World Environment Day was started in 1972 by the United Nations General Assembly, and is commemorated every year on the 5th of June. The aim is to increase awareness of environmental issues on a global scale, and to promote and encourage action that can be taken to safeguard the planet’s future.
At Web-Translations, we take our commitment to the environment seriously. Of the staff in our Leeds headquarters,
- 30% travel to work by bus
- 30% travel to work by train
- 40% walk to work (or run if they are a bit late!)
This totals 100% !
We also have permanent staff who telework, and every year we work with hundreds of freelance linguists from around the globe – most of whom work from home. Technology allows us to collaborate virtually, reducing our reliance on fossil fuels for transportation.
5 June 2013 12:45