On December 15, List of CSR World Innovation 2021 award ceremony kicked off in Guangzhou. “Guarding Sprites of the South” project of Hitachi Elevator (China) Co., Ltd was awarded the “Low-Carbon Innovation Award”.
List of CSR World Innovation 2021 is sponsored by CSR World Wide Web and supported by Guangzhou Social Innovation Center, China Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Forum, and other public welfare organizations. The expert committee participating in the review was composed of 25 public welfare and media experts, including Zhou Runan, Associate Professor of School of Communication and Design at Sun Yat-sen University, making List of CSR World Innovation one of the most authoritative lists of this year.
To give full play to the advantages of Guangdong province as a pilot area for forestry carbon sequestration, Hitachi Elevator and SEE (Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology) Pearl River Project Center jointly developed the first ecological public carbon sequestration project “Guarding Sprites of the South” (STCER standard) in Huidong County, Guangdong Province. Relying on the carbon emission trading platform of Guangdong Carbon Emission Institute, this project will create a new path for forest ecosystem protection and ecological environment improvement by piloting carbon emission trading of ecological public welfare forests in rural areas.
In the whole life cycle of products, Hitachi Elevator implements production activities to reduce environmental load, and comprehensively builds a green manufacturing system. Through the green operation, green products, and green supply chain, Hitachi Elevator greens the whole process of its products from cradle to regeneration.
In addition, with the goal of “saving a better environment for the next generation”, Hitachi Elevator actively joins hands with other green public welfare partners to organize and participate in various environmental protection activities.
Hitachi Elevator is a key partner in COP26 and an innovator in the field of climate change. This year, Hitachi Elevator announced to “achieve carbon neutrality in production activities within the Group by 2030, and realize carbon neutrality in the whole value chain from supplier procurement to customer use by 2050”, to promote the sustainable development of enterprises and the society with practical actions.