CSR Green Community

Green Community

Shui On Land announced its Sustainable Development Policy and formed the Sustainable Development Committee in 2006. In 2012, the Company set Six Major Goals of Sustainable Development. Shui On Land implements sustainable development practice in different aspects of operation and a number of its projects received LEED certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Building Rating from the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China.

Sustainable Development Brochure

Green Planning

The idea of healthy living (green health) is embedded in Shui On Land’s community development philosophy. Strategies like mixed use development, small blocks and dense-road network, public transport oriented development, well-planned open space  and pedestrian system were emphasized during the master-planning stage to create a pedestrian friendly’s “ live-work-play” community. People can enjoy a convenient, efficient, healthy and comfortable life style while they reduce the dependency on car. We follow master-planning principles to create sustainable communities and is committed to obtaining Energy and Environmental Design for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) certification for all our large-scale master-planning projects.

Green Design

At Shui On Land, architectural design fully integrates sustainable development. In order to provide a healthy, proper, and efficient living space while respecting the nature, the design takes into account many aspects of environmental protection and pollution reduction. Shui On Land pledges that all new commercial building projects will be accredited with LEED or China Green Building (CGB) certifications, and all new residential building projects will be accredited with CGB Certifications. Shui On Land’s green design not only utilizes sustainable technologies throughout the design process but also encourages healthy and comfortable living that is cost effective. These initiatives promote the idea that sustainability is a lifestyle.

Green Construction

Shui On Land promotes sustainable construction measures, such as using eco-friendly materials and recycle materials to save resources. We also adopt a range of measures to closely monitor the construction process, including using recycle and reuse materials, strengthening flooding management and control, and controlling the quality of indoor environment. Measures are in place to minimize disturbance of construction protect the environment and provide a healthy working environment.

Green Operation

Premium property management team: Feng Chen Property Management, a subsidiary of Shui On Land, strives to provide excellent property management services to create a green and healthy living environment for its clients. In 2012, Feng Cheng’s efforts in analysising energy usage resulted in reducing energy consumption and electricity costs for Shanghai, Wuhan, and Chongqing projects by RMB 2.1 million compared with those of 2011.
Feng Cheng’s accolades:
  •  Passed the certification of GB/T 24001-2004/ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System Certified.
  •  Obtained “Class-A Qualification” certificate issued by the Ministry of Housing and Department of Urban –Rural Development of China.
  •  Property management of “ Corporate Avenue” was awarded Major Energy-Efficient Project 2012 of Huangpu District.

Visual Energy Monitoring System: Shui On Land provides visual energy consumption calculation and real-time monitoring for all the buildings it owns and manages. Our equipment tracks carbon emissions, provides energy-efficient diagnostics, and monitor IQA.
These measures enable:
1. Scientifically measure a building’s energy consumption and obtain accurate data on its carbon emissions and IAQ.
2. Strengthen management in opeation to promote building energy conservation and reduce energy consumption.
3. Design and achieve reasonable energy consumption targets based on historical data to avoid wastage.
4. Provide tenants with personalized energy conservation and IQA services.