The Hartford Offers Electric Vehicle Discount
Insurer driving environmental stewardship effort by providing incentives to environmentally-conscious customers
The 5 percent discount is now available to new policyholders with electric vehicles in
"The Hartford is committed to environmental protection and we are delighted to encourage others to engage in the effort," said
In addition to the electric vehicle discount, The
The Hartford's Green Efforts: A Look Back in Helping to Preserve the Future
- In 2007, The
Hartford launched a comprehensive environmental stewardship effort by creating an environment committee and issuing a climate change statement. The company also began to report to the Carbon Disclosure Project.
- Three years later, The
Hartford met its first greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 15 percent. In 2011, the company issued a new greenhouse gas emissions target of an additional 20 percent reduction by 2017.
- Building on 20 years of insuring renewable energy risks, The
Hartford launched a renewable energy insurance practice in 2010.
- In 2011, The
Hartford began providing millions of Sierra Club and National Wildlife Federation members and supporters access to its auto and home insurance through a special program that offers discounted rates in most states. That same year, The Hartford installed electric vehicle charging stations at its Hartford and Windsor, Conn. campuses and began installation at its Simsbury location. The company also enhanced its homeowners insurance products with several new green features, including coverage for home-based electric vehicle charging stations.
For its environmental efforts, The
More information on The Hartford's commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship is available in the company's Statement on Climate Change and Sustainability Report, and its most recent annual response to the
To learn more about The Hartford's electric vehicle discount, contact your local agent or visit www.thehartford.com.
Some of the statements in this release may be considered forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We caution investors that these forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially. Investors should consider the important risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ. These important risks and uncertainties include those discussed in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, our 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K and the other filings we make with the
1 As reported by Clean Fleet Report: http://www.cleanfleetreport.com/electric-car-forecast-us/
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