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Green Office

At TANNER Asia, one of the most important development strategies is the Business Sustainability. In doing so, TANNER has applied for the WWF Green Office program in early 2010.

The Green Office program is a practical environmental management system based on the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. As a Green Office certificate holder, TANNER has fulfilled the Green Office criteria:

  1. Environmental Program
  2. Continuous Development
  3. Recycling and Sorting Waste
  4. Energy Efficiently and Use of Green Electricity
  5. The Green Office Coordinator
  6. Raising Environmental Awareness of Staff
  7. Communications
  8. Reporting and Tracking Progress

Green Office

At TANNER Asia, one of the most important development strategies is the Business Sustainability. In doing so, TANNER has applied for the WWF Green Office program in early 2010.

The Green Office program is a practical environmental management system based on the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. As a Green Office certificate holder, TANNER has fulfilled the Green Office criteria:

  1. Environmental Program
  2. Continuous Development
  3. Recycling and Sorting Waste
  4. Energy Efficiently and Use of Green Electricity
  5. The Green Office Coordinator
  6. Raising Environmental Awareness of Staff
  7. Communications
  8. Reporting and Tracking Progress

In the Environmental Management System (EMS), TANNER Asia sets the indicators as follows:

Energy Efficiency of Office Equipment

  • Lighting
  • Air Conditioning
  • Office Appliances & Devices

Sustainable Transport

  • Travel to/ from work
  • Business Travel

Efficient Use of Materials

  • Reduce Paper Consumption
  • Environmentally-friendly Purchasing Decisions
  • Preventing Production of Waste

Environmental Program

  • Communication of Environmental Issues
  • Staff Motivation with Personal Achievement Scheme (with Awards to the Greenest Employee in semi-annual and annual term)
  • Environment Workshops

Additional activities are introduced to all employees to get them involved more in the externally environment events such as Earth Hour, Big C – Used Battery Picking.

TANNER Asia’s Green Office Implementation Time-line 2010

  1. Dec 2010: Preparation
  2. Jan 2010: Join Green Office Program
  3. Jan 2010: WWF’s Workshop
  4. Apr 2010: EMS Policy Establishment
  5. Jun 2010: Environment Workshop
  6. Jul 2010: Green Office Audit by WWF
  7. Aug 2010: Green Office Certificate: 19th August 2010
  8. Aug 2010: The Best Green Group Semi-Annual Award with Perks: 19th August 2010
  9. Sep 2010: Environment Workshop
  10. Dec 2010: Environment Workshop

TANNER Asia – Green Office Achievements so far

  1. Reduce the consumption of electricity by 16%
  2. Reduce the consumption of water by 12%
  3. Reduce the consumption of paper by 50%
  4. Sustainably public transport usage increase by 21%
  5. Build up and implement the Personal Achievement Scheme (with individual as well as team awards and perks) with all employees’ involvement

Going Greener (Keep moving forward)

As stated in his speech at the Green Office certificate granting, Mr. Elmar Dutt – Managing Director of TANNER Asia emphasized that the Green Office certificate is just the beginning. Having a Green Office constitutes a long-term commitment that requires all employees’ involvement and devotion to keep the Green Office program moving forward.

Certificates

United Nations Global Compact Initiatives

In TANNER Asia, we not only strive for a green working environment but also thrive with our people development. Participating in the United Nations Global Compact initiatives (UNGC Initiatives) is one of our strategies to commit to aligning the corporate business with both the global economy and society.

As a part of the primary driver of globalization, we set to strictly embrace and follow the ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption:

Human Rights

  • Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
  • Principle 2: Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labour

  • Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
  • Principle 4: The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour.
  • Principle 5: The effective abolition of child labour.
  • Principle 6: The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Environment

  • Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.
  • Principle 8: Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.
  • Principle 9: Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Anti-Corruption

  • Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

Human Rights

  • Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
  • Principle 2: Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labour

  • Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
  • Principle 4: The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour.
  • Principle 5: The effective abolition of child labour.
  • Principle 6: The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Environment

  • Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.
  • Principle 8: Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.
  • Principle 9: Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Anti-Corruption

  • Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

To accelerate the Global Compact strategy for the upcoming years, TANNER Asia explicitly advances itself in effective engagement to sustainable social development and becomes a role model for all small & medium enterprises in corporate social responsibility.

Upon maintaining the position of a Green Office certificate holder, TANNER looks forward to networking and exchanging the environmental management experiences with its stakeholders to strengthen the awareness of corporate sustainability.

TANNER also cultivates its employees which are the value-driven core of the company’s business. It is the human right and friendly culture that facilitates a firm background for TANNER’s people to grow and address the company’s motto.

Being a participant of the UNGC, TANNER has a sufficient resource of people and knowledge empowering its progress on the global demand for sustainable development. To adhere to the UNGC’s direction, TANNER has deliberated in all its policies and practices to ensure a transparent and integral business.

Compliance Policy

TANNER Asia aims to create value for its stakeholders, its employees and society as a whole. We can only sustain an increase in corporate value if we act within the law and in accordance with ethical principles.

Every employee is responsible for ensuring that his or her conduct is legally and ethically compliant. This applies to employees at all levels. All our actions must be consistent with our good name and reputation.

After all, business partners, investors and the public expect us to be competent, fair and reliable. My colleagues on the Management Team and I are proud of employees who conduct themselves accordingly.

Integrity forms the basis for sustained success.

About TANNER Asia

As a comprehensive partner for Technical Communication Solutions, TANNER provides excellent services for 30 years in Germany and 15 years in Asia.

Located in Ho Chi Minh City, TANNER Asia is one of the very few long-standing experts in the field in Vietnam and across Asia, providing clients with high-quality service and short delivery times at affordable costs.

About TANNER Asia

As a comprehensive partner for Technical Communication Solutions, TANNER provides excellent services for 30 years in Germany and 15 years in Asia.

Located in Ho Chi Minh City, TANNER Asia is one of the very few long-standing experts in the field in Vietnam and across Asia, providing clients with high-quality service and short delivery times at affordable costs.

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Produce excellent software that add values for your businesses of all types and sizes.
Provide total communication solutions that set your brand reputation above the rest.

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