The companies were awarded for quick and innovative measures to increase energy efficiency as well as investments in renewable energies, digitalisation and the use of green hydrogen. Creative projects of employee motivation in the field of energy and resource efficiency were also honoured with this award.
In a challenging selection procedure, the company's achievements in climate and environmental protection inside the company were assessed and reviewed by a panel of experts. As a result, Zedler-Institut was admitted as one of the currently 51 members to the network of the nationwide pioneer initiative German Companies for Climate Protection.
Managing director Dirk Zedler states: “The use of bicycles is undoubtedly climate-friendly and healthy. The target of Zedler-Institut is not only to make bicycles and e-bikes more user-friendly, more endurable and thus safer, but also to operate a business that takes as little from nature as possible.”
The Association of German Companies for Climate Protection (Klimaschutz-Unternehmen e.V.) is a cross-sector network of German industry that is committed to achieving Germany's climate policy goals with innovative solutions.
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV), the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) and the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) have been awarding companies as Companies for Climate Protection since 2009, thereby honouring their efforts in energy efficiency and the use of renewable energies.
Zedler-Institut offers still more transparency as to the climate protection goals achieved at www.klimaschutz-unternehmen.de.
More details as to the Company for Climate Protection Zedler-Institut as Best Practice.
Author: Press release Zedler-Institut
Photo: Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action