Capitaland saves more than $35m in costs with sustainability programme

Pedestrians walk past a billboard with CapitaLand Ltd.'s logo in Singapore, on Wednesday, Feb 14, 2007. Property giant CapitaLand has managed to save over $35 million in utility costs through its sustainability programme since 2009, it said on Wednes
Pedestrians walk past a billboard with CapitaLand Ltd.'s logo in Singapore, on Wednesday, Feb 14, 2007. Property giant CapitaLand has managed to save over $35 million in utility costs through its sustainability programme since 2009, it said on Wednesday. -- FILE PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

Property giant CapitaLand has managed to save over $35 million in utility costs through its sustainability programme since 2009, it said on Wednesday.

It released this figure as part of its Global Sustainability Report 2012, its fourth annual sustainability report.

CapitaLand said it has reduced energy use by 11.7 per cent, water use by 16.1 per cent and carbon emissions by 16 per cent since 2008.

Its report achieved a grade of B+, according to Global Reporting Initiative guidelines.