Forest accounts for about 60% of the land in Taiwan.In 2015, Cathay, upholding the idea of protecting ecosystem in Taiwan, sponsored Environmental Quality Protection Foundation, and Chinese Forestry Association hosted a Taiwan Forest Debate Competition that targets teachers and students of universities and colleges. During the competition, participants thought upon domestic and global issues on forest and worked together toward maintaining Taiwan’s unique forest ecosystem.
Taiwan Power Shift: Climate Action Training Camp
By influencing participants through a variety of activities, we hope that participants would take follow up actions, spreading their influence to communities and schools across Taiwan. Two training camps were held in Taipei and Kaohsiung respectively in 2015. A total of 140 people from four countries had participated, and over 10 environmental groups were invited so that participants were capable of creating more influential actions.
Cathay Securities Sponsor Fly, Kite Fly
Cathay’s long-term support of Taiwan’s local documentaries is built on its care for the community and people. Following the production of Sock’n Roll and Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above, a movie event for 2,000 people was held in 2015, wherein employees and customers were invited to view an ecological documentary, Fly, Kite Fly, which explores the reason for the extinct ion of black kites(eagles) in Taiwan. Furthermore, we will cooperate with the production team of Fly Kite Fly and Raptor Research Group of Taiwan to initiate a 30-session Action Movie Theater program in elementary schools in remote areas that are the primary habitat of eagles in Taiwan . The program poses significant educational meaning and is expected to increase people’s awareness on coexistence between human and nature.
Cultivating environment seed lecturer
Cathay invited external environment lecturers to hold speech on related topics. In this way Cathay’s employees could understand how to take actions on maintenance and preservation of historical buildings. At the same time cultivating the ideas of co-prosper with the environment. After speech, participants acted as seed lecturers and shared the content with others in their own Dept.
Tree planting plan of Cathay FHC - "one person one tree. Yes, I can do"
Cathay FHC persists in being "The Tree" in Taiwan, so we link environment issues to our products, services and operations. We also promote tree-planting activities in the community actively, making the green community surrounding every corner of Taiwan. In 2012, 10 tree-planting activities that 1849 people participated in were organized, and 10865 trees were planted. In addition, Cathay FHC also joined the "one movement" initiative launched by the Association for Sustainable Development of the People's Republic of China in April 2012, in response to the "one person one tree. Yes, I can do" tree-planting initiatives. The act gathers more collective power, and to make an effort for our land.