The 2022 edition of ‘Piantiamola di pollinare!’, The sustainable mobility initiative launched last June by Bper Banca, with the support of the Wecity platform, in order to reduce CO2 emissions into the atmosphere, has successfully concluded. The initiative involved about 500 employees, distributed in the various branches of the Group, who for three months went to work by bicycle, on foot or by scooter for a total of 83,673 km traveled, equivalent to over 22,562 journeys from home to office. thus reducing about 12 tons of CO2, equal to the result produced by over 1600 adult trees in a year in their photosynthesis work. This was announced by a note from the credit institution. For each trip, the Wecity app has calculated the CO2 saved (1 kg every 7 kilometers traveled approximately) and created a ranking based on this value. The initiative is well integrated with the various initiatives included within the European Week of Sustainable Mobility (16-22 September 2022). “With great satisfaction – commented Giuseppe Corni, Chief Human Resource Officer of Bper Banca – we collect the numbers of this project, which we have organized again this year, giving a concrete contribution to improving people’s quality of life. just finished, many colleagues participated. The project aimed to promote alternative modes of transport to the use of private motorized vehicles, in order to safeguard the environment and improve the health, safety and psychophysical well-being of people. ‘commitment made by our employees in accordance with the participation regulations “, concluded Corni. Thanks to Wecity’s proprietary technology, it was possible to monitor the paths taken by employees on their home-work journey, even if carried out with more than one means, and draw up a rankings at both individual and regional level. “We are extremely happy to have replicated this initiative with Bper Banca. Once again this year the employees tested themselves throughout the national territory, demonstrating sensitivity and active participation towards green and sustainable mobility issues”, commented Paolo Ferri, CEO of Wecity. “Once again Emilia Romagna is confirmed as the most virtuous region with 5,633 kg of CO2 saved, followed by Lombardy with 2,878, Liguria with 780, Piedmont with 759 and Marche with 493. We hope to start the third edition soon and to see increase the commitment of other companies in the wake of the example of Bper Banca “, concluded Ferri.
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