Green and efficient energy management, support to the community and protection of the environment.

Green and efficient energy management, support to the community and protection of the environment.

  • Overview

    Summary

    The Currimjee Group is organised into six main clusters: Telecommunications, Media & IT, Real Estate, Hospitality & Tourism, Commerce & Financial Services, Energy, and Manufacturing. The first five clusters are directly managed by Currimjee Jeewanjee & Co Ltd. As Currimjee Jeewanjee & Co. Ltd. constantly aims for the long term, the company is strongly committed to environmental and sustainable management in all its activities and projects. The company firmly believes that this perspective is essential for both the creation of enhanced economic value for its stakeholders, as well as contributing to a healthier and sustainable society. To consolidate its engagement, the Board of Directors of Currimjee Jeewanjee & Co. Ltd has adopted an Environment and Sustainability Statement, which sets out its key commitments, objectives and responsibilities, covering the following areas: Energy Management; Procurement; Transport Management; IT & e-Product; Paper Usage; Water Usage; Waste Management; Staff Involvement; Customers & Stakeholders Involvement; Environmental Monitoring

    Commitment Target(s)
    • 2016 – Extension by 5kW of existing 7kW installed photovoltaic panels to generate green energy contributing to 15% of overall electricity consumption by one of our subsidiaries: MC Vision Ltd Head Office.

    • 2016 – Replacement of all existing lights with LED substitutes in our 14 companies employing 1400 staff and aiming at a significant reduction in electricity consumed.

    • 2016 – Provision of full time scholarship to 30 needy and deserving students enrolled for undergraduate studies in Mauritian universities.

    • 2016 – Planting of 1500 breadfruit and jack-fruit trees with the collaboration of the Moka-Flacq District Council, for the benefit of the local community.

    • 2016 – Re-vegetation of 1 hectare of land along the flanks of the national landmark known as Citadel with the local NGO: ‘Friends of the Environment’, with 1000 native and endemic plants, including Dodonaea viscosa (Bois de Reinette).

    • 2016 – Diverting all our companies’ paper, plastic and electronic wastes from the national landfill by responsibly sending them to authorized recycling facilities.

    • Sustainable Development Goals
      2. Zero hunger; 4. Quality education; 7. Affordable and clean energy; 11. Sustainable cities and communities; 12. Responsible consumption and production; 13. Climate action; 14. Life below water; 15. Life on land
      Issue areas
      Biodiversity; Climate Change; Education; Energy; Food and Agriculture; Principle 7; Principle 8; Principle 9
      Industry sector(s) that apply to this commitment
      Household goods & home construction; Life insurance; Mobile telecommunications; Real estate investment & services; Software & computer services; Technology hardware & equipment; Travel & leisure
      Country(s) where this commitment will be implemented
      Mauritius

      Partners

      Names of committing organisations

      Note: All organisations listed above are accountable for the commitment made. These organisations are required to complete an annual communication on progress for the duration of the commitment, either jointly or individually, as laid out in the accountability section of the submission form.