Presidential Worldwide Transportation commits to actions that reduce our environmental impact, focus on conserving resources, and utilizing products, technologies, and methods which continually improve in these efforts. Our sustainable initiatives focus in the areas of: Waste Reduction and Diversion; Energy Conservation; Water Quality and Consumption; Air Quality; Procurement; Community, and Human Resources.
1. WASTE MANAGEMENT: REDUCTION AND DIVERSION
A comprehensive plan provided to identify, reduce, and divert various waste streams created by within the Presidential Worldwide offices. Components of this plan include a Waste Audit, as well as methods to reduce the amount of waste being created, manage inevitable waste, and divert waste from landfill by means of reuse, repurposing, and recycling. New software limits the amount of document creation, thus reducing waste at the begging of the cycle. The waste management Best Practices also includes methods to track and record waste diversion rates.
2. ENERGY CONSERVATION
Programs designed to optimize efficiencies in energy consumption within our offices. These efficiencies are a combination of equipment updates and procedural formats. Electronic thermostats also control radical fluctuations that create poor conservation.
3. WATER QUALITY AND CONSERVATION
Best Practices policies addressing water quality and conservation. Addition of new pressure washing equipment reducing water flow rate, environmentally conscious cleaning products and internal cleaning of utility towels and cloths.
4. AIR QUALITY
These programs focus on addressing and improving Air Quality. Areas of focus include vehicle emissions through a comprehensive minimal vehicle idling process. Dust mitigation within vehicle garage. Interior filtration systems.
5. ENVIRONMENTAL PROCUREMENT POLICY (EPP)
A written procurement policy developed to address and consider environmental and ethical impacts, and adhere to the stated goals of our Environmental Policy. This includes a focus on regional, organic, and sustainable materials, as well as vendors who consider their environmental impact and support the mission of Presidential Worldwide.
Presidential Worldwide will act as a steward for the environment and local community. This includes creating opportunities for staff involvement, education of stakeholders, and participating in programs which contribute to the overall benefit of the city.
7. HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY and STAFF TRAINING
A training program designed to engage and educate employees as to their roles and responsibilities fulfilling the sustainable vision, objectives and goals of Presidential.
Gary W. Simms COO and Green Compliance Liaison