HONG KONG, September 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Neonlite Electronic & Lighting (HK) Limited, the renowned energy-efficient lighting brand owner of MEGAMAN®, today released its first Sustainability Report, marking the company's commitment to conducting its business in a socially sustainable manner. With these results, MEGAMAN® has confirmed its top position of the lighting industry in ecological optimization of manufacturing processes and products.
Embracing the philosophy of "Life in Light" and a sustainable management strategy in economic, environmental and social aspects, this report presents the way Neonlite takes its responsibilities across its value chain and the approach it works to mitigate the environmental impact arising from its products, and daily operations. Neonlite also shows how it takes care of its employees and present its engagement to the communities, especially enhancing environmental education.
Highlights of the report include:
- Average mercury usage in CFL reduced to 1.63 mg per lamp as a result of Amalgam technology.
- 50kg of mercury recovered from company's own recycling plant between 2007 and 2010.
- Employee accidents decreased by 66% in 2010 as compared to 2007.
- MEGAMAN® Charity Trust Fund funded research projects investigating artificial lighting in commercial interiors and new strategies for sustainable lighting.
- Corporate donations totaled US$7.84 million, of which 78% went to education.
"We are delighted to introduce our first Sustainability Report to demonstrate our dedication to the sustainable development of our business and the community as a whole," said Foo Onn Wah, Chairman, and Lee Wing Tak, Chief Executive Officer, of Neonlite. "This report serves as a platform to facilitate dialogue with our stakeholders on our sustainability performance, and proclaims our continuous commitment to care for people and the environment as we continue to bring innovative lighting solutions to our domestic and commercial customers."
The report is guided by the Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) and is corresponding to Level B. It can be viewed and downloaded at http://www.megaman.cc/sustainability-report
NeonliteElectronic & Lighting (HK) Limited, the brand owner of MEGAMAN®, is a global leader in the design, innovation and distribution of eco-friendly, energy efficient LED and CFL lighting products. The company has its own state-of-the-art manufacturing plants, an extensive network of concept stores, and wide distribution of its MEGAMAN® products in over 90 countries throughout the world.
For more information about Neonlite and MEGAMAN®, please visit the website at http://www.megaman.cc.
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