Sustainability At The Building Technologies Division - Quiz

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Sustainability At The Building Technologies Division - Quiz

Take a 10-question multiple choice quiz to test your knowledge about sustainability at the Building Technologies Division.  Fill in your name to be entered into a raffle for a chance to win 1 of 5 You Answered Award Cards (value of 50 points each) courtesy of the BT Sustainability Committee.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the 2009 Greening of Corporate America research study, what is a driver of sustainability today?
    • A. 

      Profitable growth

    • B. 

      Protecting the environment and improving quality of life

    • C. 

      Market differentiation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What are aspects of Siemens’ environmental portfolio?
    • A. 

      Efficient energy supply

    • B. 

      Clean water supply

    • C. 

      Green mobility

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    According to recent U.S. Department of Energy, buildings account for ____% of all energy consumed in the United States.
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 4. 
    What does LEED stand for?
    • A. 

      Low Energy Electron Diffraction

    • B. 

      Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

    • C. 

      Land Environment Economics and Development

    • D. 

      Limiting Energy and Environmental Destruction

  • 5. 
    What is the sustainability Eco-Fund?
    • A. 

      A grant program to help our branch locations fund their green projects internally

    • B. 

      A program customers can use to request funding to make their projects more green

    • C. 

      It is used to apply for LEED certification of Siemens buildings

    • D. 

      It allows flexibility in implementing energy savings projects for our customers

  • 6. 
    What are the four pillars of success?
    • A. 

      Performance, Operations, Tactics, Standard

    • B. 

      Products, Operations, Solutions, Transparency

    • C. 

      People, Objectives, Solutions, Transportation

    • D. 

      Policy, Occupation, Systems, Transparency

  • 7. 
    The goal of "Pillar 1: Products" is to reduce the negative impact of our products, specifically in manufacturing, packaging and labeling. What are some specific steps we’ve taken to reach our goal?
    • A. 

      Increased the amount of products we recycle as well as their packaging

    • B. 

      Required that all new generations of products use less energy than its previous generation

    • C. 

      Reduced or completely eliminated paper labels on all products and instead, started printing directly on the package

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    As part of "Pillar 2: Operations" each of our nine zones has a _____ in place that works with local management and staff to help fulfill our sustainability mission and vision.
    • A. 

      Eco Fund

    • B. 

      Energy Star

    • C. 

      Internal Sustainability Committee

    • D. 

      Sustainability Champion

  • 9. 
    "Pillar 3: Solutions" - Why is our work with the Dell Children’s Hospital in 2010 significant?
    • A. 

      It is the first LEED Platinum hospital in the world

    • B. 

      It is the most profitable hospital in the U.S.

    • C. 

      It has the best patient turnover rate in the world

    • D. 

      It has an extremely high number of patients admitted every day

  • 10. 
    "Pillar 4: Transparency" - To achieve brand recognition in the marketplace, we inform our customers, shareholders and future employees about our sustainability initiatives by:
    • A. 

      Publishing sustainability reports

    • B. 

      Producing industry-leading research

    • C. 

      Building media relationships

    • D. 

      All of the above