The investment in expansion of the fleet marks a milestone in Italo’s action against climate change strategy, as the energy consumption of trains and their emissions account for more than 99% of the Company’s total emissions. At the same time, Italo is striving to improve our energy efficiency and reduce emissions, including via further initiatives. For example, Italo has issued a new staff policy that encourages the replacement of conventional cars with electric or hybrid cars for Company business purposes.
With regard to energy consumption in offices, the Company has carried out a complete overhaul of lighting at our headquarters, including the introduction of more efficient LED lamps. Programmable thermostats have also been installed for heating and cooling systems and energy-saving office equipment, such as Energy Star-certified printers and copiers with automatic stand-by