CCBF Action Leadership

Building Energy Pledge

 

In 2013, Members of the Business Environment Council (BEC) and Climate Change Business Forum (CCBF) are joining over 100 companies and organizations globally in taking a pledge to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions in their commercial buildings.  The pledge, which originated with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in Geneva, Switzerland, requires signatories to commit:

 

To create a baseline of the company's commercial buildings and set  time-based energy and/or C02 reduction targest in line with transformative change

 

To publish a company policy for minimum energy performance levels in the company's commercial buildings

 

To define and carry out the company's audit program and implementation strategy to meet energy targets for its commercial buildings

 

To publish annually buildings' energy use, CO2 emissions and progress against reduction targets, in the companies' respective CSR or other report

 

To further promote building energy efficiency among suppliers, employees and othe stakeholders through advocacy,  marketing activity, R&D, education and training

 

CCBF is proud to recognize and honour the leadership of the following signatory companies and organizations:

 

   

               
   

On 25th October BEC and CCBF hosted the Building Energy Pledge Launch event. CCBF ExCo Chair Thomas Ho, Secretary for the Environment KS Wong and Richard Lancaster, Managing Director, CLP Power HK Ltd spoke at the event. 19 companies and organizations were honoured at the event for taking the pledge.

 

CCBF ExCo Chair Thomas Ho delivering a welcome speech at the Building Energy Pledge Launch

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong speaking on Government's energy efficiency initiatives

 

Richard Lancaster, Managing Director, CLP Power HK Ltd., sharing CLP's carbon reduction goals and achievements

 

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong congratulating Thomas Ho, Chief Executive of Gammon Construction & CCBF ExCo Chair for signing the Pledge

 

                          Pledge signatories with Secretary for the Environment and CCBF Director Rachel Fleishman