Chevrolet India celebrated the World Environment Day on June 5, 2016 by organizing various activities related to environment safety and conservation with a pledge to spread awareness around environment protection, sustenance and eco-conscious growth. The company collaborated with Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) to organize PUC drives across its dealerships PAN India. There were also other unique initiatives like environment conservation tips to customers sapling distribution, tree plantations, green processions, awareness rallies, etc.
Swati Bhattacharya, Vice President, Corporate Communications, General Motors India, said, “General Motors has always been committed to its care for the environment and it is our endeavour to enhance public awareness towards key environmental issues. We firmly believe that the community education is a key contributor in this direction and all members come together to spread awareness about cleaner environment among vehicle owners and society as a whole. These activities reiterate GM’s continuing commitment towards a clean and green environment initiative.” The objective of these drives was to create awareness among motorists to take the little steps to reduce their carbon footprint and giving proper knowledge to customers for proper maintenance of their vehicles which will provide benefit to them as well as to environment. A total of 159 locations pan India participated in the drive.
The company also pledged to work towards Lakes and Lake Maintenance awareness in Bangalore. Being conscious of their critical role in maintaining a healthy environment the initiative will provide an opportunity for the participants to play role as environmental stewards. With intent to make significant and measurable impact, serving foundation of a cleaner, healthier and sustainable planet, GM India Talegaon is celebrating Environment Day from 31st May and it will last till 15th June 2016. The site will be rolling out series of activities, encouraging employees to join hands for the Green Initiative.