Sustainability Report 2016 - page 8

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NEW WORLD GROUP
SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2016
G R O U P H I G H L I G H T S
Community
The Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Athletics Carnival
attracted
5,000+
participants from Hong Kong and
Shenzhen.
We donated
RMB50,000
and recruited
30
employees to
contribute
4
days of volunteer service to build energy-
saving stoves for
108
poor families in rural Gansu. The
project expects to save
330+
tonnes of firewood and
1,600+
mu (107 hectares) of forests in a year.
1.3
km of jogging trails and stairs were built to promote
a healthy lifestyle for residents of “Shenyang NewWorld
Garden” (“NewWorld • The Riverfront”).
WorkPro
, a social networking platform implemented
at “Wuhan NewWorld Centre”, offers functions such as
security access control, car parking payment and venue
booking. Through the platform, users can identify business
opportunities and network with their neighbours through
a simple swipe and click.
NWS
Environment
1,036
environmentally friendly Euro V or above buses are
in service.
“The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre”,
managed by a wholly-owned subsidiary of NWS, is the
first
venue in Hong Kong to receive
ISO 20121 Event
Sustainability Management System accreditation
.
Community
NewWorld First Ferry launched the
first
breastfeeding
room in Hong Kong public transportation.
NWS Volunteer Alliance members have put in
150,000+
hours of community service since 2001.
NWS Young Ambassadors for Geoconservation have
received
30,000+
hours of training since 2001.
NWCL
Environment
Building Information Modelling (BIM) achieved estimated
savings of
RMB13.2 million
,
125
fewer work days and a
120
m
3
reduction in construction waste across 6 projects.
In an additional
13
property projects in Mainland China,
we adopted the NWCL Green Building Design Guidelines,
exceeding our target of 8 projects in 2015.
10,000
tonnes of reinforced concrete for “Ningbo Office
Tower”was saved through a structural optimisation study.
The waste management facility at “Canton First Estate” is
currently able to treat
55
tonnes of food waste per year.
Relight a NewWorld – an initiative to promote waste
upcycling – was implemented in
5
cities in Mainland
China involving
400+
participants.
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