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

September 23

Westport Fuel Systems Clarifies Statements Regarding the Chinese Certification of Weichai Westport’s WP12HPDI Natural Gas Engine

Clarifies statements regarding its Weichai Westport Inc. joint venture and WWI's 12-liter engine equipped with the HPDI 2.0™ fuel system

September 18

Weichai Westport Secures Chinese Certification for WP12 Natural Gas Engine Powered by HPDI 2.0

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced that its Weichai Westport Inc. joint venture has received certification from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China for its 12-liter engine equipped with the HPDI 2.0 fuel system

September 15

Westport Fuel Systems Combines Businesses to Better Serve Growing Indian Market

Transaction Provides Cost Efficiencies and Greater Product Choice for Customers

August 31

Westport Fuel Systems Awarded Key Electronics Supply Contract

Estimated revenue of US$58 million over seven-year period

August 11

Westport Fuel Systems Secures €7 Million Loan from Deutsche Bank

Further strengthens liquidity of Emer S.p.A in Brescia, Italy

Industry News

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.

Published: July 17

Egypt launches ambitious strategy to shift from gasoline to natural-gas powered cars

Egypt has launched an ambitious plan to shift the primary fuel for vehicles in its jurisdiction from petrol and diesel to compressed natural gas.

Published: March 26

Coronavirus Economic Fallout May Boost NGVs as Alternative Transportation

Natural gas vehicles (NGV) may get a boost as power markets and renewable equipment production are seen as potential casualties.

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