For A Wish along the Central Harbourfront on Oct 27, 2017. The event raised funds for HandsOn Hong Kong, a non-profit organization which provides volunteer services to the underprivileged. The 10km walk also marked the conclusion of the first CBRE Wellness Week in Hong Kong.
At the heart of the CLP Group's success in the Asia Pacific power sector is its value creation process, which draws on various inputs and through its business activities converts them to outputs that create positive value for its stakeholders.
Citigroup’s new One Bay East office, located in the heart of the Kowloon financial district, has become Hong Kong’s first LEED Platinum and WELL Silver Pre-Certified space.
Since first advising the bank on the acquisition of the tower for a record $700 million in 2014, CBRE have provided project and change management at the tower to deliver the most highly certified building in Hong Kong.