Toshiba International Procurement Hong Kong - A Winner of2012 Hong Kong
Awards for Environmental Excellence
HONG KONG -- May 2, 2013
Toshiba International Procurement Hong Kong Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502), today announced that it has been selected as
a Gold Award winner of the Sectoral Awards in the 2012 Hong Kong Awards for
Environmental Excellence (HKAEE), widely recognized as one of the most
prestigious and coveted environmental awards in Hong Kong.
Initiated in 2008, HKAEE covers four award schemes, one of the schemes is the
Sectoral Awards. It recognizes organizations which demonstrated "overall
outstanding environmental performance" in total 11 sectors. Gold, Silver and
Bronze awards are granted to the top three companies in each sector annually.
Toshiba International Procurement Hong Kong, Ltd. has won the 2012 Gold award
in the "Import and Export Trades" sector.
"We are grateful that our effort in environmental activities have been
recognized with this prestigious award," said Mr. Atsushi Kato, the President
of Toshiba International Procurement Hong Kong Ltd. "Toshiba has long
understood the importance of conserving the environment as an irreplaceable
asset for future generations. We promote environmental management and
activities throughout our global operations, with the express objective of
becoming one of the world's foremost eco-companies under our long-term
corporate vision, Environmental Vision 2050."
Toshiba International Procurement Hong Kong, Ltd. has exerted its fullest
efforts in environment preservation. It adopted various green measures to
achieve "3R" (Reduce, Reuse, and Recyle) within the office, proactively
communicated environmental messages with its partners, conducted thorough
green management with its suppliers, continuously participated in a number of
environmental programs e.g. Earth Hour, Power Smart Contest, Green Power Hike,
etc. to support local green works, and organized various environmental
education programs to its employees and their family members.
In the six years since the first awards, HKAEE has grown to become one of the
Hong Kong's most coveted environmental awards, and a strong incentive for
companies to promote green management and innovation. This year, the Sectoral
Awards attracted applications from over 700 companies.
Toshiba will further promote environmental activities while accelerating the
pace of its expansion in the global market, aims to contribute to the
realization of a sustainable society by integrating business management and
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