Nation’s Largest Commercial Landscaper Continues to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Addition of 250 More Hybrid Cars and Trucks
BrightView (NYSE: BV), the nation’s leading commercial landscaping company, today announced the addition of more than 250 hybrid vehicles to its management fleet, as part of its strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. With the introduction of these vehicles, BrightView’s total field manager fleet of electric and hybrid cars and trucks will total nearly 700 by the end of 2023.
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BrightView continues its deployment of hybrid vehicles, which includes Ford Maverick Hybrids (left) and Honda Accord Hybrids. (Photo: Business Wire)
This newest deployment includes Ford Maverick Hybrids, Honda Accord Hybrids, and Toyota Corolla Hybrids. Earlier this year, BrightView announced the addition of 100 Chevy Bolt EUVs.
“As the commercial landscaping industry leader, we’re continually driving for a greener future,” said Andrew Masterman, BrightView President and Chief Executive Officer. “Whether it’s within our management fleet, production equipment, or service applications, we are committed to pursuing initiatives and implementing programs that minimize our impact on the environment.”
The migration to electric and hybrid vehicles is part of BrightView’s four-year plan for converting its fleet of 3,000 field manager cars and trucks to more sustainable power sources and represents another step toward achieving BrightView’s broader environmental sustainability goal of becoming carbon neutral.
BrightView’s “Greener Future”
BrightView continues to incorporate sustainable practices into its everyday operations to help protect and preserve the environment. By converting gas and two-cycle landscaping equipment to battery power, deploying an eco-friendly fleet of vehicles, reducing water usage through smart irrigation technology systems, and moving its real estate infrastructure to green and sustainable energy, as well as other meaningful efforts, BrightView’s forward-thinking approach to helping realize a brighter, greener future is further transforming the commercial landscaping marketplace.
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
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“Whether it’s within our management fleet, production equipment, or service applications, we are committed to pursuing initiatives and implementing programs that minimize our impact on the environment.”