Avis appoints head of social responsibility

Avis has appointed a corporate social responsibility manager to help reduce the group’s ­environmental impact.

Jason van ­Zuydam will ­focus on increasing corporate responsibility by completing an audit and setting environmental targets for all areas of Avis’s business.

Avis Europe human ­resources and corporate affairs director Lesley Colyer said: “We have many environmental initiatives throughout our ­European operations. Jason’s

appointment will help us ­consolidate these activities into a common framework to ensure they are as effective as possible in meeting our long-term environmental goals.

“His experience will help us to lead the industry in best practice.”

Van Zuydam said: “Avis ­offered me the opportunity to strengthen the company’s strong commitment to the ­environment and to drive ­significant changes at this ­international


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