Sustainability·Toward the future | TDG injects new impetus into sustainable urban development

World Cities Day is an internationally recognized day initiated by the Chinese government, widely supported and participated in by the United Nations and the international community, aiming to promote the idea of "cities for a better life."

On the afternoon of October 30th, the 2023 World Cities Day, the main event in China and the Third Global Conference on Urban Sustainable Development, was grandly held in Shanghai. The theme of this conference was "Pooling Resources, Building a Sustainable Urban Future." Representatives from local governments, social organizations, businesses, UN-related agencies, and various sectors gathered to collectively explore pathways and strategies for urban sustainable development, showcasing valuable experiences of local governments and communities in pursuing sustainable development to the world.

The conference's main highlights included passionate speeches by leaders such as Riccardo Maroso, the head of the United Nations Habitat flagship project in the Asia-Pacific region, and Chen Haiyun, Vice President of the Shanghai Sustainable Development Research Association. Experts, scholars, government officials from international organizations like UN-Habitat, World Bank, International Association of City Leaders, and Global Urban Research Network shared outstanding cases of sustainable development in economic, social, and environmental aspects. The event also unveiled the winners of the First Global Sustainable Development City Award (Shanghai Award) and outstanding achievements like the "Shanghai Manual." Furthermore, a roundtable discussion on innovation and collaboration was organized, featuring renowned entrepreneurs from various industries and fields.

As a representative of entrepreneurs, Gao Xue, Vice President of Development Committee of TDG Holdings Limited and Chairman of TDG YUNET Technology Co., Ltd., participated in the Entrepreneur Roundtable Forum. He emphasized the complementary relationship between corporate development and urban sustainable development, stating that the latter relies on the former. The parent company of TDG YUNET, TDG Holdings, is a high-tech enterprise engaged in electronic materials, electronic modules, smart equipment, and green energy. Upholding the corporate mission that "technological innovation is for a better life," TDG Holdings achieves green development through technological innovation, builds its brand with excellent products, and shoulders social responsibilities with its development outcomes, making substantial contributions to sustainable development in China and globally. TDG's sludge drying machine previously won the National Science and Technology Progress Second Prize, and its environmental system solutions have over a hundred best practices in more than 30 cities across China.

He expressed that TDG YUNET, as a pioneer in the green energy industry under TDG Holdings, will continue to explore and innovate in intelligent energy storage system integrated products and solutions. Their goal is to become a globally leading innovative, comprehensive energy service provider, dedicated to empowering green development and co-creating a better future. Their ongoing mission is to continuously provide high-quality products and services to customers, injecting momentum into urban sustainable development.

During the conference, Xu Kaida, the sales manager of TDG YUNET, joined the unveiling ceremony of the International ESG Center of the Shanghai Sustainable Development Research Association, alongside UN officials and representatives from the government and business sectors.

Protecting the urban environment is a common challenge and responsibility globally. Only by establishing new mechanisms for sustainable urban development can we move towards green, low-carbon development, achieving mutual benefits and a win-win situation.