HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
Volvo Construction Equipment Commits to Reducing Carbon Emissions

For Construction Pros

1681 days ago   Article ID# 1463459
Original URL

 

World Wildlife Fund

FORT ATKINSON, WISCONSIN (For Construction Pros) - Volvo Construction Equipment is the latest member of the Volvo Group to partner with the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Climate Savers program, an initiative that requires participating corporations to commit to cutting their operations' CO2 emissions. As part of the agreement, SDLG, Volvo CE’s other brand and joint-venture partner in China, has become the first Chinese company to commit to the program.

The Volvo Group has been a member of the Climate Savers initiative since 2010 — and was the first heavy-duty truck manufacturer to sign on to the agreement. At that time, the company agreed that all trucks manufactured and sold between 2009 and 2014 would see a reduction in CO2 emissions of 13 million tons. With Volvo CE, SDLG and Volvo Buses now on board, the Volvo Group aims to reduce total lifetime CO2 emitted by the vehicles it produces before 2014 by more than 30 million tons, compared with those manufactured in 2008. Volvo Group production plants will also decrease their CO2 emissions by 12% before 2014, compared to 2008 levels.

Volvo CE, as with all members of the Volvo Group, is dedicated to reducing carbon-dioxide emissions from its products and factories, as well as developing new technology to enhance fuel efficiency and creating alternate fuel solutions. As part of the Climate Savers progam, Volvo CE will develop new prototypes with enhanced fuel performance.

"The WWF’s Climate Savers program is a challenging initiative that will help us to further reduce our CO2 emissions, increase our products' fuel efficiency and demonstrate that we’re truly committed to environmental sustainability," said Pat Olney, president of Volvo Construction Equipment.

Copyright 2016 For Construction Pros   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 1681 days ago   Article ID# 1463459

World Wildlife Fund    View Charity Profile    Visit Website

More World Wildlife Fund News

China's fight against illegal wildlife trade hailed at global conference

14 hours ago From news.xinhuanet.com 

BEIJING, CHINA - ...

International scientists raise red flags over Arctic’s future

38 hours ago From arcticjournal.com 

NUUK, GREENLAND - ...

Senate passes bill to combat wildlife trafficking

10 days ago From dailymail.co.uk 

LONDON, U K - ...

Vietnam to beef up fight against illegal wildlife trade

10 days ago From e.vnexpress.net 

HANOI, VIETNAM - ...

Zimbabwe, Malawi welcome anti-poaching drones

19 days ago From voanews.com 

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - ...

Go to page:   1    2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next >> 

<< Return To Environment News

Action Center

Consequences of climate change: polar bear population shrinking due to Arctic sea ice melt

Action: Climate Change

Alert! The melting sea ice in the Arctic is leaving polar bears hungry and their population dwindling in numbers.

Madagascar’s largest tortoise could become extinct in 2 years

Action: Wildlife Conservation

One of the world’s rarest tortoises, the ploughshare tortoise, is about to become extinct.

Fewer than 100 plou ...

Deforestation jumps into Peru reserve, 1,600 hectares of rainforest lost

Action: Stop Deforestation

Deforestation is pressing further into a protected area in central Peru, finds a recent analysis by the Monitoring the Andean ...

River pollution puts 323m at risk from life-threatening diseases, says UN

Action: Stop Pollution

A week before Russia’s Daldykan river was turned red by a leak from a metals plant, the UN issued a warning as chilling as it ...

Save these ocean beauties from extinction

Action: Save Our Oceans

A relative of squid and octopuses, the chambered nautilus is an ancient ocean mollusk that's survived five major mass extinct ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.