SKP is the first Chinese mall to reach carbon neutrality
What: Luxury department store chain SKP, which includes the world’s most profitable mall SKP Beijing, has become China’s first retail group to be certified carbon natural after it was certified by Carbonstop, China’s first carbon management software and consulting services provider.
Why it is important: The retailer is creating a new model of carbon neutrality and setting new standards for luxury retail by analysing, measuring, optimizing, and reinventing every aspect of energy consumption within the operation. This includes construction, choice of materials, maintenance, waste management, water consumption, lighting, electrical and mechanical equipment lifecycle to travels.
These disciplines have been applied to all existing SKP stores in Beijing and Xi’an, and is a focus for the stores being built in Chengdu and Wuhan.