Arches out as a sign of climate protection.
At McDonald’s Germany on Saturday the motto is: Lights out! As part of the international Earth Hour –27. March, 8:30 p.m. – the company is taking its iconic trademark, the Golden Arches, from the electricity and is calling for more efforts in climate protection. According to its own statements, the company itself operates almost all restaurants with 100 percent green electricity.
Objectives in energy management
As part of the CO2Emissions target Committed McDonald’s also, his To continuously improve energy efficiency. In order to further reduce energy consumption in the long term, use energy sparingly and increase its energy efficiency step by step, 2016 all company restaurants as well as the administrations after Energiemanagementsystem ISO 50001 certified. Since the system was introduced, the specific Power consumption der McDonald’s Restaurants already reduced by almost 17 percent by 2020 will. The aim by 2030 is to reduce the specific electricity consumption of the company’s own restaurants by a further five percent.
Background to the international Earth Hour
The Earth Hour initiated by WWF is considered the largest international climate and environmental protection campaign. On this day, millions of people around the world turn off the lights for one hour (8:30 p.m. local time) to draw the public’s attention to climate protection. The Earth Hour 2021 takes place on March 27th under the slogan “Lights out. Climate protection on “instead and should set a global example for more climate justice and a living planet.