Mercedes F1 first motorsports team to sign Climate Pledge

This initiative, founded in 2019 by Global Optimism and Amazon, aims to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040, a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement target

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The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team has become the first motorsport team to sign The Climate Pledge, joining over 450 organisations committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2040.

The pledge, initiated by Global Optimism and Amazon in 2019, seeks to accelerate efforts toward environmental sustainability.

By signing, the team commits to transparency in decarbonisation strategies and collaboration with other signatories.

Toto Wolff, Team Principal and Chief Executive Officer of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team said: “Signing The Climate Pledge is another demonstration of our intent to perform to the highest standard on sustainability.

“We want to win through sustainable high performance, and to win within the societal and planetary boundaries which exist.”

Alice Ashpitel, Head of Sustainability of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team said: “Joining The Climate Pledge consolidates our commitment to sustainability and our existing strategy to achieve Race Team controlled net zero by 2030 and net zero across all scopes by 2040.

“We have already taken important steps towards net zero through our biofuel initiatives and our investment in Sustainable Aviation Fuel. With sustainability embedded throughout our team, we are on track to meet our targets and helping our suppliers to go further and faster in achieving theirs.”

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