Category Archives: Environment

30 Sep 2014

The Smartsalary team goes green!

The Smartsalary team goes green!

  For the past 6 years we’ve been working with not-for-profit organisation Greenfleet to help offset carbon emissions produced by cars leased through Smartleasing. The guys at Greenfleet plant thousands of native trees each year, in fact they have planted over 8 million trees all over Australia since they started up in 1997, and since our partnership began, Smartsalary customers have re-vegetated an area 6 times the size of Melbourne CBD! A big thank you to everyone involved in the program! We were delighted to be invited to two of their tree planting days this year, one at Kinglake National Park, Melbourne and one Read More

This month we received an award for the commitment and support our customers have shown in reducing their carbon footprint. The Huon award (named in honour of Australia’s oldest living tree) was awarded by Greenfleet for our 5 year support and partnership. Greenfleet are a not-for-profit organisation who, for the last 15 years have been helping to offset carbon emissions from the fleets of many of Australia’s leading businesses. We’ve been working with them to help reduce the environmental impact of cars leased through Smartleasing, by giving our customers the option of making a small donation every fortnight to help offset Read More

In Australia, cars are important. In fact, according to the Bureau of Statistics, in 2012 there were well over 12 million cars registered in Australia. That represents an increase in vehicle usage of over 12% from 5 years ago in 2007! And in all likelihood, these numbers will continue to increase. As a result, novated car leases are one of our most popular items to salary package, and our specialist leasing division, Smartleasing, is experiencing huge growth. We also know that cars produce carbon emissions that are bad for the environment – and that we have a responsibility to ensure Read More