SUSTAINABILITY

sustainability report 2014

The consumption of natural resources remains a core concern for our stakeholders and the YTL Group for innumerable reasons. Whilst supply chain participants such as coffee farmers, mining companies, contract manufacturers and energy companies are able to communicate with their stakeholders, natural capital does not have a clear nor audible voice. As the population continues to deplete natural resources at an accelerating rate, territorial disputes continue to escalate and spill over from the locales of those resources to urban landscapes, the communities therein and commercial interests. The effects of these geopolitical disputes has created widening ripples and sometimes tragic consequences.
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sustainability report 2013

The debate on anthropogenic impacts on the environment continues to rage. We nevertheless remain firm in our belief that mitigating these impacts regardless of the causes of climate change is a priority for the YTL Group and our stakeholders.
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sustainability report 2012

At YTL, sustainable practices and taking a responsible approach to all facets of our business is at the heart of the Group's strategy. As a global infrastructure conglomerate, mitigating impacts on society and the environment continue to be a priority.
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sustainability report 2011

You may have observed that our world is changing at an unprecedented rate. Global consumption of natural resources could almost triple to 140 billion tons a year by 2050 unless nations take drastic steps, as the United Nation issued a warning this year. Weather disasters in the poorest nations have trebled since the 1980s and carbon emissions have also reached highest ever levels, with unpublished estimates from the International Energy Agency (IEA) revealing that the world economy┬┤s return to growth in 2010 coincided with a 1.6 gigatonne rise in carbon dioxide emissions, the highest ever recorded.
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sustainability report 2010

Globally, it can be observed that the world's biggest companies are attempting to make their businesses more sustainable despite the worst recession since the 1930s. A report for the United Nations in June 2010 showed that 93% of the world's top chief executives view sustainability as important to their company's future success.
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sustainability report 2009

According to a McKinsey Report, of the world's 100 largest economic entities, 63 are corporations, not countries. Great power creates great expectations and society increasingly holds businesses accountable as the only institutions strong enough to meet the significant long-term challenges facing our earth. It therefore becomes more than a corporate responsibility and instead becomes crucial for corporate survival.
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sustainability report 2008

We are indeed living in interesting times. Fragile global economies, subprime, banking crises, poverty, rising fuel prices and climate change are frightening realities and intense challenges that we are all experiencing, all within the same century.
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sustainability report 2007

Corporate social responsibility and sustainable development are key activities that are very close to my heart, thus it has been a core issue at YTL for many years now. It is not a "cause" that we simply adopted, but instead a commitment that hinges on our responsibility as one of the leading infrastructure conglomerates in Asia.
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sustainability report 2006

It is imperative that developments are sustainable for our own economic welfare otherwise we are cursing future generations with our negligence as we are now cursed by previous generations of political and business leaders who did not pay attention to sustainability.
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