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Gammon wins at Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2015

Gammon Construction Limited (Gammon) won the “Asia’s Best Supply Chain Reporting” award at the 2015 Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards, which was announced at the official residence of the British High Commissioner in Singapore on 28th January. The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards, which is organised by CSR Works, recognises sustainability reporting leaders in Asia.

 



Gammon is the pioneer in the construction industry in Hong Kong to report its green strategies, with its first sustainability report published in 2003. The Company engages suppliers and focuses on integrating their production processes, increasing capabilities, improving efficiency and reducing waste in order to create value for customers and the community. Achievements include:

 


• The first and currently only construction company in Hong Kong to widely use B5 biodiesel in construction equipment – saving 2,685 tonnes CO2 in 2015.

• Extended the use of B5 biodiesel to mixer trucks in 2015

• Introduced HDPE (high-density polyethylene) barriers which are more durable and recyclable, achieving a lower life cycle cost with cost reductions exceeding 30%.

• Use of over 95% FSC/PEFC certified sustainable timber & plywood for formwork and 100% use of FSC/PEFC mixed sources timber doors.

 


“We are proud to be one of the winners amongst the sustainability reporting leaders in the region, and will continue to work with our suppliers to review the impacts of our materials on the community and to look for opportunities in procuring more responsibly.” Susan Siu, Head of Procurement of Gammon, said. 

 



Gammon was also an award finalist for Carbon Disclosure Reporting.

 



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For further information please contact:

Candy Chan   

Corporate Communications Manager

Tel: + 852 2516 8733

Email: candy.chan@gammonconstruction.com





About Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards

The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards recognise and honour sustainability reporting leaders in Asia. It was organised by CSRWorks Events, a unit of CSRWorks International, Singapore's leading sustainability advisory and training firm.

 



The Awards are supported by a number of reputable organisations, including The Global Compact Network Singapore, British High Commission, British Chamber of Commerce Singapore, High Commission of Canada and Canadian Chamber of Commerce Singapore.