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'Heroes of Net Zero' Follow Us
Our Group of Companies (AES) has made environmental projects a priority for many years, but recent events have convinced us that we need a direct conduit from our own operators and suppliers.
We also need better communication with our own staff, especially those with the vision and the expertise to see how climate-friendly change can also be business-friendly.
The Group has now decided to debate and publish a policy to prevent global warming through investment decisions and technological change.
We can only act on what we know. And hopefully, once we know, we can work together to engineer a better world.
There is evidence that the pump suppliers would support the use of seals and water management systems, but there is even more evidence that project teams are often not asked to consider the total cost of ownership, never mind the impact on the environment and that they are incentivised for bringing the project in at the lowest possible cost.
The case for a great Return on Investment, water and energy savings and a reduction or elimination of negative impact (more heat equals more Co2) on the planet is very clear.
These are just a couple of examples of industries where we have the know-how to do things differently and help both the environment and the bottom line.
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