Solatube International Celebrates First Planet Passionate Day

As part of Kingspan Light + Air and the Kingspan Planet Passionate Sustainability Program, we strive to show our commitment to a more sustainable future

At Solatube International, we believe in celebrating our commitment to the planet with action. That’s why we recently marked our inaugural Planet Passionate Day with a powerful demonstration of dedication to a sustainable future. Nestled in the heart of Vista, California, our remarkable team came together for our community and the results were nothing short of phenomenal. Continue reading and take a journey through our day of impactful action and how our partnership with Kingspan’s Planet Passionate Sustainability Program is shaping a brighter, more sustainable world.

Taking Action on Planet Passionate Day

On our first-ever Planet Passionate Day celebration, Solatube International’s team members came together, showcasing their unwavering commitment to our planet. With over 80 passionate individuals from our headquarters and manufacturing facility, we set out to make a tangible impact by cleaning up our local community. Our mission was clear: collect as much trash as possible to leave our surroundings cleaner and greener.

The Phenomenal Results

The dedication and collective effort of our team resulted in an inspiring achievement. In just one day, we successfully collected nearly 500 pounds of trash. This outstanding accomplishment serves as a testament to the passion and commitment our team has for preserving the environment and contributing positively to our community.

Sustainability in Action

Our Pledge to Sustainability

Solatube International is immensely proud to be a part of Kingspan Light + Air and Kingspan’s Planet Passionate Sustainability Program. This partnership aligns seamlessly with our core values and vision for a more sustainable future. Our involvement in this program signifies the inception of a long-term commitment to environmental sustainability, and we are excited about the journey ahead.

About Kingspan’s Planet Passionate Sustainability Program

Planet Passionate is a transformative, 10-year global sustainability program initiated by Kingspan. This ambitious program is designed to tackle three pressing global challenges: climate change, circularity, and the protection of the natural world. As part of Kingspan Light + Air, we firmly believe that advanced materials, innovative building systems and cutting-edge digital technologies can play pivotal roles in addressing these global issues, and we are committed to doing our part.

Building on Success

Planet Passionate draws inspiration from the achievements of our Net Zero Energy program, which we launched in 2011. However, as climate science continues to evolve, we recognize the need for more proactive measures. Consequently, we are shifting our focus to absolute carbon reductions and the direct utilization of renewable energy sources.

Measurable Targets for a Better Tomorrow

Planet Passionate is not just a vision, it’s a tangible commitment backed by measurable targets across four focus areas: Carbon, Energy, Circularity and Water. Our global unity in these efforts reinforces our dedication to addressing some of the greatest challenges facing modern society.

  • Carbon: We are devoted to reducing our carbon footprint through energy-efficient practices and the adoption of renewable energy sources.
  • Energy: Our aim is to maximize the use of renewable energy in our operations, reducing our reliance on fossil fuels.
  • Circularity: We are committed to promoting a circular economy by optimizing material use, minimizing waste and prioritizing resource reusability.
  • Water: Water conservation is a top priority, and we are actively working to minimize water consumption and ensure responsible management of this vital resource.
Read the 2022 Planet Passionate Report

At Solatube International, our inaugural Planet Passionate Day was a resounding success, and it’s only the beginning of our journey towards a more sustainable future. Our partnership with Kingspan’s Planet Passionate Sustainability Program is an embodiment of our commitment to protecting and preserving our planet for generations to come.

Join us as we continue to make a positive impact on the environment, create innovative solutions, and inspire change. Together, we can build a world that is cleaner, greener and harmonious with nature.