Delta Wins Two CSR Champion Awards from Global Views Magazine for the 4th Consecutive Year
Taipei, Taiwan, May 3rd, 2016 - Delta Electronics today announced it has been honored with the 12th annual Global Views Magazine CSR Champion Awards in both the “CSR Survey of Electronics Technology” and the Distinguished Program for “Environment Friendly”. The CSR Survey award assessed the company’s overall performance in corporate governance, environmental protection and social involvement. The Distinguished Program award was presented for Delta’s initiative in showcasing its experience and promoting green buildings with its “Delta21 @ COP21
” green buildings exhibition at the Paris UN Climate Change Conference (COP21). This was the 4th consecutive year that Delta has won two CSR Champion Awards from Global Views Magazine.
Mr. Bruce Cheng, founder and honorary chairman of Delta Group, expressed, “I would like to thank the judges for their favorable assessment. Delta values CSR, and we are dedicated to our responsibility as an international corporate citizen. Delta has launched many important programs in 2015. Facing the crisis of global warming, Delta has voluntarily reduced its corporate carbon emissions with concrete actions, and has committed to a new goal of further reducing its overall electricity intensity by an additional 30% by 2020. In addition, Delta actively participated in the Paris UN Climate Change Conference, and its international forums, sharing our experience in energy efficiency with a green buildings exhibition. Delta also launched an online open learning platform, DeltaMOOCx
, aimed at nurturing talent with technical and vocational education through online learning.”
In 2015, Delta committed to voluntarily reducing carbon emissions by decreasing its electricity intensity an additional 30% by 2020 compared to 2014. Delta has expanded the scope of its energy saving measures and all employees are participating in energy-saving actions. This follows the company’s reduction of electricity intensity by 50% at its main manufacturing facilities from 2009 to 2014.
Prior to COP21, Delta published the book “Delta’s Plan for Action on Climate Change”, which describes the company’s environmental commitments, and is intended to promote climate action projects, express concern for climate change issues, and enhance international impact. Delta continues to develop many green technology products with high efficiency in the areas of energy creation, energy storage, and energy saving, as well as more solutions for carbon reduction.
In 2015, Delta actively participated in the Paris UN Climate Change Conference (COP21), sharing its experiences in constructing 21 green buildings over last ten years with an international audience. The “Delta21 @ COP21”, green buildings exhibition fully showcased Delta’s concrete results in energy saving and green buildings, and highlighted its corporate endeavors to reduce the energy consumption of buildings and to provide environmental education. During the many official forums at COP21, Delta called on countries to value the benefits of energy efficiency and to further reduce carbon emissions. The opportunity allowed Delta to share its experiences with UN members and key opinion leaders in the environmental sector, and enhance its corporate influence. It was a unique opportunity for Delta and even for Taiwan.
In addition, Delta actively launched online open learning platform- DeltaMOOCx, which serves as the medium enabling experts to use online technology to spread their influence, while providing more learning resources for more students, and narrowing the gap between the urban and rural areas. The goal is to closely connect industrial development and technical and vocational education. To date, DeltaMOOCx has created 1,200 learning videos, been browsed by over 200,000 people, gained 45 participating schools, and received more than 8,000 registrations.
The 12th Global Views CSR Awards includes two categories: “Annual CSR Survey” and “Distinguished Programs”. The “Annual CSR Survey” consists of Electronic Technology, Traditional Manufacturing, Finance and Service. The “Distinguished Programs” comprise Enterprise Happiness, Environment Friendly, Education and Promotion, and Public Welfare Promotion. The 12th Global Views CSR Awards attracted a total of 131 participating enterprises with a total of 1,282 projects applying for awards.
From left to right: Delta founder Bruce Cheng, the executive director of Delta Electronics Foundation Shan-Shan Guo.