Mercedes has cut nearly half of its CO2 emissions in 2020

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In Mercedes F1 Team’s first Corporate Social Responsibility Report data shows that the team has cut nearly half of its CO2 emissions in 2020.

Formula 1 has indicated its target is to have a net-zero carbon footprint by 2030. Mercedes F1 Team’s first Corporate Social Responsibility Report shows the team’s carbon emissions fell from 16,111 tonnes in 2019 to 8,961 tonnes in 2020, while its operations have become carbon neutral.

“Representing the Mercedes-Benz three-pointed star at the pinnacle of global motorsport, we have a fantastic opportunity to make a positive impact on society through our decisions and our actions,” said Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.

“Whilst we continue to fight for and enjoy success on track, the last year has been a very decisive and informative one for our off-track activities.


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“We have continuously been working to drive change for a more sustainable future.

“With our parent company leading the way in sustainable mobility, we are well-positioned to be a case study for innovative technology which can subsequently transfer from the race track to production vehicles.

“We are very excited to be at the forefront of this initiative and have started making changes to the way that we operate at our factory and at the races to become more sustainable.

“We have made good progress over the past 12 months, but there’s still a long way to go,” concluded the Austrian.

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