To help reduce the Company’s carbon footprint, CNCo strongly encourages employees to follow the Swire Pacific group’s Green Guidelines which are based on the Green Office and Eco-Office practices. We look at applications of the Eco-Office principles such as the Reduce-Reuse-Recycle approach, reduced electricity usage, use of FSC certified paper, double-sided printing, more efficient use of the aircon / heating and follow good recycling practices to further reduce our carbon footprint wherever possible.
CNCo’s offices have held the Singapore Environmental Council Eco-Office Certification since 2012.
Our employees have embraced Eco-Office practices together with the approach to environmental sustainability.
We continue to educate and engage our employees in environmental activities ranging from corporate volunteering for conservation and environmental causes (see Our Communities section of the report for more information), partnering with not-for-profit organisations and organising Lunchtime Takeaway sessions on sustainability-related topics in the Singapore office.
As part of our commitment to promoting sustainable workplace practices, all work station bins at the Fiji office have been removed. Instead, three recycling bins are now available at the office for waste disposal.
The change is aimed at promoting waste segregation and recycling practice in the office. The three waste disposal bins are classified as paper, plastic and general waste. Human Resource Manager, Ashika Chand said the change was implemented to promote wastage and wellness in the office.
“We want to give back to the environment and the recycling companies so that they can form waste into something that is reusable. We have also seen that staff members do not move out of their work stations most of the time, thus in implementing this change we are encouraging our staff to get up from their work station and walk up to bins to throw their rubbish in the recycling bins.” Sustainability is the way to go.