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2018 Environmental Report

Since our founding, Winkler Partners has striven to have a positive impact on the environment, as well as an ongoing commitment to the professional development of our staff. In 2006, we established a Green Office Department, to undertake the greening of the office, implement methods to reduce our use of energy, promote the use of [...]

A year of sun

In August 2017 we installed solar panels on our rooftop in an effort to generate our own clean energy, offsetting the amount of energy we purchase from traditional, polluting sources. A year has passed since our Green Office team and the contractors made estimations on how much energy we could hope to generate, based on [...]

2017 Environmental Report

Winkler Partners has at its core, a commitment to environmental protection and sustainability, as well as a commitment to the constant professional development of our staff. In 2006, we established a Green Office Department, to undertake the greening of the office, implement methods to reduce our use of energy, promote the use of environmentally friendly [...]

WP installs solar panels to generate 18% of our energy needs

This weekend we successfully installed solar panels on our roof and once we get the all clear, will begin generating our own power later this month. The panels cover approximately 23 ping (76 square meters), or roughly half the available roof space. The panels are capable of generating 13,000 kilowatt hours of electricity annually. According [...]

If you are planning for a year, sow rice

Ancient Chinese reformer and thinker Guan Zhong (管仲) once said; “十年樹木百年樹人” “If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people”. We have been growing produce on our rooftop garden in central Taipei for several years as part [...]

Taipei mayor candidate visits WP rooftop garden

Taipei mayoral candidate Dr. Ko Wen-je visited our rooftop garden last week to learn about what businesses are doing to reduce their carbon footprint. Winkler Partners managing partner Robin Winkler urged Dr. Ko to support rooftop gardens to create a greener Taipei. Our rooftop garden is open to the public. To arrange a visit, please [...]

Untapped Cities on our rooftop garden

Untapped Cities recently covered our rooftop garden along with similar projects in Tokyo in a post entitled Urban Farms in Taipei and Tokyo Improve Office Life. The post mentions that our garden is home to 340 plant species including passionfruit trees, strawberries plants, and leafy greens.  Our garden has also been written about in Taiwan Panorama, [...]

 

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