CDL receives 3 awards for corporate social responsibility

Property developer City Developments Ltd (CDL) has been lauded for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices. It clinched three awards at the Asian CSR Awards 2008.

CDL is the only Singapore company to be recognised at the event. In a statement, CDL said its three CSR initiatives were selected for the awards, out of a total of 15 finalists across five categories.

Among them was a campaign called “1 degree Celsius Up” to raise air-conditioning temperature and lower energy consumption.

Other initiatives include water recycling and silt water treatment programme, as well as flexible working arrangements for staff.

This year’s awards attracted 170 entries representing 120 companies from 15 countries.

Source : Channel NewsAsia – 21 Nov 2008