Welcome announcement from An Post on its zero emission status

February 07, 2020

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has welcomed An Post’s announcement that it is the first postal service provider in the world to attain zero carbon emission delivery status in a capital city.

Ibec CEO Danny McCoy said: “Irish business fully supports the Government’s long-term climate ambition. Decisions such as those taken by An Post highlight that with smart evidence-based policies, the transition towards a low carbon economy could be extremely good for Ireland. It presents a unique opportunity to build greater energy resilience, boost competitiveness, improve quality of life, and create thousands of sustainable jobs across the country.

“Today’s announcement from An Post is to be welcomed as the business community continues to play its part in the international effort to address climate change.”