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NEW WORLD GROUP
SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2016
GROUP HIGHL IGHTS
NewWorld Development is a member of the Hang Seng Corporate
Sustainability Index Series 2015-2016 and is listed on the Hong Kong Business
Sustainability Index 2015
NWD
Environment
Properties with
green building certifications
represent
69% of our total GFA of ongoing Hong Kong development
projects.
“The Green Atrium” – our sustainable lifestyle and learning
hub – incorporated
32 green features
under the
categories of energy, air, water, food and waste.
Energy monitoring systems
were piloted at 6 properties
in Hong Kong and Mainland China, which we anticipated
to save about
5%
in electricity costs in the first year.
Office paper consumption was reduced by
30%
through
a managed print system.
Community
The NewWorld Springboard Programme, with up to
15
external social NGOs and sports association partners,
provided
170,000+
hours of sports training in total for
450
under-resourced students.
2,330
swimmers participated in the NewWorld Harbour
Race 2015.
Human Capital
A
93% employee satisfaction rate
was recorded in our
2015 survey, with an 87% employee response rate.
Innovation
The Incubation Circle received
120+
proposals with
400+
efficiency improvement suggestions (an equivalent of
HK$25 million
in cost savings).
NWD supported the
Google EYE (Empowering Young
Entrepreneurs) Program
to capture opportunities in the
digital era.
NWDS
Environment
Energy intensity dropped by
5%
compared with
FY2014/15.
A4 paper consumption dropped by
13.8%
compared
with FY2014/15.
Environmentally-friendly products accounted for approx.
10%
of the total sales of LOL (Love • Original • Life)
Concept Shop.
Almost
200
green activities were organised by stores and
offices.
Community
Over
7,000
under-resourced children in Mainland
China have benefited from the @Dream Sustainable
Development Program, which has been supporting child
development since 2013.
The NWDS Sowers Action Challenging 12 Hours Charity
Marathon raised
HK$450,000
to subsidise the studies of
under-resourced children.
2,400+
members of the NWDS Volunteer Team
contributed
7,477
volunteer service hours in Hong Kong
and Mainland China.
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