Corporate leadership in CSR
The Edge Malaysia, 20 March 2007
Tan Sri Francis Yeoh, managing director of YTL Corp Bhd (YTL) is one such leader. He is one of the growing numbers of chief executives who are committed to the green agenda. In his speech at the recent one-day conference on “Cutting Carbon to Increase Profits” held in Kuala Lumpur, he spoke with conviction on the ecological debts and such negligence will not be forgiven by our future generations.
City Interview: Colin Skellett
ThisIsMoney (UK), 13 March 2007
'Climate change is happening and there is a 2% annual growth in demand for water in the UK. But we have to absorb that by being smarter, not by passing on the financial buck to customers. Water is fundamental to the health of people and to the health of the environment. Capital investment by Wessex last year was £180m, with all projects tested against green benchmarks. The additional cash will be used at its Bristol sewage treatment works to double the amount of renewable energy it produces using methane from sludge,' says the chairman and CEO of Wessex Water, Colin Skellett.
By Ignorance The Truth Is Known
YTL Community, 7 March 2007
In a powerful and impassioned speech at the launch of the Climate Change Week, YTL Corporation managing director Tan Sri (Dr) Francis Yeoh called for urgent response and action in a battle against global warming.
Appealing to the bottom line
The Edge, 28 February 2007
"Scientists say there is a small window of opportunity of about 10 years to reduce carbon and other greenhouse gases that cause climate change. Our only hope is to take the lessons from the past and move towards a low-carbon economy, a sustainable economy. We need to start thinking about adaptation, that is, adapting to the inevitable effects of climate change," say Dr Kenny Tang and Ruth Yeoh, the editors of Cut Carbon, Grow Profits - Business Strategies for Managing Climate Change and Sustainability.
Climate Change Week - Activities
YTL Community, 16 February 2007
Ruth Yeoh, YTL Corporation finance director and co-editor of soon-to-be-launched book, 'Cut Carbons, Grow Profits', gives an outline on the programme for the Climate Change Week, 6th-9th March 2007.