By Qiu Quanlin in Guangzhou | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2021-10-21 10:27
Midea's booth at an expo in Shanghai, March 14, 2019. [Photo/Sipa]
Chinese home appliances giant Midea Group has announced a green strategy by building a global environmentally-friendly supply chain and developing energy-saving products and services to achieve peak carbon emissions before 2030 and carbon neutrality before 2060, according to the company.
"The green strategy is an important part of the company's sustainable development plan," said Li Guolin, vice-president of Midea Group.
The company would increase use of green electricity to help mitigate of greenhouse gas emissions and achieve carbon reduction gradually by 2040, according to Li.
"We would push forward the green strategy in the process of design, supply, manufacturing, logistics, recycling and service," said Li.
The total energy consumption of Midea's plant in Wuhu, Anhui province, was reduced by 5.4 percent in the first half of 2021, equivalent to saving 21,000 kWh per day, following its intelligent upgrading of equipment facilities, processing and production lines in December 2018.
"The green development model including digital, smart and energy-saving facilities have been promoted to 16 air conditioner, washing machine and refrigerator plants," said Li.
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