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100% Carbon Neutrality Targeted By DICV For Its Chennai Facility By 2025

TNI || New Delhi || 14th Nov 2021

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, as part of its sustainability strategy, has confirmed that it is planning a move to make its Chennai plant’s operations 100% Carbon Neutrality by 2025.

It will be a part of the company’s long-term sustainability plan, which will be brought into existence in many phases and thereby will set a yardstick in the Indian auto spectrum.

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Due to the efforts of the CEO & MD of DICV, Satyakam Arya, the company has attained 72% neutrality in the Chennai plant as of date.

He says that driving sustainability in the production and operations has been the key aim for DICV since the time of its existence, and due to this, they are eyeing to reach 100% neutrality by 2025.

Arya further adds that DICV is working continuously towards sustainability and a robust future for society and stakeholders alike.

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To make this happen, the company is doubling the captive solar power and wind-based power as well. Besides, all the internal shuttles are also changing to electric vehicles.

The company is also looking to increase the use of biodegradable plastic when it comes to the packaging process to 50% by 2025.

With the up-gradation of all lighting to LED’s, the energy consumption at the production shops is also expected to reduce by 8% in 2025.

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A total of 2000 trees will be planted by DICV by way of organic farming methods and they shall increase biodiversity within the campus as well.