Newest Addition of Electric Cars Furthers the Nation’s Largest Commercial Landscaper’s Sustainability Pledge to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
As part of its ongoing effort to convert its fleet of vehicles to electric, BrightView (NYSE: BV), the nation’s leading commercial landscaping company, today announced the purchase of 100 electric-powered Chevrolet Bolt EUVs that will be put into service across the country, beginning this month. With the deployment of these new cars, BrightView’s management fleet is now comprised of nearly 400 electric and hybrid vehicles.
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Today, BrightView announced the addition of 100 Chevy Bolts to its growing fleet of electric vehicles, as part of its pledge to reduce carbon emissions. (Photo: Business Wire)
Over the next four years, the company’s aim is to convert its fleet of 3,000 field managers’ vehicles to electric and hybrid. Today’s announcement – and similar enterprise efforts – is a part of BrightView’s overall environmental sustainability strategy of reducing its carbon footprint and becoming carbon neutral by 2035.
“As a company dedicated to developing, designing, and maintaining the best landscapes on Earth, we are continually seeking sustainable solutions that minimize our impact on the environment,” said Andrew Masterman, BrightView President and Chief Executive Officer. “The addition of electric and hybrid vehicles is yet another example of our commitment to investing in the future of our planet and achieving our environmental goals.”
BrightView’s Sustainability Journey
BrightView’s quest toward carbon neutrality began more than 10 years ago and continues today by incorporating sustainable practices into its everyday operations to help protect and preserve the environment. These measures include, but are not limited to:
- Continuing to electrify its fleet of 11,000 vehicles to reduce emissions
- Converting gas and two-cycle landscaping equipment to battery power
- Utilizing smart technology in irrigation systems to reduce water usage
- Moving its real estate infrastructure to green and sustainable energy
Did You Know?
- BrightView is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 300,000 trees throughout the U.S. by January 2023. These trees are in addition to the more than 80,000 trees and millions of shrubs, ornamentals, and grass BrightView plants annually.
- BrightView provides water-efficient landscaping services and partners with clients to reduce their water and energy use. The mix of smart irrigation strategy and technologies – along with client education – contribute to overall water efficient practices.
For more information on BrightView’s commitment to sustainability, visit www.BrightView.com.
BrightView (NYSE: BV), the nation’s largest commercial landscaper, proudly designs, creates, and maintains the best landscapes on Earth and provides the most efficient and comprehensive snow and ice removal services. With a dependable service commitment, BrightView brings brilliant landscapes to life at premier properties across the United States, including business parks and corporate offices, homeowners' associations, healthcare facilities, educational institutions, retail centers, resorts and theme parks, municipalities, golf courses, and sports venues. BrightView also serves as the Official Field Consultant to Major League Baseball. Through industry-leading best practices and sustainable solutions, BrightView is invested in taking care of our team members, engaging our clients, inspiring our communities, and preserving our planet. Visit www.BrightView.com and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
This press release includes certain disclosures which contain “forward-looking statements.” You can identify forward-looking statements because they contain words such as “believes” and “expects.” Forward-looking statements are based on BrightView’s current expectations and assumptions. Because forward-looking statements relate to the future, they are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements, which are neither statements of historical fact nor guarantees or assurances of future performance. Forward-looking information in this release includes statements about BrightView’s pursuing and achieving targets, commitments and goals in its environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) focus areas, including its carbon neutrality targets, and the conversion of its vehicle fleet to electric and hybrid vehicles. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in such statements due to various factors, including but not limited to BrightView's ability to achieve the targets, commitments and goals referred to in this press release and elsewhere and unexpected delays, difficulties, and expenses encountered or incurred in pursuing such commitments, goals and programs. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements can be found under the caption “Risk Factors” in BrightView’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC, as such risk factors may be updated from time to time in its periodic filings with the SEC, which are accessible on the SEC’s website on www.sec.gov. Any forward-looking statement in this release speaks only as of the date of this release. BrightView undertakes no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required by any applicable securities laws.
Source: BrightView Landscapes
“The addition of electric and hybrid vehicles is yet another example of our commitment to investing in the future of our planet and achieving our environmental goals."