Natural resources are being depleted, living habitats are becoming scarce, and people are harming nature more and more every day. Bordo Group’s first priorities involve achieving sustainable growth by developing environmentally friendly business processes and projects. As such, the company supports nongovernmental organizations that work to protect wildlife. It pursues business models with an environmental focus and raises awareness among its employees with the conviction that companies must do their part to leave a more liveable world for future generations.
Leed Platinum Certified Green Office Program
Bordo Group is pleased to be one of the first ever textiles company in Turkey to get certified as Leed Platinum Green Office Program. As part of the program, it formulates and implements improvements in savings in the areas of Waste Management and Electricity and Paper Usage. The work is focused on increasing awareness among personnel. Indeed, Leed Platinum Program entails awareness training for employees at Bordo Group facilities.
Bordo Group perceives and recognizes that improperly disposed waste remains in the wild for countless years – continuing to harm the environment in the process. Accordingly, Bordo Group took the initiative in Waste Management as part of the Leed Platinum Green Office Program with the goal of properly disposing of all types of waste created during its processes. Bordo Group aims to reduce the amount of trash by collecting waste separately and decreasing the utilization of raw materials, energy, and other natural resources through proper sorting. Sorted waste can be disposed of or recycled properly by licensed companies contracted by Bordo Group. Collecting Food Waste: We aspire to feed our animal friends by taking food waste from the cafeterias to nearby animal shelters. Sorting Food Waste: We aim to support recycling by sorting the recyclable waste from the cafeterias.
Scrap Waste Recycling Campaign
We sorted scrap waste created in the facilities in 2018 and gave them to advanced recycling companies.
Bordo Group also initiated a paper saving and recycling project to protect forests, the lungs of the Earth, under the headings it identified as part of the Leed Platinum Green Office Program. Bordo Group has developed solutions to decrease paper consumption by determining the amount of paper usage per department. Each ton of recycled paper prevents the cutting down of 17 trees, which provide for the oxygen requirements of 144 people. By using recycled paper, Bordo Group also brings about huge savings in water and energy use in paper production.
Bordo Group knows that even a single person can make a great difference in electricity consumption by being careful. As such, it is working to create a mass movement and take a step up from individual efforts by providing employee training. The company is also building a roadmap of improvements based on the measurement results obtained by using different measuring tools for each office. In our country, 20 percent of electricity is consumed for lighting purposes. A 20-percent move to energy-efficient lighting systems provides savings equal to the electricity produced by the Keban Hydroelectric Power Plant in one year. Thus, Bordo Group uses energy-efficient lamps in its facilities. Launched in 2018, the Virtual Server Project achieves 20 percent savings in our electricity consumption each year.