CARBON COUNTS: Operators In Northwest Join Green Program

Posted on January 5, 2011 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

Luxury transportation providers in British Columbia and Seattle will now measure and reduce their carbon emissions through a comprehensive program.

TORONTO — GREEN RIDE GLOBAL grew its green shoots further into the Pacific Northwest with the addition of Regent Limousine Service of Victoria, B.C. and Bayview Limousine of Seattle as clients.

REGENT LIMOUSINE SERVICE, serving the greater Victoria area, has taken first steps to incorporate environmental policies and procedures within their business operations by becoming a Silver Member of Green Ride Global (GRG) — a firm that creates and implements environmental sustainability programs for the ground transportation industry.

BAYVIEW LIMOUSINE, serving the greater Seattle area, has designed a carbon reduction strategy aimed at achieving greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions from its fleet through fuel efficiency and the transition to new technologies.

As a Gold Member of Green Ride Global (GRG), Bayview Limousine is committed to evolving operations toward environmental sustainability and producing the fleet data required for Affiliate Network Environmental Reporting. Its environmental program includes the following:

• A comprehensive environmental policy that identifies and addresses the reduction of potential environmental impacts from all areas of business operations

• ISO 14001-compliant Environmental Management System

• Fleet GHG Inventory

• Ongoing measurement and monitoring of fleet GHG emissions

• Transition to the latest low-carbon vehicles and fuels

• Ongoing monitoring and enforcement of GHG emissions reductions including a responsible driving practice across the entire fleet.

• Greening of the supply chain

• Fleet GHG emissions reporting

• Exclusive hybrid vehicle discount program through Royale Limousine

• Green Ride Global member identification on and booking platforms

Both operators have recognized the need to differentiate themselves as an environmental leaders in their respective markets.

“Customers are increasingly looking for green purchasing options when it comes to ground transportation” says Justin Raymond, President & CEO of Green Ride Global. “This option is now being provided to customers on an international scale as Green Ride Global members are now identified on, the world’s largest online booking platform.”

About Green Ride Global

GREEN RIDE GLOBAL creates and implements third-party verified environmental sustainability programs for the transportation industry, with a focus on chauffeured ground transportation companies. Its programs cause real and measurable reductions in their clients’ greenhouse gas emissions and environmental footprints. GRG’s team provides tailored environmental solutions, strategic sales and marketing tools, and auditable reports showing progress toward environmental sustainability.

Source: GRG

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

How Do Corporate Travel Tech Services Stack Up?

Business Travel News evaluates 12 providers for its Innovator Awards, including Uber, Lyft, Blacklane.

GroundWidgets Buys Limo Alliance, Launches Platform

The combined software companies will offer a broad set of tech products to operations of all fleet sizes.

Most Business Travel Programs Lack A Mobile Strategy

Corporations are taking their time to figure out policies while travelers see access on their devices as a must.

New Technologies Take Aim At Uber

A growing number of chauffeured ride apps, which focus on duty of care, are getting ready to take on the TNC.

Twin Cities Businessman Starts Ride App The Limo Way

Call Limo offers rides on demand from a legal, licensed, insured fleet of luxury black vehicles at prices similar to those of Uber.

See More News

Facebook Comments ()

Comments (0)

Post a Comment



See More

See More

See More

See More

LCT Store

LCT Magazine - October 2016 $12.95 COVER STORY: * Leverage Tech To Levitate Your Operations * *


Experience the three annual industry events for networking for business, showcasing vehicles and products, and getting the tools for success.

Read About Your Region

What’s Happening Near You?
Click on any state to see the latest industry news and events in that region.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment


Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Metro Magazine

Serving the bus and passenger rail industries for more than a century

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

Please sign in or register to .    Close