China Overseas Holdings Limited Awarded Both the WGO’s Green Office Label and UNMDG’s Better World Company Label for Four Consecutive Years
Time: 2016-11-15 16:29:31 Source: China Overseas Holdings Ltd.
(14 November 2016) China Overseas Holdings Limited (hereinafter referred to as “COHL” or the “Group”) today announced that the Group had been awarded both the World Green Organization’s (WGO) Green Office Label and the United Nations Millennium Development Goal’s (UNMDG) Better World Company Label under the Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme (GOALS) initiated by WGO and Junior Chamber International (JCI) North District for four consecutive years; while its subsidiary, Far East Global Group Limited (“Far East Global”, HKSE Code: 00830) was also awarded the labels for the first year, in order to recognize the Group’s green best practices in the offices.
The GOALS has 150 feasible green office best practice criteria, that are grouped into 9 categories, can be used to enhance green office practice. COHL and Far East Global have successfully implemented more than the minimum requirement of 30 criteria and passed the green audit. The 9 categories are energy savings, water savings, waste reduction, paper/printing, green procurement, IT use and disposal, transportation, education and awareness, and green innovation. A “3+” Green Office Label was being awarded to COHL to recognize our long-term support.