New Support for Environmental Charity

100 vehicles and 1,000,000 km of air travel to be offset in 2012

5 Jan 2012

AE Smith has expanded its existing arrangement with environmental charity, Greenfleet in 2012 to further contribute to offsetting the company’s impact on the environment.

In 2010, AE Smith achieved its goal of planting 10,000 trees by 2010. In 2012 a new target has been set – to offset CO2 emissions from the entire national Service fleet of 100 vehicles and 1,000,000 km of air travel.

AE Smith CEO, Andrew Permezel says 2011 also saw the implementation of the video conferencing technology to further reduce the need for air travel between AE Smith offices.

“Reducing emissions and environmental impact are core to our business, and we believe strongly in ensuring we operate by the same credo as we advise our customers,” he said.

Sara Gipton, Greenfleet CEO says the charity is dedicated to helping the community reduce the environmental impact of travel, business and lifestyle choices by adopting low-carbon alternatives and biosequestration.

“To see an organisation such as AE Smith actively taking steps to make a difference is heartening, and should act as a fine example to other organisations around the country,” said Sara.