Six Environmentally-friendly Enterprises Newly Nominated by SEPA

Author: State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA), China, Published on: 7 November 2006

China's environment watchdog has recently named six more corporations as environmentally-friendly state-level companies, including Shanghai General Motors [a joint venture between General Motors and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. Group (SAIC)]...Dow Chemical (Zhangjiagang) Co [part of Dow Chemical], Changzhou Toshiba Transformer Co [part of Toshiba], Golden Dragon Refractory Co, Huanxiling Oil Production Plant under PetroChina and Yizheng Shuanghuan Piston Ring Co...So far, the SEPA has honored 38 companies with this title...These companies keep cutting pollutant discharges ahead of the country's standard. Their equipment and methods are fully primed to prevent emergency spills and accidents...Last month, a government blacklist revealed 33 multinationals in China...as having broken the country's water pollution laws...[including] Nestle Sources Shanghai Ltd, whose parent is…Nestle...Pepsico...Panasonic and 3M.

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Related companies: 3M Dow Chemical General Motors Matsushita (now Panasonic) Nestlé Panasonic PepsiCo PetroChina (part of China National Petroleum Corporation) Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) Shanghai General Motors Toshiba Yizheng Shuanghuan Piston Ring (CYPR)