APS Bank has started replacing the majority of its fleet of cars with hybrid vehicles in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint through the reduction of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
“These actions demonstrate the bank’s commitment to the sustainability agenda,” APS Bank Chief Financial Officer Ronald Mizzi said.
“We will continue making energy-saving investments in the months and years ahead, for the ultimate benefit of our communities and the protection of the planet,” he continued.
The bank noted that four electric car charging facilities for staff vehicles have been installed in the head office car park, with more expected to follow.
APS Bank’s latest investment follows the installation of LED light fittings at all of its recently refurbished branches and head office and light sensors in common areas accessible to staff, as well as the treatment of fresh air systems.
Family businesses account for more than 70% of Malta’s SMEs, and are hence vital components of the local economy.
Astrid and Juanito Camilleri said the strong reviews are resulting in steady export growth.
The bank also appointed a new Head of Internal Audit.
He has also been appointed Board Member at JA Europe.