Williams: in F.1 yes, but positive for the climate by 2030

Williams: in F.1 yes, but positive for the climate by 2030

The Grove team wants to be the only motorsport reality in line with the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Nicholas Latifi in the Williams FW43B-Mercedes in the 2021 Formula 1 season
Nicholas Latifi in the Williams FW43B-Mercedes in the 2021 Formula 1 season

La Williams, one of the most successful teams in the history of Formula 1 World Championship and the entire industry motorsport, she gave herself a very ambitious goal: has indeed decided to engage deeply to achieve a result today of very far-reaching scope in the fighting climate change.
Building on the advances that theautomotive industry has accomplished in the matter of environmental sustainability globally in recent times, the Grove stable si will push further than any other racing team and any other current automotive world championship in the direction of becoming perfectly positive for the climate within the year 2030.
To achieve this ambitious target, the team founded by patron Frank, now held by the investment fund Dorilton Ventures, with offices in New York, Houston and London, has developed a series of concrete initiatives based on data science.

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Williams therefore launched a sustainability strategy comprehensive and targeted to address the main environmental and social challenges of thecontemporary motoring, of sport as a whole and of thetangible future of our planet.
Already busy like battery supplier and other details in Formula E, it has accumulated enormous know-how in the technology transfer twigs Circus of Grand Prix to the transport and trade sectors electric and sustainable mobility, elaborating technical solutions that would contribute to tackling the problems of the earth, the natural habitat that made it possible the life of man.
The sustainability strategy of British Formula 1 team has been developed over the past year after a detailed analysis, aligning with key global initiatives such as theClimate Change Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, both programs of the United Nations.

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Williams Racing CEO Jost Capito holding 'Climate Positive 2030' sign
Jost Capito, CEO of Williams Racing, with “Climate Positive 2030” placard

Five essential pillars in the direction of the final goal

Williams' sustainability strategy, which was devised over the course of twelve months at the end of the gigantic analysis accomplished by industry experts specially hired for a reconnaissance, including the E-Novation Consulting of the Italian engineer Christian Peace, is based on five key pillars: “Climate Action”, “Biodiversity Stewardship”, “Sustainable Innovation”, “Industry Access for All” e “Purpose Driven Leadership”.
Each pillar defines the actionsi that the Grove stable will undertake, in the short and medium term, to speed up movement to a better planet. By adding further transparency e sense of responsibility in the march towards deadline set in nine years by the international community, it is expected that every goal is measured, controllable e registered annually.
La Williams also undertakes to acquire and share the current best practices negli areas concerned as well as to adhere to international initiatives on the war on global warming. Consequently, his strategy will aim at one reduction of harmful emissions in line with the goal of contain within 2 degrees the raising of earth temperature, a paradigm introduced both byParis Agreement, both fromGlobal Agenda of the United Nations on Climate change.

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Nicholas Latifi in the Williams FW43B-Mercedes in the 2021 Formula 1 season
Nicholas Latifi in the Williams FW43B-Mercedes in the 2021 Formula 1 season

Sustainability goals? Satisfied 12 out of 17 "green" requirements

The British already boast some firsts in the sector: the team is today the first protagonist of the Grands Prix to have signed theUNFCCC, the initiative “Sports for Climate Action” ofONU. The sustainability goals of Williams Racing are aligned with 12 of the 17 development goals of the United Nations (SDG).
The stable is also aligned with the specific standards of the automotive industry and got theThree Star Environmental Accreditation of FIA, the International Automobile Federation.

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Nicholas Latifi in the Williams FW43B-Mercedes in the 2021 Formula 1 season
Nicholas Latifi in the Williams FW43B-Mercedes in the 2021 Formula 1 season
George Russell in the Williams FW43B-Mercedes in the 2021 Formula 1 season
George Russell in the Williams FW43B-Mercedes in the 2021 Formula 1 season

Jost Capito: "We want to be one step ahead of everyone else"

The German manager Jost capito, CEO of Williams, explained his point of view: “Williams is a pioneer both in Formula 1 and in the racing world in general and also boasts an extraordinary expertise especially in the transfer of technology from Formula 1 towards electric vehicles and means of transport powered by renewable energy. We live in a time when the planet and the society that populates it are changing faster than ever. Based on the progress the global automotive industry has made in sustainability over the past few years, we have taken the time to analyze our normal operations in depth and develop a comprehensive sustainability strategy, guided by the purpose of accelerating our ecological transformation and reaching the final target”.
And yet: “As a team, we wanted to speed up processes and be one step ahead of everyone else in the field of sustainability for motorsport and the wider automotive sector. This is how, today, we are making a commitment to be positive for the climate by 2030: we will use our knowledge to cultivate and develop advanced technologies and to achieve this goal”.
“We know where we are strong and where we are weak, but we have the tools to recognize what needs to be improved: we are open to learning from others and sharing the best practices needed to pursue our goals. To help increase perceptions of sustainability in the racing industry, we welcome interaction and partnerships with key motorsport stakeholders, automotive companies, brands and organizations that share our same vision.”

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“Like any self-respecting global sports platform, Formula 1 has the power to inspire millions of people around the world, but not only: being at the pinnacle of deploying numerous and advanced technologies, racing has the ability to create solutions techniques to help address the challenges planet Earth presents us with. As we continue our mission to be climate positive for years to come, my hope is that Williams Racing can inspire all who are connected to our brand and the sport, by using racing as a catalyst for meaningful change and lasting…”.

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Jost Capito, CEO of Williams Racing, with staff dealing with sustainability
Jost Capito, CEO of Williams Racing, with staff dealing with sustainability