Going green saves CapitaLand S$35m in utilities costs [News]

August 1, 2013 by  
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By Toni Waterman, Channel NewsAsia, 31 Jul 2013.

CapitaLand has saved S$35 million in utilities costs since 2009, according to the company’s 2012 Global Sustainability Report.

CapitaLand was one of the first companies in Singapore to voluntarily publish its sustainability reports. The 2012 report covers its group-wide property portfolio in more than 110 cities in over 20 countries.

CapitaLand received a Level B+ rating from the independent Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) according to its G3.1 guidelines. It was audited by an independent certified sustainability assurance practitioner.

CapitaLand said it has reduced energy use by 11.7 per cent and water use by 16.1 per cent since 2008. The company said it also reduced carbon emissions by 16 per cent in the same time frame.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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