One million U-Haul customers have supported The Conservation Fund's Go Zero program. Read here to learn about the impact of that support.
Our socioeconomic impact: Mobility for local economic development
During fiscal year 2007, U-Haul served more than 11 million do-it-yourself household moving customers. Also during this period, more than 700,000 people stored their belongings in a U-Haul storage facility. We have a positive impact on the economies of all 50 U.S. states and 10 Canadian provinces.
U-Haul recognizes that the socioeconomic impact of our business can be significant.
Our range of shared-use (rental) trucks, trailers, moving equipment, moving supplies, towing accessories, propane, self-storage, and financial services facilitate moving America and sustainable economic development, thereby helping to grow economies, create jobs, reduce poverty and raise living standards.
U-Haul Customers Contribute to Planting Two Million Trees Through the Conservation Fund’s Go Zero Program
Since 2007, more than 770,000 U-Haul customers have elected to offset their emissions, raising nearly $2.5 million to plant more than 290,000 native trees on behalf of Go Zero and wildlife refuges nationwide.
U-Haul is founded on the fundamental philosophy that "division of use and specialization of ownership" are good for both our customers and the environment.
U-Haul, the largest do-it-yourself moving company in North America, wanted to give its customers renting equipment at more than 15,000 locations in the U.S. and Canada and on uhaul.com a simple way to make their move a little bit greener.
Locating U-Haul Dealers within 3 miles of customers saves fuel, decreases CO2 emissions and reduces traffic congestion.
With direct and indirect energy savings, U-Haul helps mitigate high-energy consumption throughout the U.S. and Canada, demonstrating that excellent environmental practices enhance corporate sustainability and foster a healthier community.
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U-Haul Environmental, Health and Safety vision establishes long-range goals.
At U-Haul, we are committed to sustainability through environmental protection, social responsibility and economic efficiency.
U-Haul is a proud corporate partner of the National League of Cities.
U-Haul regards its employees as the most valuable asset in our Company. We are committed to providing a healthy and safe work environment.
More than 50 million people in North America move every year. The average U.S. resident moves 11 times in a lifetime. Moving can be stressful and expensive, and it can also create negative impacts on the environment.
U-Haul initiatives for sustainable manufacturing are aimed at finding innovative solutions to increase eco-efficiency, boost productivity and minimize the waste and costs associated with manufacturing.
As part of U-Haul Company’s Sustainability Initiative, a fuel-economy gauge is installed in every new-production truck and is being retrofitting into the existing fleet.
More and more investors want to invest in stocks of companies that conduct their business in accordance with the principle of sustainable development.
U-Haul has been practicing business methods that take into consideration the value of natural resources and the Company´s impact on the environment.
As one of our environmental initiatives, the use of permeable ground cover is a better solution, providing environmental and storm-water benefits, and multifunctional solutions, for a more sustainable and beautiful answer to site design.
U-Haul has made a concerted effort to manufacture equipment that not only serves its customers well, but is also environmentally friendly. So it comes as no surprise that U-Haul would be involved in programs with partners who have the same philosophy.
We believe the primary responsibility of U-Haul is to develop products and services to help people move and store their household and commercial goods in an economically, environmentally and socially responsible manner.