HONG KONG, June 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As a part of its aim in the direction of internet zero emission by 2050 and to mark World Setting Day 2021, Sino Group (the ‘Group’) pronounces that Sino Land Firm Restricted (‘Sino Land’) has joined the worldwide pledge to help the Enterprise Ambition for 1.5°C, a United Nations (‘UN’) led marketing campaign calling on companies to set science-based targets aimed toward limiting international temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial ranges. To realize this, Sino Land will collaborate with Hong Kong College of Science and Know-how (‘HKUST’) to set science-based targets and develop a holistic method in the direction of internet zero carbon by 2050.
The collaboration will see Sino Land working with main teachers and younger professionals to strengthen the environmental footprint by setting a strong roadmap and targets. A key end result will probably be an analysis of how Sino Land can additional enhance accountable power use inside its property ecosystem and make an actual long-term distinction.
‘Our HKUST analysis staff is happy to collaborate with Sino Land to develop a roadmap in reaching internet zero carbon by 2050. We may also work with the staff to develop science-based targets to satisfy the targets set within the Paris Settlement and decarbonise the constructed atmosphere,’ mentioned Professor Irene Lo, Chair Professor on the Division of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hong Kong College of Science and Know-how.
This pledge serves as one of many many commitments by Sino Land to fulfil Setting, Social and Governance (ESG) and going past the UN Sustainable Improvement Targets. ‘Local weather change is actual, and it’s as much as all of us to actively work in the direction of a sustainable mannequin for the long run. At the moment, on World Setting Day, we’re happy to announce that Sino Land is becoming a member of arms with the worldwide enterprise group by signing onto the Enterprise Ambition for 1.5°C marketing campaign. Alongside our ongoing ESG targets, we intention to mitigate local weather change by decarbonisation. We’re excited to be working alongside distinguished HKUST teachers and younger professionals to set targets and roadmaps that proceed Sino Group’s imaginative and prescient of Creating Higher Lifescapes,” mentioned Mr David Ng, Group Affiliate Director of Sino Group.
At the moment’s announcement furthers Sino Group’s testomony to sustainability. In 2020, Sino Group launched its Sustainability Vision 2030 (“SV 2030′), setting a transparent route for sustainability to be embraced throughout the Teams cross-functional operations. This consists of reaching BEAM Plus certification for all new buildings and WELLTM certification for all upcoming tasks by 2030. Sino Land additionally joined the UN International Compact as a signatory in 2020, selling environmental duty by using revolutionary applied sciences, with property know-how enjoying a significant half.
Sino Group’s dedication to ESG additionally incorporates the ‘social’ facet into the centre of its sustainability technique, with points similar to psychological wellbeing and aesthetics a key facet of their long-term technique. The Group stays dedicated to engaged on revitalisation tasks, heritage conservation promotion, supporting the group, and fostering the humanities and tradition sector.
In 2020, Sino Land was a constituent member of the Dangle Seng ESG 50 index, among the many high ten of the fifth Hong Kong Enterprise Sustainability Index in addition to receiving scores in MSCI ESG Indexes, GRESB and Sustainalytics benchmarks.
About Sino Group
Sino Group is without doubt one of the main property builders in Hong Kong. It includes three listed firms – Sino Land Firm Restricted (HKSE: 083), Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Restricted (HKSE: 0247) and Sino Resorts (Holdings) Restricted (HKSE: 1221) in addition to non-public firms held by the Ng Household.
The Group’s core enterprise is growing residential, workplace, industrial and retail properties on the market and funding. Along with an in depth portfolio in Hong Kong, the Group has footprints in mainland China, Singapore and Australia. The Group has developed greater than 250 tasks, spanning a complete plot ratio space of over 84.6 million sq ft. Our core enterprise is complemented by the gamut of property companies encompassing administration, safety and environmental companies to make sure a seamless Sino Expertise. We’re additionally a key participant in resort and membership administration.
The Group employs greater than 11,000 devoted staff, who share the imaginative and prescient of making higher lifescapes. Lifescape is our imaginative and prescient – to construct a greater life collectively, the place the group thrives in concord by embracing inexperienced dwelling and wellness, by participating with all and pursuing significant designs, and by searching for innovation whereas respecting heritage and tradition. Dedicated and collectively, we create a greater group the place folks reside, work and play. Within the 12 months 2021, the Group celebrates its fiftieth anniversary, commemorating our 5 a long time of community-building and dedication to Creating Higher Lifescapes.
The Group focuses its sustainability efforts on three areas, specifically Inexperienced Residing, Revolutionary Design, and Group Spirit. Sino Land Firm Restricted (083) has been a constituent member of the Dangle Seng Company Sustainability Index Collection since September 2012 for its continuous efforts in selling sustainability.
SOURCE Sino Group