Energy Conservation Management
Energy Conservation Policy
The Bank has incorporated energy conservation as a part of the Bank’s mission and places value on environmental conservation both internally and externally, supporting energy conservation activities and building awareness among employees on the importance of energy conservation. The Bank requires its executives and employees at all levels to observe the energy conservation guidelines of the Bank as part of their duties and responsibilities.
Energy Conservation Management Structure
In order to ensure effective energy conservation, the Bank has appointed an Energy Management Team to review the status of energy consumption, gather information on the Bank’s energy and GHG emissions management, report findings to senior management, and organize training or activities on energy conservation for the Bank’s executives and employees.
In addition, the Bank has appointed an Energy Management Appraisal Team to be responsible for the examination and evaluation of energy management in the organization to support successful and tangible energy conservation, and a GHG Emissions and Absorption Analysis Reporting Team to prepare reports on GHG emissions and absorption to enhance effectiveness of data collection covering all activities that significantly affect the environment.
Monitoring, Examination and Evaluation of Energy Conservation
The Bank has set up the Energy Management Team to monitor, examine, and evaluate energy conservation initiatives in a continuous and systematic manner in order to achieve energy and resource consumption goals. The Energy Management Team also performs duties related to energy management that include maintaining the energy management system, studying and surveying information in different areas, handling complaints related to resources and energy efficiency in buildings, reporting compliance with management guidelines to executives, preparing operational plans and imposing energy consumption reduction measures. The team also conducts reviews on energy management and issues energy management system improvement guidelines on a yearly basis. The Bank appointed a third-party verification body to audit energy management information and GHG management or carbon footprint information to collect reliable data for better conduct planning and goal setting. In the case of any deviation from set goals, the team will analyze root causes and recommend corrective actions to executives.