imondi X Sustainability 丨We are the winner of the Environmental Impact Award at the 2019 China Social Impact Awards

November 12, 2019

We are proud to announce imondi as the winner of the Environmental Impact Award at the 2019 China Social Impact Award; as organised by the British Chamber and the United Nations.

 

 

The construction industry is renowned as one of the largest contributors to climate-change, landfill waste, deforestation and pollution. This issue is especially prevalent within Asia and China where there has been phenomenal growth in construction over the last few decades. 

 

St. John Moore, Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in China

 

 

As winner of the award, imondi through their obsessive focus on providing sustainably-sourced and sustainably manufactured wood-flooring & wall cladding to the construction industry globally, was effectively judged to be the foremost company in China, in terms of their positive impact on the environment.

 

Nicholas Rosellini (UN Resident Coordinator in China), patron of the 2019 China Social Impact Award

 

2019 China Social Impact Awards, organised by the British Chamber & United Nations. Influenced by the UNDP’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, companies will compete for 7 different awards. Each award will be available to companies in two categories, Corporate and SME. The winners will be selected by an independent judicial panel.

 

 

Vision and Mission

  • Recognise and celebrate the efforts and achievements of companies of all industries and sizes to have a positive impact on society and the environment in China.
  • Encourage and raise awareness of Corporate Social Responsibility in China; Inspire companies and individuals to create positive change and impact in society.
  • Bring the community of individuals and businesses together to share ideas, experience and best practice for the benefit of society.

 

 

Environmental Impact Award

The world is facing climate challenges and ecological fragility, and with growing demand on natural resources it is more important now than ever that we act to bring about a more sustainable approach to development. The winner of this award will be the organisation that has judge to have run the most effective campaign in addressing environmental issues.

 

Visit the website for more details

www.socialimpactawards.cn

 

 

  imondi X Sustainability    

 

With recognition and certifications from the FSC, CARB, Green Label, JAS 4star, and LEED, imondi ensures that each and every piece of wood promises minimal impact on the environment and a transparent sourcing journey that is shared with all partners and collaborators. Throughout the year our workshop and the products we manufacture under these standards are regularly checked to ensure that we match and surpass every one of these stringent requirements.

 

In addition to being a finalist in the sustainability category for the British Business Awards 2018, imondi was also the first company in China to win an America’s Archaizer A+Award and was nominated for Global Architecture’s ‘Most Sustainable Product’ in 2014.

 

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