Republic Services Releases 2015 Sustainability Report
Republic Services recently released its latest Sustainability Report for the 2015 Fiscal Year. The Report depicts the Company’s efforts to further improve its environmental and social impacts through decreased vehicle emissions, innovative landfill technologies, use of renewable energy, community engagement, and employee growth opportunities. The 2015 Sustainability Report demonstrates continued progress toward Republic’s four sustainability goals, and represents its latest achievements as part of its Blue Planet sustainability initiative.
Republic operates a fleet of nearly 2,500 CNG-powered vehicles, which represents approximately 16 percent of its entire vocational fleet. Republic is committed to achieving various sustainability goals by 2018, including the development of at least two landfill gas-to-energy projects per year and continuing to reduce fleet emissions from direct operational impacts by 3 percent.
Also in 2015, Republic was among the top companies recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a leading international non-profit organization dedicated to measuring and disclosing environmental information, in the 2015 CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report. Republic earned a Disclosure score of 98 out of 100, which reflects its strong commitment to transparency, quality and completeness, and an A- in Performance. Achieving an A is the highest Performance score possible.
To view and download the Report, click here.