Highway Traffic Management | Committing to Sustainability as Newest Member of Greener Highways
Highway Traffic Management, a leading temporary traffic management company has showcased its commitment to sustainability by becoming a member of Greener Highways, joining the collaborative charge towards net zero.
Greener Highways is a membership organisation set up to unite a sector in the battle against the ongoing climate crisis. It aims to aid with the education and implementation of sustainable initiatives, products, services and operations across the highways sector.
In order to achieve this, Greener Highways will showcase the contributions of its members towards a cleaner, greener future. Greener Highways aims to tackle the climate emergency together by looking at areas such as energy, transport, wildlife and waste, with further aim to build best practice relationships between businesses to encourage faster changes towards long-term sustainability.
As part of a huge highways community, Greener Highways sees the environmental impact of the sectors business activities and realise that companies need to address increasingly serious environmental problems such as climate change, resource depletion, carbon footprints, and pollution.
Highway Traffic Management
Highway Traffic Management has opted for Greener Highways membership as it shares the mission and aims of the organisation. The business believes in a cleaner, greener future in an industry that can make a monumental difference with its carbon reduction.
Highway Traffic Management is a leader in the field of traffic management.
As a business, HTM is already leading the way within the industry being the first temporary traffic management business to be awarded the Carbon Trust’s PAS 2060 carbon neutral certification in 2021.
HTM has made a number of changes to improve its existing business set up, such as transferring 85% of all management vehicles to plug-in hybrid vehicles and also have one fully electric vehicle within their fleet. This is supported by electric charging points installed at its premises in Birmingham. The number of such charging points is to be increased once HTM relocate to their new headquarter premises in 2022.
The company already work with Erdington Litter Busters to help clean up the environment with more of an instant and immediate effect and also ran a prize draw at Highways UK 2021 which resulted in 26 trees being planted via the National Trust.
Marcus Casey, Business Director told us:
“Highway Traffic Management has always placed importance on sustainability and the wider impact that our business can have within our communities and the environment. We’ve already made lots of steps towards improved sustainability. Thinking about how our actions impact the environment is something we’re already looking at, thinking about and trying to action.”
“Joining Greener Highways is the next logical step for us to ensure that we are a part of the driving force that draws attention to the importance of sustainability and environmental care within our industry. We hope that this is the opportunity to ensure that these actions are implemented across the industry and that change is visible. We’re looking forward to being part of the change towards a greener future.”
To become a member of Greener Highways, please visit www.greenerhighways.co.uk