Global Compact, GAC Ventures, VisionEdge Technologies and the Foundation of Taiwan Industry Services (FTIS) hosted a talk on Green Productivity on 25 April at Global Compact’s office. At the event, the FTIS delegation, represented by Ms Dinah Tai, project manager and Nelly Chen, senior engineer from FTIS’s Sustainable Management and Innovative Technology Division shared with participants about their tried and tested methodologies to help organisations enhance profitability by greening their factories.
Patrick Chan, managing director, GAC Ventures and VisionEdge Technologies opened the session with his talk “Why is Green Productivity Important for your Business?”
This was followed by a presentation by Ms Dinah Tai from the Foundation of Taiwan Industry Service on “Green Productivity and the Green Factor - Experience of Taiwan.”
Ms Tai also gave an introduction of Green Trade Hub, an online platform connecting eco-products and environmental solutions, which is plugged into the East Asia Business Exchange, connecting companies across 13 different markets in ASEAN, China, Korea and Japan.
Taiwan is committed to the climate movement for nearly three decades and has best practices that other countries can learn from. Insights from the region gleaned from studies by the Asia Pacific Centre of Excellence on Green Productivity, co-hosted by Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) based in Tokyo and China Productivity Centre in Taiwan were shared at the event.
Participants at the talk included CSR Works International, Flexi Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd/ Enerprof, Global SEnSE, Institute of Parks & Recreation, NabCore Enterprises Pte LTd, SUNGeneration Energy Pte Ltd, Valency International Trading Pte Ltd, EcoClean Technology Sdn Bhd, JK Tech and Alphas Training.