Social enterprise partners with Arnold Clark to spread climate change message at home
The partnership will see Fuel Change take place within Glasgow-based Arnold Clark Innovation Center, which focuses on showcasing electric vehicles and alternative fuel technologies.
Fuel Change will have the opportunity to use the multi-million pound center for its challenge showcases, which see teams of young people between the ages of 16 and 24 working together to come up with new ideas to tackle environmental issues. today. He will also use the space to exhibit some of the ideas and concepts developed by the teams.
Arnold Clark has offered some of his apprentices to participate in the challenges, which are set by companies across the UK and task teams to brainstorm innovative yet practical solutions to real-life problems.
Fuel Change Managing Director David Reid said: “Arnold Clark has already been a big supporter of our challenges and we are delighted to be able to take this one step further by formalizing our partnership ahead of COP26 in Scotland.
“Like Fuel Change, the Arnold Clark Innovation Center puts education at the forefront and its goal of showing customers the benefits of alternative fuel vehicles aligns with our own work to give the next generation a real opportunity to influence. change and do something now to save our planet in the future.
“Arnold Clark has also made an important contribution to our upcoming Big Tonnes Challenge, which will start on October 25 and will examine various sectors, including transport and the circular economy. “
Hazel Shields, Director of the Arnold Clark Innovation Center, said, “Everyone at the Innovation Center is thrilled to partner and sponsor Fuel Change as we look to work with the next generation.
“We are specifically a center of innovation, information and education, and we believe Fuel Change has similar values. We look forward to hosting the Big Tonnes Challenge and seeing what exciting and innovative ideas emerge from it. “
Located on Dumbarton Road west of the city center, the Innovation Center offers a range of electric and hybrid cars.
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