Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) came together to celebrate the 46th World Environment Day, which is observed on the 5th June of every year. HMSI and SIAM launched a week long National campaign #hondabeatspollution on the occasion of World Environment Day. The campaign which started yesterday is effective at Honda’s authorized dealership netowork which comprises 5700 touchpoints in the country. HMSI also conducted several activities at its facilities in Manesar (Haryana), Tapukara (Rajasthan), Narsapura (Karnataka) and Vithalpura (Gujarat).
Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Minoru Kato -President and CEO, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Preserving the environment is top of the mind for us at Honda being committed to our vision ‘Blue skies for our children’. As a responsible corporate, Honda is actively contributing to build a greener future. The same reflects in our processes, technology and plant architecture. Globally, Honda is striving to become No. 1 in the areas of the environment and safety by 2030 and lead the effort to realize a carbon-free and collision-free society”.
The company has planned special initiatives under the week long campaign across its 5700 touchpoints network such as plantation of saplings at its dealership premises, near schools and primary localities. In addition to this, the company will also offer free of cost check-ups for all customers visiting the authorized Honda workshops. Free plant saplings will also be given to the customers visiting the dealerships and various student engagement activities will be conducted at schools such as quiz, rallied, plantation drives and art competitions.
In tandem with this year's UNEP theme, ‘Beating Plastic Pollution’, Honda took a holistic approach towards environment preservation through its concept of Green Factory, Green Dealer and Green Supplier, aiming for a Cleaner, Greener and brighter outlook. Various employee engagement programs and awareness trainings were organised to create a consciousness for the environment.