Toyota Awarded Keystone Leadership in Environment Award
Toyota has always been dedicated to the environment, in a multitude of ways. The most obvious, of course, is through manufacturing some of the most fuel efficient vehicles on the market. But there are plenty of other methods that Toyota employs toward preserving and bettering the environment for future generations, and people are starting to notice because Toyota was just awarded the Keystone Leadership in Environment Award by the Keystone Policy Center.
“Protecting species biodiversity is a key focus area for Toyota North America. Our team members are doing their part to ensure Toyota operates in harmony with its environment and supports healthy ecosystems for future generations to comes.”
– Kevin Butt, Regional Director, North American Environmental Division
Toyota Commitment to Wildlife Preservation
One of the main reasons Toyota was recognized with the Keystone award was their commitment and dedication to wildlife preservation. With a multitude of manufacturing plants around North America, it would be nearly impossible for the company not to share land with something. Rather than destroying their habitats and evicting them from their land, Toyota works very hard to keep the local wildlife content and maintained.
In fact, Toyota is known for building woodland duck nesting boxes and planting pollinator gardens right on location, and they’ve even maintained feral hog populations. Toyota isn’t the only automotive manufacturer to dedicate themselves to maintaining the environment and helping future generations, but they’re certainly among the best. In 2008 they began a partnership with the Wildlife Habitat Council. Now, Toyota has over 1,000 acres of land across nine different locations that are certified as “Wildlife at Work.”
We’re thrilled to be a party of a family so dedicated to ensuring the safety of our planet for future generations, and will continue to watch Toyota flourish – both with their direct approaches to saving the environment like building habitats, and the more indirect approaches like the 2016 Toyota Prius Prime.