Tag: sustainability

29
Jul

Start your company Carbon footprint reduction plan with these official platforms (2/2)

As the second part of this carbon footprint reporting tool series, this article will focus on an analysis of CDP,UN Global Compact and RE100. CDP & UN Global Compact Both CDP and UN Global Compact initiatives date back to 2000. CDP was created by a global cooperation (UK, Germany and US) and UN Global Compact by the United Nations. Now, 21

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23
Jul

Start your company Carbon footprint reduction plan with these official platforms

Recently, an increasing number of MNCs and SMEs have been paying more and more attention to their Carbon footprint. These companies are looking for different international initiatives to help them to reduce their Carbon footprint. To make it easier for companies to choose from a myriad of organizations, TERAO selected six of them and conducted a detailed survey: Carbon Trust,

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9
Jul

Meet the team – Thomas Krysinski, project engineer at TERAO Asia

Today you will learn more about Thomas, our project engineer from France, who has studied Building energy engineering at INSA of Toulouse, South of France and is now working in Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam. Have a good read! Let’s discover more about his through this short interview. Q1: What is your role in TERAO and since when? Thomas:

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7
Jun

Visit of the French Consul of Shanghai at TERAO Asia Shanghai office

Last Monday 31st May, our TERAO Asia team had the honor to receive Mr. Benoît Guidée, French Consul in Shanghai, Mr. Pierre Moussy and Ms. Paule de la Poype, respectively Economy Counsellor and Deputy Economy Counsellor for the French Consulate in Shanghai. The visit started with a brief introduction of TERAO, our different clients, projects locations and our current expansion

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21
May

Teambuilding for TERAO Asia team at the farm: low-carbon and small construction project

Last Friday 14th May, our team spent quality time together in a farm in Songjiang, about 1h30 drive away from Shanghai city center. After playing “Guess what I am thinking” game in the car, we arrived at the beautiful farm of Hemo maotian 禾墨泖田,in Huguang village 胡光村 in Songjiang district 松江区. Gaspard, the gym coach showing how to use this

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19
Mar

[Case study] Carbon footprint assessment: Vietnam textile factory

How TERAO can help you to assess your carbon footprint? Here is a case study for a textile factory in Vietnam.   Case study – Vietnam factory carbon footprint study TERAO’s team worked as a specialist to assess carbon footprint for a specific case. A Vietnam based client wanted to assess the CO2 emission for all the activities involved in their

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4
Mar

SONG Dan receives BREEAM Assessor of the year award

Last Wednesday 3rd March, 2021 the BRE (Building Research Establishment) China organized its annual BRE China Award ceremony at the Langham Shanghai hotel in Xintiandi, Shanghai. It was also the celebration of the 30th anniversary of BREEAM certification system. During this event, TERAO Asia team was glad to receive not only one but two recognition prizes. BRE China awards and

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30
Dec

TERAO Asia wishes you a Happy New Year 2021 !

Terao Asia team wishes you and your beloved ones a very sustainable, healthy & prosperous year 2021! The COVID-19 has brought a crisis unprecedented in the past recent years. Let us remember that green buildings are one of the solutions to fight it, as it will enhance a sustainable environment (as shown in the featured picture, it helps fulfill several

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22
Dec

TERAO in Wuhan: “Wuhan Sino French Peninsula town” signing ceremony and HQE project launching

One year after our last visit to Wuhan, TERAO team went back to show their support to the city, especially after COVID-19 crisis. On December 7th, 2020, TERAO was invited to participate of the first signing ceremony of “Wuhan Sino French Peninsula town“, which is part of the core demonstration project of Sino-French Wuhan Caidian Pilot Eco-city. With 24 other

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29
Oct

TERAO receives Green Business award during CCIFC Gala 2020

Last Friday 23rd October, the CCIFC (French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China) Shanghai organized its annual Gala at the Shangri-La hotel in Pudong. During this event, TERAO Asia team was glad to receive one the “Green Business” Awards along with 3 other companies. TERAO Asia core business is around Green Buildings and Energy Efficiency, therefore, it is a

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10
Sep

One of our team members has just become the only active HQE™ Certification Référent in China, guess who it is?

HQE (Haute Qualité Environnementale – High Environmental Quality) is a French-origin International green building standard. It has certified 85 million square meters in 26 countries, over the past 20 years. Example of the HQE certification (not official) The HQE™ certification is intended for projects under construction, renovation or in operation, whether residential or not, as well as urban planning and

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28
Jul

TERAO on TV: how TERAO is accompanying China in its energy transition?

TERAO is on French TV ! Our founder Michel Raoust was interviewed by French BFM Business channel to give his point of view on China energy transition and how TERAO is contributing to this evolution.   TERAO Interview by French BFM Business Channel (in French) As TERAO founder states, to reduce air pollution somehow, China has put a great effort in the

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24
Apr

Earth Day-Time to act on your built environment!

Following the « Earth Day » celebration & due to the current global “COVID” situation, many organizations are now looking into improving their Sustainability policies and accelerating their action plan related to Climate Change. Sustainability is a large topic. At Terao, we focus only on the built environment. We work on practical strategies that could improve the performance & management of your

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23
Jan

Happy Sustainable Year of the Rat from TERAO Asia !

Happy Year of the Rat – 祝你和你的家人鼠年吉祥,万事如意 ! Terao Asia team wishes our dear clients and partners a very sustainable & prosperous year of the Rat ! May you have a good resting time with your family and loved ones during this holiday, to be able to come back with more ideas and actions towards sustainability, with the help of TERAO

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6
Nov

HQE Building In Operation – How to improve the quality of your building in operation?

What is HQE – Building in Operation? The HQE ™ certification (High Environmental Quality) is a French environmental scheme for buildings and sustainable territories. In France the first projects with the HQE denomination were started in 1993. Michel RAOUST, founder of TERAO, was one of the pioneers working on these projects. HQE is a qualitative certification, adapted to the context

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