2017/11/27ECOVE Environment Corporation Obtained the World’s First BS 8001:2017 Circular Economy Certification from BSI
ECOVE Environment Corporation, the industry-leading resource cycling services provider, has long been dedicated to circular economy; the efforts have been honored with the BS 8001:2017 Circular Economy Certification and Circular Economy Sustainability Award by British Standard Institution (BSI). The award ceremony was held on Nov. 1st. ECOVE Environment Corporation Chairman J. J. Liao accepted the awards on behalf of the company.
BSI, a British institution with a royal charter, offers internationally renowned standards development, standards services and professional evaluation systems. Since May this year, BSI has issued the first circular economy standard, the BS 8001:2017, providing a practical framework to help organizations adopt circular economy approaches.
Founded in 1999, ECOVE Environment Corporation, specializing in Energy-from-Waste (EfW) and waste management, has operated, managed, overhauled and upgraded systems of two thirds of Taiwan EfW plants for 20 years. By applying technical knowhow to advance efficiencies in resource cycling, the company excels in prolonging service life of EfW plants; moreover, it has obtained 24 Taiwan patents and 11 China patents.
“ECOVE Environment Corporation, combining technological and business-model innovation to produce entirely new services of resource cycling such as photovoltaic power and waste, achieves the highest grade of BS 8001:2017 standard by improving resource cycling efficiency that conforms to the aim of circular economy,” indicated by BSI.
In addition to the BS 8001:2017, ECOVE Environment Corporation also obtained “Circular Economy Sustainability Award” during the ceremony. The company promised that it will consistently dedicate to circular economy industry and provide environmental benefits through improving resource cycling efficiency (™).
2017/11/23ECOVE Receives 4 Awards at the 2017 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards
ECOVE Environment Corporation, the industry-leading resource cycling services provider, has long been dedicated to corporate and responsibilities economically, socially, and environmentally; the efforts have been recognized with the Taiwan Corporate Sustainability and Awards (TCSA) for outstanding firms fulfilling corporate social responsibilities. The award ceremony was held at Howard Civil Service International House on Nov. 23th. ECOVE Environment Corporation Chairman J. J. Liao accepted the awards on behalf of the company.
This year, 143 corporations have entered the award competition, and their total business volume accounts for 83% of Taiwan's GDP. The TCSA, organized by Taiwan Institute for Sustainable ten years ago, therefore , is the most prestigious and iconic honor for domestic corporate social responsibility.
In total, ECOVE Environment Corporation won “Service Industry Group Report Gold Award” and “Transparency Integrity Award”, both of which recognize Corporate Sustainability Report coverage evincing fulfillment of social responsibility through information disclosure completeness, credibility, and communication efficacy. The company also brought home the “TOP 50 Corporate Sustainability Award” in the overall performance category for the first time and “Circular Economy Leadership Award”, which recognizes the company’s improvement of Resource Usage.
“This October, ECOVE Environment Corporation just built the new ECOVE brand to expand the international markets. In the coming days, ECOVE will continually improve resource cycling efficiency (TM) with the core belief, Every Resource Counts, to promote sustainable development and global progress,” said Liao, Chairman of ECOVE Environment Corporation.
2017/11/21ECOVE Miaoli EfW Plant Rated as a 5-Star Environmental Education Facility; Keelung EfW Plant Also Certified with the Qualified Facility Title by EPA
Miaoli and Keelung EfW Plants, operated by the industry-leading resource cycling services provider ECOVE, have long been dedicated to environmental education; the efforts have been recognized with “2017 National Environmental Education Promotion Evaluation” for the qualified facility. Moreover, Miaoli Plant rated as a 5-star environmental education facility.
2017 National Environmental Education Promotion Evaluation, held by Environmental Protection Administration(EPA) this year, aimed to examine the performance of 26 authorization facilities.
Miaoli Plant, assisted by Environmental Protection Bureau of Miaoli Count, takes an event, a story, or a history from neighboring Zhonggangxi mangroves, purple butterflies, migratory birds and other habitats to develope ecological education programs and offer EfW experiential courses. Taking part in this evaluation for the first time, it is rated as a 5-star environmental education facility.
In addition, Keelung EfW Plant also certified with qualified facility title by illuminating the ecological subject with local endangered black kites, underscoring the urgency of resource cycling, and educating the public the importance of protecting community environment.
ECOVE Environment Corporation, active participation in national environmental agenda and policy, will continually improve resource cycling efficiency with its core belief, Every Resource Counts, to help citizens develop the concept of environmental ethics and the consensus of public participation in environmental protection to call for public environmental protection action.
