Officially launched today by Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, the TAKE2 program gives businesses, local government, communities, schools and individuals across the state a chance to take real action on climate change, and be part of Victoria’s pathway to net zero emissions by 2050.
"Today is about recognising the efforts of those who have pledged their support for TAKE2 and encouraging even more Victorians to get on board and work with us to combat the harmful effects of climate change," said Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D'Ambrosio.
By pledging and committing to take action, we will all contribute directly to Victoria’s first interim target to 2020 and future climate change policy, and join millions around the world to collectively play their part and reduce emissions to keep the global temperature rise to under 2 degrees.
We are thrilled that several of our supporters have also taken the pledge and become Founding Partners of the campaign, including Deakin University, Bank Australia, City of Whittlesea and LaTrobe University.
Greenfleet is a great advocate for climate change and has a demonstrated record of climate leadership.
"Connecting people with real climate action is at the heart of what Greenfleet has been doing for nearly 20 years. The TAKE2 program is a natural fit for our organisation," said Wayne Wescott, Greenfleet CEO.
"Greenfleet has taken the pledge and we're committed to continue to take real climate action. We invite everyone to TAKE2 and pledge to take action on climate change to help keep the global temperature rise to under 2 degrees."
Taking the pledge is a very powerful first step; taking real action is the next logical step. At Greenfleet, we provide a simple and effective way to take genuine climate action.
Offsetting carbon emissions is a practical way to take action and compensate for the emissions created by our own activities.
By offsetting carbon emissions with Greenfleet, our supporters are taking real, tangible climate action by funding forest restoration projects that capture carbon from the atmosphere and deliver genuine, lasting benefits for the environment.
For just over $1 a week, individuals can offset the average annual carbon emissions from their medium sized-car. Donations are tax-deductible and directly help plant more native trees.
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