Hop In Technologies announces significant partnership with Ecodrive LLC

by | Mar 23, 2021

April 6, 2021 / Markham, Ontario: In an effort to become carbon neutral, Hop In Technologies is delighted to be the first transportation company to partner with Ecodrive LLC. Hop In Technologies provides a logistics software service that offers a customized shuttle solution for the daily commute. Our shuttle solutions help companies improve access to the workplace by extending the reach of transit.

Transportation is one of the world’s largest polluters of carbon emissions and is a leading factor in the climate crisis our planet faces. With deforestation occurring at an alarming rate, forests need to be saved, nurtured and brought back to life and companies such as Ecodrive are leading the way.

Taking into account the mileage travelled during shuttle rides, how many individuals are travelling, and vehicle type, a total CO2 emission is calculated. By offsetting carbon emissions for each trip travelled, this brings Hop In Technologies one step closer to becoming carbon neutral for all rides using our technology both for our own goals, and that of our partners!

Each month, Hop In Technologies will be sending the amount of total kilometres travelled to the Ecodrive team. Ecodrive then works out how many Mangrove trees would need to be planted to absorb the same amount of CO2 emissions out of the atmosphere.

Why Mangroves? ‍

Mangroves are one of the most effective and economic methods of offsetting carbon emissions, as they can absorb nearly 680lbs over their lifetime. These Mangroves are planted in Madagascar by local villagers who provide quarterly updates on the trees we plant through impact partners, Eden Projects. The land on which the trees are planted is usually owned by local tribal communities or federally owned national forests, which means the trees are protected from deforestation. While these efforts benefit the earth, employment opportunities are created for local villagers living in poverty as well.

“I cannot stress enough the importance of sustainability within companies today. Climate change cannot be an afterthought. The team at Hop In Technologies has always placed sustainability at the forefront of our efforts. Working with Ecodrive allows us to take tangible steps towards carbon neutrality.”

Erich Ko CEO, Hop In Technologies

To date, Hop In Technologies has offset 9.36 tCO2 (20,633.06 pounds of CO2) to compensate for the emissions emitted from over 4500+ rides with us.

“We are so excited to partner with a game changing brand like Hop In that is committed to reducing their environmental impact in any way they can. It has been very exciting to audit their rides so far and witness the amount of CO2 emissions they are reducing through their rideshare efforts.”

  Blake Ruschman Co-Founder

Having opportunities available that are as impactful as this partnership between Hop In Technologies and Ecodrive is pivotal in the next steps to help save our ecosystem. With carbon emissions at an all-time high, we all need to be thinking about sustainable transportation going forward. This is just the beginning for Hop In Technologies when it comes to making a direct impact on the environment.

About Hop In Technologies

Hop In Technologies provides a logistics software service that offers a customized shuttle solution for the daily commute. Our shuttle solutions help companies improve access to the workplace by extending the reach of transit. Hop In Technologies is creating an ecosystem focused on improving the worker lifestyle by providing a marketplace of innovative solutions to the daily issues impacting the workforce.

About Ecodrive LLC

Ecodrive works with brands and individuals to help audit and offset their carbon footprint on this planet. They are emissions experts and have a large network of impact partners around the globe to help in achieving carbon neutrality for their partners through validated and trusted organizations.

For further information and media inquiries, contact Cassandra Daher Manager, Marketing & Business Development cassandra@hopintech.com