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Reduce Carbon Footprint

Reduce Carbon Footprint Step by Step

For enterprises, before the implementation of carbon reduction strategies, they must learn thoroughly about all possible ways to produce greenhouse gases of the product within the life-cycle and prevent them, that is, to reduce the carbon footprint of products. BenQ practice the promise of sustainability of the Earth, and has been closely following the international standards and trend for carbon footprint calculation.

Carbon footprint means the carbon dioxide released directly and indirectly from a product in the process of raw material acquisition, manufacture, distribution, transportation as to the use and final disposal stage.

In 2009, BenQ follow the PAS 2050 protocol drawn by British Standards Institution (BSI), UK Carbon Trust and the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and select products with 20-inch display, ref. G2020HD and 32-inch TV, ref. VB3223E as an indicator models and cooperate with suppliers from front-end of product design to proceed product carbon footprint inventory and achieve industry-leading product carbon footprint certification. In 2010, BenQ gradually reduced the carbon footprint certification of digital projector, ref. MP772ST, e-book reader, ref. K61 and digital camera, ref. C1450 and etc. Step by step, BenQ fulfill CSR declaration to return sustainability to Earth.