The Green Plus® fuel enhancer also gains important recognition for its potential to mitigate greenhouse gases, helping in SDGs 7 and 11
April 9, 2019, Buenos Aires, Argentina – Biofriendly Corporation and its Latin American Partner, Horeb Energía y Combustibles Ecologicos (Horeb), announced today that the International Training Center for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL, Argentina) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), certified the commitment of both companies to the UN’s 2030 Agenda, prioritizing the following 5 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:
SDG 7 – Affordable and Clean Energy
SDG 11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities
SDG 12 – Responsible Consumption and Production
SDG 13 – Climate Action
SDG 17 – Partnerships for the Goals
The company’s commitment to SDGs 12 and 13 will include an investment into its own operations in order to become a carbon neutral team. The investment will include a full evaluation of Biofriendly and Horeb’s carbon footprint, as well as the implementation of the steps needed to become carbon neutral by 2025. Additionally, the business has committed to a water neutral footprint in its production process by 2027.
Furthermore, Biofriendly’s emission-reducing fuel additive, Green Plus, was evaluated for its capacity to aidin the generation of efficient energy (under SDG 7). As part of the evaluation, the United Nations Agency, CIFAL Argentina, conducted a meta-analysis of numerous tests conducted by independent research institutes acrossthe world. After the review, Green Plusreceived, within the Sustainable Development Goals, an Eco-Label for its value in aidingUN SDG’s 7 and 11. This certification recognizes that the use of Green Plus produces the following:
- 7% energy efficiency (reduces fuel consumption by 7%)
- 7% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
- 30% reduction in emissions of particulate material (PM2.5 & PM10)
“We are proud to be a part of the UN’s incredible commitment to sustainability. The SDGs and the 2030 agenda represent hope, guidance and a shining targetfor those who wish to make this a cleaner planet,” statedNoel Carroll, Biofriendly’s Chief Executive Officer.
Biofriendly Corporation is the world leader in green fuel solutions, its emissions-reducing product, Green Plus®is a breakthrough technology that both reduces emissions and improves fuel economy. This patented, homogeneous catalyst has undergone rigorous, certified testing on four continents and has cleaned over 8 billion gallons of fuel worldwide, reducing greenhouse gasses by millions of pounds annually. More information is available at www.biofriendly.com.
Horeb Energía y Combustibles Ecologicosare the primary distributor of Biofriendly Corporation responsible for the production, distribution and marketing of Green Plusin Latin America. The main objective of Horeb is to provide simple, green solutions to customers and end-users in Latin America. As three-time winners of the National Foreign Trade Award and being ISO 9001: 2008 certified, Horeb is committed to providing quality service to its customers. Horeb has also started its alignment as a company to the Sustainable Development Goals (ODS), of the United Nations, marking its environmental and social co-responsibility for the environment and in the struggle to contribute to a better society.
About CIFAL Argentina
The International Training Center for Authorities and Leaders, Argentina branch, is the 16thInternational Center (and the first to be settled at the country level, as opposed to civic) of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Through its actions, CIFAL Argentina supports and generates initiatives to realize the objectives set out in the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Jacob Givens, Director of Promotion and Marketing
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Horeb Energia y Combustibles Ecologicos
Manuel Mieres, VP Sales and Marketing
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http://sandbox.biofriendly.com[Biofriendly Corporation, Official Website]
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http://www.cifalargentina.org[International Training Center for Authorities and Leaders]