Marussia F1 Partner with carbon-connect

By Community | March 19, 2013

carbon-connect GmbH, a Switzerland-based carbon-offsetter and supplier, has announced that it has agreed a long-term partnership with the UK-based Marussia F1 Team.

The relationship represents a small but meaningful step in the team’s progression towards an improved environmental positioning as it will facilitate the offsetting of all its carbon emissions.

In a statement the Marussia F1 Team, elected to partner with carbon-connect GmbH due to their high-quality projects and unique infrastructure solutions for carbon credit offsetters and investors.

Andy Webb, Chief Executive Officer, Marussia F1 Team, said: “As a small team reacting to a variety of business challenges, it would be easy to overlook the little things we can be doing to improve our operational performance at the same time as improving our on-track performance. Partnering with carbon-connect is a further step in the right direction. We attach great importance to selecting and working with market leaders, particularly in this instance, as we wanted to achieve a partnership which will make a meaningful contribution and for the long-term.”

Pascal Freudenreich, Head of Swiss Operations, carbon-connect GmbH, added: “We are very pleased to be working with the Marussia F1 Team which, through the provision of our carbon credits, will be carbon neutral for the next three years. carbon-connect is very proud that the Team has recognised our company’s market leading credentials. The Team has shown great promise in testing and we are looking forward to observing an exciting season ahead.”