500 Cars and the environment

We believe that your journey with us should be as comfortable and safe for you - as it is for the environment. And so by pro-actively working to minimize the ecological footprint our operations have, we hope to contribute towards a safer, greener global future - whilst providing you, our customer with the best possible choice of environmentally responsible vehicles.

500 Cars are working to achieve these objectives by investing in a new fleet of hybrid cars - the most viable environmentally friendly vehicles currently available. By offering you our clients a greener alternative, we can help reduce CO2 emissions by as much as 75%

Our aims and objectives in pursuing and achieving a better, greener business model include:

  • Complying with and exceeding all relevant legislation and industry standards
  • Working in unison with our customers, suppliers, service providers, key stakeholders and all other relevant industry bodies to set and maintain the highest possible standards
  • Providing our staff with excellent training, support and resources in environmental awareness and practice
  • Constantly reviewing our activities and endeavouring to reduce our overall environmental impact
  • Improving efficiency of general resources and proactively recycling wherever possible
  • Pioneering new ways to help control and reduce environmental pollution
  • Committing to protect our environment by being as green as possible

500 Cars - working to make your journey greener


Social Responsibility

500 Cars are committed in supporting and helping the local community in Reading as well as actively doing all we can to improve our environmental and green credentials


As a responsible Company 500 Cars believe that our long-term future is best served by respecting the interests of all our staff, customers, suppliers and wider community. We are continually looking at opportunities to improve the environment and to contribute to the well-being of the local communities in which we trade.

Social and environmental responsibility effects everyone and 500 Cars will aim to develop and implement social and environmental policies which fit in with our staff and members ever day activities and responsibilities.

We will communicate our environmental policies, objectives and performance openly and honestly to our staff, members, customers and suppliers and seek encouragement from them to communicate with us on their views.

500 Cars are committed in improving our overall performance. We will listen and take into account our customer concerns and expectations in the development and implementation of all new social and environmental policies and procedures. We will monitor our performance, set objectives for improvements and report our progress and as minimum we will meet or exceed all relevant legislation.

We will take all reasonable steps to manage our business so as to minimise our environmental impact and to promote good environmental practices. 500 Cars will set and follow high standards in our business practices and performance to identify how we can improve our energy efficiency, water usage, water disposal and air emissions.

We will conduct all business relationships with integrity and courtesy and honour our trading commitments. Our aim is to build long-term relationships with our suppliers and provide support for small, local and specialist businesses..

500 Cars will build relationships with our customers, suppliers and local communities we are part of, by encouraging our partners to consider the needs of others and involve themselves in public services. We will obtain a wide range of views on our social and environmental policies and performance.

We will respect our members, staff and encourage their development and training. We will promote equality as differences in responsibilities permit and consider the interests of our members including their welfare, health and safety. We aim to empower our members, staff and we will recognise individual contributions and reward our members, staff fairly. Our ultimate aim is the happiness of our members, staff through their worthwhile and satisfying employment in a successful business..

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