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Saw believes that the SMRT team can play a part in environmental sustainability (SMRT 2008). SMRT thus came up with the new Euro V bus which signifies the company’s initiative to go green. This fleet of Euro V buses will reduce the amount of harmful pollutants that are emitted into the environment as a result of the operations of the buses (Channelnewsasia 2008). Society today expect organisations to do business in more responsible ways and by introducing the Euro V bus, Saw has proven her stand on ethical leadership.

Ho believes that “ businesses can, if morally driven and passionately executed, be a positive force in making this a world of greater equality and prosperity for all in the community” (Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts 2008). Banyan Tree has received a lot of environmental awards, starting from 1992-2008. For example, the PATA Gold Award 2008 Ecotourism Project category." (Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts 2008)

Ho kept the environment in mind when designing and constructing his resorts. A situation when he displayed his ethical leadership will be when building the Banyan Tree resort in the Maldives. He ensured that the fragile coral reefs that surrounded the Maldives were protected. Apart from this, the Banyan Tree design team also came up with innovative roofs that took into consideration the environmental concerns of the Maldives. (Hospitality Industry in Asia)
Mr Ho always ensured that factors in the external environment are not affected as a result of his business operations.

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In 2007, under Ms Saw leadership, SMRT was able to maximise shareholders wealth in terms of the profits allocated to them. The amount of profits received by shareholders grew by 30.9% in the year 2007. Furthermore, earnings per share (EPS) also increased from 6.9 in 2006 to 9.0 in 2007. These figures prove that Saw has successfully exercised…...

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