Environmental Policy

Westport Fuel Systems is committed to the protection of the environment and the prevention of pollution and strives to be an industry leader in mitigating the environmental impacts of fuel system research, development, testing and assembly. The following Environmental Policy Statement outlines our operational standards:

Westport Fuel Systems will:

  • Westport Fuel Systems will provide a safe workplace and ensure that its operations comply with all applicable health, safety, and environmental legislation, industry codes, and standards;
  • Westport Fuel Systems will work to collaborate with partners and industry stakeholders in the protection of the environment, the efficient use of resources, and the implementation of pollution mitigating practices;
  • Westport Fuel Systems will research, design, and develop alternative fuel engine technologies that are safe for their intended use, efficient in their use of energy, preserve environmental health, and safeguard employees, customers, and the general public from injuries or health hazards;
  • Westport Fuel Systems will determine, evaluate, and strive to mitigate the environmental impacts of our operations. We will assess our environmental impact and set internal targets for improvement;
  • Westport Fuel Systems will ensure the responsible use of energy and other resources in its operations;
  • Westport Fuel Systems will be an environmentally responsible neighbour in the communities where we operate and will act promptly and responsibly to correct incidents or conditions that endanger health, safety, or the environment;
  • Westport Fuel Systems will fully investigate all environmental incidents or unplanned releases and communicate findings as necessary to all affected parties;
  • Westport Fuel Systems will train employees on their individual responsibility to protect the environment, to adhere to this Environmental Policy Statement, and to cooperate with company efforts in this regard. On-site contractors and others acting on behalf of Westport Fuel Systems are expected to abide by the same environmental code of conduct;
  • Westport Fuel Systems will evaluate its environmental performance through regular auditing and assessment of its regulatory compliance and adherence to this policy. We will communicate the appropriate information to our stakeholders including our Board, employees, shareholders, governmental agencies, and the general public; and
  • Westport Fuel Systems will strive to continuously improve our environmental management system. Westport Fuel Systems will implement this policy through a comprehensive plan with measurable goals/targets and a rigorous assessment of performance. Westport Fuel Systems will work to provide a candid discussion of our environmental achievements and challenges in its annual sustainability report published on its website at https://www.wfsinc.com/sustainability/.

We strive to create leading edge technologies that meet or exceed the requirements of regulation and industry codes and standards to shift the transportation sector to alternative fuels. Working in conjunction with our partners, we are committed to delivering low-emission fuel solutions that will meet the demand for high-efficiency, high-performance, and low-carbon transportation.

News Releases

Industry News

Published: April 19

US-based Clean Energy Fuels Teams With Amazon on Rng

A significant confirmation for renewable natural gas playing an important role in the overall energy mix for transportation moving forward. The focus on reducing carbon will continue to bring renewable natural gas solutions to the spotlight.

Published: February 8

Amazon orders hundreds of trucks that run on natural gas

Amazon.com Inc has ordered hundreds of trucks that run on compressed natural gas as it tests ways to shift its U.S. fleet away from heavier polluting trucks.

Published: October 6

Volvo Trucks sees increased interest in LNG

Swedish truck maker Volvo said it’s seeing hauliers and transport buyers moving towards refrigerated liquefied gas as a cheaper and more environmentally friendly alternative to diesel.

Published: September 30

India: Maruti Suzuki sells 300,000 units of the WagonR S-CNG

The Maruti Suzuki WagonR S-CNG has emerged as the highest selling natural gas vehicle in the country, as this greener and safer factory-fitted CNG model has surpassed 300,000 units in sales.

Published: September 24

Why Fleet Managers Anheuser Busch Kehe Distributors are Fueling Renewable Natural Gas

While much attention has shifted to the potential for battery-electric or hydrogen vehicles, another technology with a vast infrastructure — renewable natural gas — is gaining traction among fleet managers.

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