CMAC on the road to carbon neutralilty

Ground transport specialist CMAC Group has announced the latest in a series of initiatives to support the company's goal to become carbon neutral by the end of 2023.

The company has partnered with Trees4Travel, a scheme dedicated to neutralising traveller’s impact on the environment through reforestation in developing countries. As part of the collaborative project, CMAC’s clients can choose to decarbonise their ground travel and the company will facilitate reforestation projects on their behalf.

Trees4Travel will calculate and grow the necessary trees to neutralise the emissions, translating trips into trees. Each tree will absorb an estimated 164kgs of CO2 in its first 10 years. The scheme also aims to restore valuable ecosystems and biodiversity as well as creating employment opportunities to support local communities.

Further, every tree planted will be assigned with a share of an investment into a United Nations Certified Emissions Reduction renewable energy programme.

CMAC has also announced that it will additionally pledge to compensate all internal CO2 emissions for travel and facilities before the end of 2023.

The company recently also adopted multiple sustainable working policies to become ISO 14001 accredited, installing green office equipment, such as push controlled taps to minimise water usage and introducing recycling stations to reduce waste. Rideshare opportunities are available for customers and with its global network of access to 2.5 million vehicles, and is committed to cutting out unnecessary mileage by obtaining the nearest possible vehicle to their customer. Finally, company cars must be either electric or hybrid vehicles.

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