Volkswagen Group stops for # Project1Hour | Automotive Industry News
VW released this image with its “ 1 Hour Project ” release
The 12 brands of the Volkswagen group and their 660,000 employees are undertaking the “# Project1Hour” project, during which they will stop working for 60 minutes to learn more about climate protection and develop improvements. The initiative coincides with “Earth Day” today (April 22).
The Volkswagen group is committed to the Paris climate agreement and aims to be carbon neutral in terms of balance sheet by 2050.
To achieve this, Volkswagen is focusing on the electrification of its products and the reduction of CO2 emissions from the recycling supply chain.
“Volkswagen is clearly committed to protecting the climate with its strategy and the design of its product portfolio,” said Herbert Diess, CEO of the Volkswagen Group.
“As a company, we are making good progress towards completely CO2-free mobility by 2050 at the latest. We still see a lot of potential in internal processes, our many organizational units and in individual behavior to illustrate our business strategy and accelerate CO2. reduction.
“In # Project1Hour, 660,000 employees take the time to think about how they can advance climate protection in their environment. I look forward to receiving many suggestions from our sites around the world to further accelerate our climate protection activities. ”
In preparation for the day, employees from many brands and regions around the world submitted short films that will be broadcast on the Group’s global social networks on April 22 as part of a common commitment to climate protection. Additionally, many employees will also report on their private climate goal during the day using the hashtag, # Project1Hour.
The Volkswagen Group is combining its # Project1Hour with Earth Day on April 22.
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Original source: https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/04/project1hour.html