The Fast Forward video series, hosted by Bobit Fleet Group Editor Chris Brown, is about connecting with leaders in fleet, tech, and automotive to show what the future holds for fleets of all types.
In this episode, Chris interviews Sharon Etherington, who manages the Roche Diagnostics fleet, and Krista McKenna, senior SHE (safety, health, and environment) professional at Roche. The discussion centers on how fleets can start on a path to measuring carbon emissions and working with internal and external stakeholders to realize results.
🎙Topics & Timestamps:
1:00 Who is Roche, and what is the fleet makeup?
2:05 What is Roche’s sustainability roadmap? What is the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and how does it factor into Roche’s plans?
3:40 Fleet is but one aspect of corporate sustainability, what are the other parts?
5:00 To gain a carbon emissions baseline for your fleet, how do you start? What data is collected?
5:50 What are Roche’s specific challenges in managing and improving fleet carbon emissions?
7:00 In what ways do you collect the data, and what is your process?
8:00 How do you manage the various components of carbon reduction and ESG to realize improvements?
9:45 Besides EVs, what other vehicle types or processes can you implement to lower carbon emissions?
10:40 How do you manage sustainability goals with spec’ing the right vehicles for the job?
13:00 What is a renewable energy certificate, and how does Roche use them?
14:15 What partners both internally and externally do you need in this effort?
16:25 What partners help certify the data?
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