World’s largest home developer is WWF Climate Saver
Wang Shi, Chairman of Board of Vanke, shakes hands with WWF China CEO Lo Sze Ping.
China Vanke Co Ltd, a developer of homes in 30 Chinese cities, has committed to reduce harmful CO2 emissions by becoming a WWF Climate Saver. The initiative encourages companies such as Volvo, HP and Coca-Cola to reduce greenhouse gases, and its 30 savers have reduced emissions by 100 million tonnes since 1999. Vanke, the world’s largest residential developer and the first property developer to join, will support the transformation of Chinese cities to low-carbon development, through green buildings, solar heating and sharing technology. Climate Savers shows it is possible to achieve business growth and reduce carbon at the same time, while also saving millions of dollars, and encourages companies to lead low-carbon transformations in their industries.
Original article posted on: 13.11.14 Updated on: 23.03.15