“Simple things like providing bicycle racks, preferred parking for low-emission vehicles and carpooling can shine a sustainable light on everyday activities and promote the need for environmentally conscious solutions,” explains Stone.
Volvo is also creating a comprehensive environmental training program for all new employees to instill the importance of eco-friendly practices at an early stage.
“For Volvo, the most important aspect of environmental care is the promotion of eco-friendly practices — both at work and at home,” concludes Stone. “We aim to be one of the most forward-thinking companies in the world. Achieving LEED certification measures our total commitment to the environment. There are few manufacturing facilities in America that are LEED certified, which makes us even more proud and determined to reach our goal.”