ActewAGL – what we’re doing for Earth Hour
Tuesday 27 March 2012
ActewAGL is a major local supporter of Earth Hour and come 8.30pm on Saturday 31 March, members of ActewAGL’s Executive team, along with ActewAGL Earth Hour Ambassador Alan Tongue, will be doing their bit to participate.
ActewAGL Earth Hour Ambassador Alan Tongue
“I’ll be at home with my family and we’ll have the lights off and set up some candles. Heidi is very excited; we’ll actually start celebrating Earth Hour early at our house so that the girls can get involved before their bedtime. It’s a fun way that we can teach them about taking care of the environment.”
ActewAGL Chief Executive Officer Michael Costello
“ActewAGL is actively involved in environmental initiatives to help Canberra reduce its impact on the environment. That’s why we are proud to be a major local supporter of Earth Hour in the ACT for the 5th consecutive year. I expect to be interstate, but have arranged for non-essential lighting at ActewAGL facilities to be switch-off for Earth Hour 2012.”
ActewAGL General Manager Retail Ayesha Razzaq
“I will be at the Brumbies versus Sharks game on Saturday night. To mark Earth Hour, all electricity used at Canberra Stadium for the whole day on Saturday 31 March will be offset through ActewAGL’s Greenchoice program - making it a green event for everyone. For me, Earth Hour is not just about one hour; it is about what we can do every day to make a difference. It’s simple things like turning appliances off at the power point and turning lights off when you leave the room.”
ActewAGL Director Marketing and Corporate Affairs Paul Walshe
“I’ll be staying at home, turning all the lights off and enjoying a candle-lit dinner with my family.”
The ActewAGL Green Team
ActewAGL encourages its entire staff to participate in Earth Hour through its internal environmental initiatives campaign, Be Green. The campaign encourages staff to reduce their environmental footprint by making changes at work and at home. This month the ActewAGL Green Team – a group of staff who assist with promoting sustainability across the organisation – has been spreading the word about Earth Hour.
Today ActewAGL’s Green Team met with ActewAGL Earth Hour Ambassador Alan Tongue and his daughter Heidi in the lead up to Earth Hour.
Image caption: ActewAGL Director Marketing and Corporate Affairs Paul Walshe, members of ActewAGL’s Green Team, ActewAGL Earth Hour Ambassador Alan Tongue and daughter Heidi are looking forward to Earth Hour 2012.
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