2017/11/17ECOVE Tainan Cheng-Hsi EfW Plant Honored with Environmental Awards from EPA and Tainan City Government for Carbon Footprint Disclosure
Tainan Cheng-Hsi Efw Plant, operated and managed by the industry-leading resource cycling services provider ECOVE, has long been dedicated to carbon footprint activities and carbon emission disclosure with a data of 340 kgCO2e, authenticated by SGS, an inspection, testing and certification services provider with a royal charter.
The contribution and outstanding performance are highly appreciated and recognized with “the Excellent Unit with Providing Carbon Footprint Emission Factor " from the Environmental Protection Department (EPA) and“the Excellent Enterprise of Practicing Carbon Footprint Label Award” from Tainan City Government.
As climate change is receiving increasing attention worldwide, a new concept, carbon footprint, has emerged. ECOVE Environment Corporation, applying technical knowhow to advance efficiencies in resource cycling, will continually develop as one of top low-carbon enterprises.
2017/11/01ECOVE Tainan Science Park Resource Recycling Center, the Winner of 2016-2017 ROC Enterprise Environmental Protection Sliver Award, Honored with “Honorary Award” from EPA.
Tainan Science Park Resource Recycling Center, operated and managed by the industry-leading resource cycling services provider ECOVE, has recognized with “2016-2017 ROC Enterprise Environmental Protection Sliver Award” for the third consecutive year. Therefore, the center is honored with an additional “Honorary Award” from Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) and become the first resource recycling center of Taiwan’s industrial parks to receive this honor.
With “circular economy”, “pollution reduction”, “environmental education” and “healthy workplace” as the core objectives, Tainan Science Park Resource Recycling Center strictly enforced waste removal and reduction, environmental management, green procurement, and energy saving. It also keeps reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting the concept of environmental protection. The two awards are the acceptations for the center’s hard work.
On behalf of the company, ECOVE Environment Services Corporation President H.H.Tiao and Tainan Science Park Resource Recycling Center manager H.C. Han accepted the honors and promised that the center will continue toward the Green Sustainable Park goal.
2017/10/30ECOVE’s Achievement in Photovoltaic Systems Highly Recognized
GDDC Honored with the Outstanding Enterprises and Enterprise Initiators of 18th Golden Peak Awards
G.D. Development Corporation (GDDC), a subsidiary of the industry-leading resource cycling services provider ECOVE, has long been dedicated to photovoltaics development; the efforts have been recognized with the Golden Peak Awards for the outstanding enterprises and enterprise initiators. The award ceremony was held at the Convention Center of CPC Building on Sep. 22th. GDDC President B. J. Liang accepted the award on behalf of the company.
Established in 2011, GDDC has completed dozens of photovoltaic plant development, investment, operation & maintenance projects. In addition to optimizing Taiwan’s environment for photovoltaic systems, GDDC has utilized this successful experience to develop US market and held entire ownership and managerial authority of the Lumberton Photovoltaic Power Plant located in the state of New Jersey, U.S.A.
The Golden Peak Awards, authenticated by Outstanding Enterprise Manager Association(OEMA), has 18 years of history and are set as ways to support technical innovation and cultivate international competition. The OEMA expected GDDC to keep mastering the economic pulse, implement technological innovation and move toward globalization. GDDC promised that it will be committed to the development of a sustainable low carbon and strengthen energy management.
2017/06/26The 2017 General Shareholders Meeting of ECOVE Environment Corporation and The First Meeting of the Seventh Term of the Board of Directors
ECOVE Environment Corporation held its annual General Shareholders Meeting on 26th June, 2017 in 505 Room, Mellow Fields Hotel. During the meeting, the motions including 2016 business report, financial statements, distribution of fiscal year 2016 earnings, amendment of ”The Procedure for Acquisition and Disposition of Assets” and “Articles of Incorporation” were all carried.
According to the Business Report, the consolidated revenues amounted to NT$4,955,565 thousand in 2016, increased by 21.5% from the year 2015. The consolidated net profit after tax reached NT$848,097 thousand, increased by 19.39% compared with the year 2015. In addition, cash dividend payable to shareholders of NT$757,172,620 was approved in the Shareholders Meeting (TWD 11.37 per share based on 66,593,898 common outstanding shares).
Meanwhile, the election of the Company’s 7th term Directors was held, and the lifting of newly-elected directors of non-competition restrictions was carried as well. Nine directors were elected (including three Independent Directors) for the 7th term with tenure of three years. In the same day, the Ex-rights (ex-dividend) record date for dividend were determined to be on August 1st, 2017 in the 1st meeting of the 7th Board of Directors.