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Donlen Solidifies Commitment to EV Adoption by Joining the Climate Group’s EV100
Bannockburn, Ill., September 16th, 2021 – Today, Donlen, a fleet management company, is thrilled to announce it is joining the Climate Group’s EV100 – a group of companies dedicated to shaping the market for EVs by building demand and establishing electro-mobility as a mainstream transport solution.
EV100 is a broad coalition of companies from various industries located across the globe. Each organization makes a public commitment to be a catalyst for the uptake and adoption of EVs as well as the installation of charging infrastructure. Donlen’s Vice President of Electrification and Sustainability, Maria Neve, says, “By joining the group, Donlen is committing to achieving net zero emissions on at least 154,327 units by 2030 which represents a significant portion of our customer fleet. Additionally, we will transition our internal fleet of approximately 68 vehicles to EVs and install charging infrastructure at all of our office locations.”
Donlen has the expertise to guide customers to suitable EV options based on their specific needs. Committing to EV100 allows Donlen to lead by example and share experiences with customers helping them make the transition as well ultimately making electric transport the new normal. Tom Callahan, Donlen’s CEO, is clear, “As we lead the next era in fleet, we are laser focused on helping our customers use EVs to achieve the lowest cost per mile while reducing emissions and achieving sustainability goals.”
Fleet management is moving in a new direction and you’ll want a trusted partner for the road ahead. Headquartered in Bannockburn, Illinois, Donlen develops innovative fleet management technology solutions for customers in various industries across the U.S. and Canada. Donlen listens to your needs, truly understanding your business, and guides you towards a more successful future. By leveraging our best-in-class proprietary tools and our ability to break down complex data into customized and actionable insights, we can drive your transition to sustainable vehicles and more efficient operations. Donlen is a wholly owned subsidiary of Apollo Global Management, a leading financial services company with total assets of $202.8 billion (as of December 31, 2020). For more information, visit www.donlen.com.
Introducing Climate Group
Climate Group is an international non-profit, with offices in London, New Delhi and New York. Our mission is to drive climate action, fast. Our goal is a world of net zero carbon emissions by
2050, with greater prosperity for all. We do this by forming powerful networks of business and government, unlocking the power of collective action to move whole systems such as energy, transport, the built environment and industry, to a cleaner future. Together, we’re helping to shift global markets and policies towards faster reductions in carbon emissions.
EV100 is a global initiative led by the international non-profit Climate Group, which brings together companies committed to making electric transport the new normal by 2030. Over half of all new vehicles on the road go into company fleets, so it’s crucial that businesses lead the shift to electric vehicles (EVs) through their investment decisions and influence on millions of staff and customers worldwide. Members are increasing demand, influencing policy, and driving mass roll-out – helping to make electric cars more rapidly affordable for everyone.