Approaching the 15th Anniversary of its LITE (Low Impact To the Environment) Concept, ISA TanTec Sets New Standards in Sustainable and Ecological Leather Production
ISA is an eco-friendly leading leather manufacturer represented by the LITE Trademark. Together with ITG-Environmental Technology, the company established its LITE branded technology in 2003. The concept of LITE, which stands for “Low Impact To the Environment”, has attained international environmental standard recognition through the years.
Since 2012, in addition to the substantial reduction in electricity consumption and CO2 emissions, ISA has achieved more than a 50% reduction in fresh water consumption against the LWG benchmark in its facilities.
Numerous environmental solutions including: inter process recycling system, hydraulic cooling system, resource preserving finishing application, slow spinning drums, engineered constructed wetlands, solar energy, rainwater collection, windmill and waste management have been in place in ISA’s facilities. These measures ensure a high standard and ongoing improvement of environmental sustainability in the manufacturing process.
“We knew that controlling the greenhouse effect is a major ecological issue for future generations back in 1990s.” said Tom Schneider, Executive Chairman. “In 2003, we incorporated the first controlled wetlands in Saigon at our Saigon TanTec location, and are continually working on ways to reduce emissions by saving water and energy. We believe our LITE concept can be an inspiration to others and we have had several delegations visiting our tanneries to learn from the LITE production methods” he added.
In 2017, the savings per year was approximately 68% in water and 70% in energy against the industry’s benchmark (LWG 6.4 Pass Score, 50%). Among the tanneries in the USA, Vietnam and China, the average daily water savings was more than 2,375,000 liters. Given that the daily water consumption per person in India is 25 liters, the daily water saved by our company could support a city in India with more than 95,000 people. Considering the daily water uses i.e. toilet, shower, cooking, washing and cleaning (agriculture and industrial usage excluded).
ISA saved more than 107,187,000 kwh of energy in 2017. The average person in the world uses approximately 20,800 kWh energy per year. Therefore the energy ISA saved per year was sufficient to support more than 5,000 people worldwide for their daily energy needs.
ISA is approaching the 15th anniversary of its LITE Trademark. Integrated energy and environmental management as well as innovative technology will continue to be the key factors ISA considers in the future production plan of the company.
ISA TanTec Limited
Tel. no (Macau): +853-6263-0008
Fax no.: +853-2835-6319
Heshan Bestway Leather Product Ltd.
Everson De Lima Rodrigues
Tel. no (China): +86-138-2706-0667
Fax no.: +86-750-8313288
Om Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Følg saker fra Business Wire
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra Business Wire
Moody’s Names Derek Vadala as Global Head of Cyber Risk for MIS17.10.2018 11:00 | Pressemelding
Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced that it has named Derek Vadala as Global Head of Cyber Risk for Moody’s Investors Service (MIS). In this newly-established role, Mr. Vadala will develop MIS’s capabilities for evaluating cyber risk, including a framework for the consideration of cybersecurity risk in credit analysis, and will spearhead innovative research, analytics and market outreach in this area. “As with environmental, social and governance risks, we see cyber risk as an area of increasing relevance to issuers, investors, counterparties and government authorities as it impacts operational and credit risk. Moody’s has a unique perspective that can help enhance market understanding of the ways credit and cyber risk intersect,” said Rob Fauber, President of Moody’s Investors Service. “Derek has a wealth of direct leadership experience in cyber and information security, and we are fortunate to have him lead the development of our cyber risk analysis capabilities.” Mr. Vada
Nadia Murad to Speak at Sharjah Conference Aimed at Boosting Opportunities for MENA’s Youth17.10.2018 10:29 | Pressemelding
