Environmental Program, Volkswagen Leasing Is Again Awarded

Volkswagen Leasing GmbH, Braunschweig, March 21, 2012. The Volkswagen Leasing GmbH is yesterday with its environmental programme for sustainable fleet management as a prize winner in the nationwide registered competition 365 landmarks in the land of ideas”has been awarded. After winning the okoglobes in 2010, the environmental program, thus already for the second time by an independent was awarded. The leasing company motivated together with NABU (nature conservation Federal Germany e.V.) Fleet managers to make their vehicle fleets more environmentally friendly. Also, the Volkswagen Leasing GmbH for each newly approved environmentally friendly vehicle makes a project contribution to the NABU. This is for the restoration of German Moor landscapes such as the Grosses Moor”(near Gifhorn) used. Moore are the largest CO2 storage of the Earth and provide a unique Habitat for many endangered animal and plant species. In addition, the company explains to his clients, as through the optimal use of green fleet”maximum fuel and emissions can save. Thus, Volkswagen an important contribution for the development of climate-friendly vehicle fleet leasing and promotes the use of green fleet vehicles. Armin von Falkenhayn, COO corporate finance of Deutsche Bank handed over Lars Henner Santelmann, spokesman of the Management Board of Volkswagen leasing, the award as a landmark 2012 “. In the presence of NABU President Olaf Tschimpke emphasized Falkenhayn: the innovative environmental program, Volkswagen leasing is available for environmentally responsible fleet management. Volkswagen leasing evidence, that modern management linking ecology and economy.” “” The competition 365 landmarks in the land of ideas “is since 2006 by the site initiative Germany land of ideas” realised together with Deutsche Bank. Santelmann was delighted with the award: we are very proud to a selected location ‘ to be in the land of ideas. The award reaffirms us that we set the right course with the environmental programme. He shows, that is we set standards in the industry with the NABU-partnership and the theme also have a great innovation in the future.” From over 2,000 entries, the expert jury of scientists, business managers, journalists and politicians chose the Volkswagen Leasing GmbH with its commitment to green vehicle fleets as a prize winner. The Volkswagen Leasing GmbH is an operating subsidiary of Volkswagen AG of fi-nancial services. The company is specialized in leasing of individual vehicles on private and corporate clients with a comprehensive range of services, as well as the management of vehicle fleets. Volkswagen Leasing GmbH Stefan Dudek (spokesman) Tel.: + 49 531 / 212 5289 email: