Through leadership, staff involvement and effective management we shall:
- Endeavour to preserve and manage our operations in a sustainable manner for the well being of future generations.
- Consider environmental and sustainability aspects as an integral part of our business strategy and operating methods.
- Recognise the global challenges due to climate change and diligently honour our responsibility to reduce the environmental impacts of our business operations.
- Continually monitor and improve our environmental performances and support customers', employees', partners', and other stakeholders' environmental and sustainability progress.
At a Glance
Fostering Green Energy
July 2020 - Photovoltaic panels installed at CPMD (3 kW), Emtel (5 kW), MC Vision (17 kW) and Currimjee Head office (3.2 kW). Le Chaland Resort Village also invested in 60 Photovoltaic solar lightings (2,400 W), for the region of La Cambuse.View gallery
Reducing our carbon footprint
July 2020 - The Group endeavours to reduce its carbon footprint by generating solar energy, installing LED lights, decreasing use of fossil fuels, using FSC certified paper, providing environmental-training to staff, and affixing environmental signage.View gallery
Adopting an Eco-calendar
July 2020 - Major environmental events are celebrated every year to create staff awareness. Events include Earth Hour, Earth Day, and World Environment Day. Actions are deployed through key activities including tree planting and community clean-upView gallery
Preserving endangered native and endemic fauna and flora
July 2020 - Initiatives include: endemic re-vegetation of La Citadelle with NGO Friends of the Environment, protection of the Mauritian Fody bird, Grande Montagne endemic restoration (Rodrigues) with Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, and Mangrove planting with Eli Africa.View gallery
UNESCO Sandwatch Programme
July 2020 - The UNESCO Sandwatch Programme aims to raise awareness on climate change and involves the study of coastal erosion. Currimjee Foundation has been promoting this initiative in secondary schools since 2018, with NGO “Association pour le Developpement Durable”.View gallery
Stock Exchange Mauritius Sustainability Index (SEMSI)
July 2020 - Compagnie Immobilière Limitée (CIL) is included in the SEMSI since 2015, a national performance evaluation framework promoting sustainability, good governance and transparency. CIL obtained a score of 91% for Environmental criteria in 2019.View gallery
Collecting and Using Rainwater
May 2021 - Rainwater harvesting systems implemented at Batimex, CPMD, Currimjee Head office, Emtel, MC Vision, and Phoenix Central for cleaning, gardening and for connection to washrooms. 418,000 Litres of rainwater has been collected and used in 2020.View gallery
Responsible waste disposal
May 2021 - In 2020, 17 Tons of paper/carton and 14.8 Tons of E-waste from business units were recycled. Through the Emtel's National recycling program, 2.8 Tons of e-waste was collected and recycled.View gallery
Marine Biodiversity Conservation
May 2021 - The Currimjee Foundation and IKO Mauritius Resort Village Ltd have partnered with the NGO Reef Conservation. Through this collaboration, 400 person including Currimjee staffs benefited from awareness sessions via the ‘Bis la mer’, a mobile classroom.View gallery
Wakashio Oil Spill - Support to the authorities
May 2021 - The Wakashio Oil spill in 2020 posed great danger to the marine ecosystem of Mauritius. More than 150 employees volunteered to make artisanal booms to limit the oil spill and Currimjee also helped the MWF to safely relocate native plants and animals.View gallery