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MENAFN Press - 25/04/2012

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Lotus F1 car, featuring AGT branding
(MENAFN Press) Advanced Global Trading announces official partnership with Lotus F1 Team to assist with the team's reduction of emissions as it targets carbon neutrality in 2012.
(Dubai, UAE) Advanced Global Trading, a leading Carbon Credit brokerage group headquartered in Dubai, will assist the Lotus F1 Team to minimise its carbon footprint and reduce emissions as it targets carbon neutrality in 2012.

As the Lotus F1 Team's official carbon neutral partner AGT will work closely with the Lotus F1 team to analyse where greater efficiencies can be made at its Oxfordshire base in the UK.

The partnership will also see AGT help Lotus F1 Team partners achieve its environmental plans and Corporate Social Responsibility goals, with AGT's branding appearing on this season's competing car, the E20, driven by former world champion Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean.

Lotus F1 Team's CEO, Patrick Louis, says: "Lotus F1 Team is proud of this new relationship with AGT, who are now another strong asset in our arsenal of partners and their abilities and experience in the Carbon Credit market gives us great confidence in achieving our environmental goals.

"Our base “ Enstone - is based on the reclaimed site of a former quarry and has a history of taking environmental considerations very seriously. We are scrutinising all aspects of our business - so to have the expertise of AGT on board, helping us minimise our environmental impact, is invaluable."

Charles Stephenson, Partner at Advanced Global Trading, adds: "We're delighted to have been chosen as an official partner to the Lotus F1 Team, which has built a proud history upon its technological innovation and trailblazing feats of engineering.

"Since AGT's inception we have assisted various organisations and motorsports teams in implementing innovative measures to reduce their impact upon the environment, before helping them offset any remaining emissions and become completely carbon neutral."

With offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and plans underway for further branches across the GCC, AGT is a global industry-leader in the trading of Verified Emissions Reduction Carbon Credits (VERs) in the dynamic over-the-counter (OTC) green market, employing over 140 traders in the UAE, UK, Switzerland, USA, South Africa and Spain.


Pictured: Lotus F1 car, featuring AGT branding

For interviews or more media information, please contact Ian Hainey at IHC for AGT on 971 50 466 1368, ian@ih-c.com.
The Lotus F1 Team press office can be contacted at: pressoffice@lotusf1team.com 44(0) 1608 678 000
Advanced Global Trading (AGT)
As the leading Emissions Spot Trading brokerage within the voluntary Carbon Credit market, AGT boasts the scale, resources and expertise to source and trade Verified Emissions Reduction (VERs) Carbon Credits in the dynamic over the counter green market for individuals, hedge funds and global corporations. AGT's platform delivers cutting-edge technology, sophisticated trading tools and the opportunity to monitor investments efficiently and cost-effectively at any time using its iPhone app, meaning AGT's clients enjoy unrivalled high levels of liquidity and online access to their accounts. Through AGT's experienced leadership, the organisation prides itself upon integrity and a commitment to establishing carbon offset partnerships throughout a wide range of industries, which will fund future sustainable technologies and encourage corporate social responsibility on a broad scale.

About Advanced Global Trading (AGT)
AGT is an industry-leader in sourcing and trading Carbon Credits to help companies and individuals offset their CO2 emissions and mitigate the harmful effects of climate change, employing over 140 traders in the UAE, UK, Switzerland, USA, South Africa and Spain


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