EU3: BGTC: CRS Racing goes green

RED, WHITE & BLUE...AND GREEN! The red, white and blue livery remains the same but CRS Racing is now a 'green' team after being awarded CarbonNeutral(R) status. Since the formation of CRS just over a year ago the team has been aware that it has...

RED, WHITE & BLUE...AND GREEN!

The red, white and blue livery remains the same but CRS Racing is now a 'green' team after being awarded CarbonNeutral(R) status. Since the formation of CRS just over a year ago the team has been aware that it has a responsibility to be environmentally-efficient so, now that the pace has eased off a bit, CRS has taken the necessary steps to become a carbon neutral race team.

In addition to the obvious areas such as recycling waste, making sure power is used efficiently at the CRS Technical Centre and minimising emissions across the company's operations, CRS is working with The CarbonNeutral Company to measure and reduce the team's carbon emissions. This has been achieved through carbon offsetting which takes place via investment in climate friendly projects which include hydro and wind power initiatives across the globe. Every tonne of CO2 is 'neutralised' by a tonne saved somewhere else.

"We're not doing this to be trendy and we're certainly not about to start preaching to everyone about being eco-friendly," said Team Principal Chris Niarchos. "This is about CRS, as a group of people, wanting to do the right thing. We all have a responsibility not to waste resources and we are pleased to be in a position to help others develop new ways of harnessing the power of nature."

Sue Welland, Founder & Creative Director, The CarbonNeutral Company said, "Companies such as CRS are leading the way in their field by taking full responsibility to reduce their carbon footprint to ‘net zero'. Communicating what they have done will hopefully encourage others individually or collectively within companies to follow suit."

All the CRS race cars will now display the CarbonNeutral(R) logo to demonstrate the team's commitment to the environment.

-credit: crscuderia.com

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Series Formula Renault , GT , Blancpain Sprint
Drivers Chris Niarchos