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The airline China Airlines gold medal in ecology

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China Airlines has achieved the goal of energy savings each year since 2012, and in 2013 57 environmentally friendly measures established, which have helped the company save more than $ 9,333

China Airlines, the flag carrier of Taiwan again won the 23rd Award for Environmental Protection Companies, achieving a gold medal.

The award is the highest award given to environmental protection to corporations in the Republic of China.

The airline reported that same day that since 2012 has adopted a number of practices to save energy and reduce carbon emissions in order to reduce environmental pollution.

China Airlines has achieved the goal of energy savings each year since 2012, and in 2013 57 environmentally friendly measures that have helped the company save more than $ 9,333 in energy costs established, sources said the airline; adding that same year carbon emissions the company were reduced 6,584 metric tons.

In 2014, China Airlines introduced the model of Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to its fleet, saving fuel, as part of its efforts to reduce carbon emissions.

In early October, the airline introduced a voluntary program to reduce greenhouse gases, which the company plans to reduce emissions according to the International Air Transport Association; namely, an average improvement in fuel efficiency of 1.5 percent per year through 2020; limit net carbon emissions from aviation from 2020, carbon neutral growth and reducing net carbon emissions in half by 2015 compared to 2005.

The Environmental Protection Award for Enterprise was established in 1992. Some 256 companies have received this award, of which 32 have been honored for three years consecutively.

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