Working towards a carbon neutral operationFylde Executive Cars Ltd are providers of chauffeur and courier services for industry and commerce. The company recognises that its employees and business activities will impact on both the local and global environment and that we have a responsibility to the community to minimise the adverse effects on the environment whenever possible. By working with the Carbon Footprint organisation we will work towards environmentally sound business practices that will help mitigate the 650 tonnes of carbon produced each year by our operation.
This policy commits Fylde Executive Cars to:
Fylde Executive Cars are committed to researching the feasibility of alternative fuel powered vehicles such as Hydrogen and battery cell. We are also kee to become a carbon neutral company by giving our clients the opportunity to carbon offset their journeys in the future.
Procurement of stationary for internal office use will be specified as re-cycled where available. Paper, card, printer cartridges and other such materials will be collected and delivered to the local re-cycling points.
All non-essential office equipment and lighting will be switched off when not needed.
Electronic reservations, billing and invoicing systems will be used when possible to reduce paper-based systems.
Vehicle servicing & Despatch procedures:
Vehicles will be maintained in accordance with manufacturer’s service schedules. Our chauffeur daily checks routine will aid fuel efficiency by ensuring tyre pressures are correct.
Monitoring of daily work programmes will ensure that un-loaded miles are reduced. The car share scheme managed by us will be expanded to all clients, giving them an option to share their vehicle with other passengers and so reducing their CO2 emissions.
Fylde Executive Cars long-term objectives are:
• To reduce our energy costs, by procuring energy at the most cost effective price.
• Reduce the companies Carbon Footprint.
• Reduce our consumption of fossil fuels.
• Increase the proportion of renewable energy compared to fossil fuels.
• Increase our investment in clean, energy efficient technologies and equipment.