As a leading provider of high-quality transport services in Slovenia and the wider region, we actively monitor the development of new technologies in the automotive industry that are more environmentally friendly. This guides us in formulating strategies for fleet management, which we regularly update, and for the provision of standard, business and luxury transport services in line with the development trends of the automotive industry.
GREEN MOBILITY – OUR COMMON FUTURE
Preventing global warming due to the greenhouse effect is an urgency and a priority for humanity. Governments in the developed world are adopting ambitious plans and measures to reduce carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere – the goal of advanced societies is to achieve carbon neutrality in the 2030-2050 period.
As the use of fossil fuels is being phased out, technologies to harness renewable energy sources that are more environmentally friendly are being developed at an accelerated pace.
In order to reduce the carbon footprint of transport, one of the most pressing environmental problems, the environmental measures and technologies that will make this possible foresee the phasing out of petroleum-based internal combustion engines and a gradual shift towards the use of electric engines in land transport and the use of hydrogen as a fuel, in particular for larger passenger aircraft and ships.
It is also in this work that we recognise the updated strategic orientations of our company, where we also place the efforts of our employees towards greener service delivery and the search for improved business solutions towards additional responsibility for environmental protection.
Slovenia – among the pioneers of a greener future
As the green heart of Europe, Slovenia is one of the most advanced countries in the science and industry that will pave our future: from aeronautical and automotive designers to experts developing solid-state batteries. At Go Green, we keep a close eye on all new developments and advances of this kind.
In our everyday lives, Slovenians can also be proud of our concern for the environment, from protecting unspoilt nature and green spaces to sustainable agriculture. The success of our efforts is confirmed by international awards: Slovenia has repeatedly been at the top of global rankings of the world’s most environmentally friendly countries; five years ago, in September 2016, Slovenia was crowned the world’s first Green Destination at the Global Green Destinations Day International Conference; and in 2021, the prestigious Condé Nast travel guide listed Slovenia as the only country in the world to be named a Green Destination.
Go Green offers three categories of transport:
- standardni transport
- business transport, and
- luxury transport
For all these services, we choose the latest vehicles from the world’s leading brands, which are synonymous with quality, reliability and the most advanced technological solutions.
Being committed to sustainability is much more than reducing pollution
Every use of vehicles and every movement, however small, has an impact on the environment. Even if we, as a transport operator, manage to achieve a minimum carbon footprint for each individual transport, we are aware that, taken as a whole, we will not be able to achieve a zero footprint (at least for a while yet).
Everything counts for the environment; the whole cycle of production and transport of a vehicle (production, transport to the customer, use over the years, handling and storage of hazardous and environmentally harmful waste inherent in the vehicle, and finally retirement and decommissioning of the materials).
Being committed to sustainability means much more than just environmental impact and pollution, it is a balance between environmental equilibrium, social security and economic stability. What does all this really mean?
In practice, creating added value for the local and global environment, for all the people involved (users and employees), for the economy, which gains rather than loses by adopting green technologies and approaches (new jobs, higher ethics, long-term viability, and on and on).
Being sustainable means balancing all three aspects at the same time: environmental, economic, and social.
So, when we want to answer the question of which vehicles are best suited to a sustainable future, the right answer is the one that offers the company the optimum balance of all three aspects, in a given situation at a given time and place.
…to be continued in march 2022: ‘Go Green’ and first green steps/kilometres in practice