In the run up to one of MENA region’s premier conferences dedicated to addressing development challenges and humanitarian issues, the third edition of ‘Investing in the Future’ Conference (IIFMENA) slated for October 24-25 in Sharjah, UAE, will be seeing participation of Iraqi Human rights activist and 2018 Nobel peace prize winner, Nadia Murad. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181017005371/en/ Nadia Murad (Archive) With key partners UNHCR, UNICEF, UNDP and NAMA-UN Women, IIFMENA 2018 will shed the spotlight on ways governments, civil society, international organisations, academia, private sector can collaborate to involve the region’s youth more effectively in consultative, policy- and decision-making processes, enabling a more inclusive and participatory approach to tackling challenges and offering practical, scalable solutions. It is the first time since the 25-year-old Iraqi human rights activist has receiv
Bentley Systems Releases Open-Source Library: iModel.js17.10.2018 08:58 | Pressemelding
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the initial release of its iModel.js library, an open-source initiative to improve the accessibility, for both visualization and analytical visibility, of infrastructure digital twins. iModel.js can be used by developers and IT professionals to quickly and easily create immersive applications that connect their infrastructure digital twins with the rest of their digital world. iModel.js is the cornerstone of Bentley’s just-announced iTwin™ Services that combine iModelHub, reality modeling, and web-enabling software technologies within a Connected Data Environment (CDE) for infrastructure engineering. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181017005008/en/ Bentley Systems Releases Open-Source Library: iModel.js.(Photo: Business Wire) Be
WHOOP, the Human Performance Company, Launches in Europe17.10.2018 07:00 | Pressemelding
WHOOP, the human performance company, is now available to European consumers for the first time. Launched in the US in 2014, WHOOP is now shipping to countries throughout Europe via the WHOOP website. Initial countries include Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Many pro athletes and teams across Europe are already using WHOOP, which was first made available to consumers in the US in 2016. WHOOP was co-founded in 2012 by former Harvard students Will Ahmed, John Capodilupo and Aurelian Nicolae. As captain of Harvard’s D1 squash team, Ahmed, the company's CEO, found that he and his teammates frequently over trained, misinterpreted fitness peaks, and underestimated recovery and sleep, often leading to injury. He became inspired by a simple idea: Humans, especially athletes, could optimize their daily performance if they had a systematic approach to understanding their bodies. The WHOOP Strap 2.0 is a wearable d
project44 and Gatehouse Logistics Announce Exclusive Partnership17.10.2018 07:00 | Pressemelding
project44 (p44) and Gatehouse Logistics jointly announced today that they have entered into an exclusive, multinational agreement which will provide secure and authorized access to the largest visibility network across North America and Europe. Ultimately, accelerating the ability for both technology providers to deliver visibility solutions across multiple transportation modes and geographies. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181017005211/en/ End-to-end supply chain visibility is critical for complex global organizations looking to monitor global operations, increase efficiencies and improve the overall customer experience. This first of its kind multinational partnership provides visibility into key transportation processes, ensuring global organizations can accurately see and proactively respond to all events in their supply chain at the “speed of thought.” Gatehouse Logistics CEO Jesper Bennike commented th
Biogen and Samsung Bioepis Announce European Launch of IMRALDI™(adalimumab), Solidifying Leadership in European Anti-TNF Market17.10.2018 06:18 | Pressemelding
Biogen (Nasdaq:BIIB) and Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. today announced the European launch of IMRALDI™ (adalimumab), a biosimilar referencing HUMIRA®. Starting today, IMRALDI™ will begin launching in major markets across Europe. The launch of IMRALDI™ marks a significant milestone for Biogen and Samsung Bioepis, as the adalimumab product is the third anti-TNF biosimilar developed by Samsung Bioepis to be commercialized by Biogen across Europe. BENEPALI™ (etanercept) and FLIXABI™ (infliximab) were approved in 2016, and have approximately 100,000 patients currently under treatment with more than 6 million doses administered across 25 and 14 countries, respectively.ii “We look forward to increasing patient access to this important medicine by leveraging our industry-leading position in the European anti-TNF market,” said Ian Henshaw, Head of Biogen’s Biosimilars Unit. “The launch of IMRALDI marks what we believe to be a landmark moment for Biogen and Samsung Bioepis and for European healthcar