Every year, the United Nations honors World Environment Day on 5 June to raise awareness about environmental issues and call for action. This year’s theme is sustainable lifestyles, i.e. how we live, work and play and how that impacts the planet. As Barco truly cares about sustainability, we‘re writing three newsrooms on the topic this week. Read today how the Barco people contribute to a better world …
A dedicated team ánd committee
Sustainability is gaining increasing importance on the Barco agenda. Did you know that we have our own Environmental Compliance Office team? Viviana Occhionorelli and her colleagues work hard to minimize the impact of our products and operations on the environment. And they are glad to share their findings, realizations and advice with the rest of the Barco world, through training sessions and internal newsletters. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) steering committee, which was set up in 2013, helps drive Barco’s sustainability efforts forward.
When we say people, we think about Barco offices too, right? How eco-friendly are our offices? Is our new One Campus sustainable? Sustainability is, indeed, a key guiding principle during construction of the new building. In addition, we are working on reducing energy consumption in the existing buildings and throughout our supply chain, while also looking for ways to encourage – and facilitate – sustainable transportation. This year, we’ve kicked off a dedicated project to assess the carbon footprint of all our R&D and manufacturing sites …
Curious to learn how our products and solutions can help create a more sustainable world? Don’t miss tomorrow’s newsroom item!
Check out the World Environment Day (WED) 2015 website to read more about this year’s theme and activities. #WED2015