7-Eleven Canada and Mobi by Shaw Go band together to keep communities active and green
VANCOUVER, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ – 7-Eleven, Inc. and Vancouver Bike Share (aka Mobi by Shaw Go) announced today an agreement that recognizes 7-Eleven Canada as a Community Sponsor of Vancouver’s public bike share system. The agreement helps both organizations serve the community by promoting active living, healthy eating, and environmental responsibility.
“We found a perfect match with Mobi, dedicated to meeting our Vancouver customer needs of convenience and around-the-clock service, while promoting shared values of community, green living, and health and wellness,” said Doug Rosencrans, Vice-President and General Manager of 7-Eleven Canada. “Community is essential to our business, and we’re happy to work with companies like Vancouver Bike Share, dedicated to improving the quality of life in Vancouver.”
The 13 participating 7-Eleven locations in the Mobi by Shaw Go service area are located near 150 bike docking stations in-and-around downtown Vancouver, making the stores a convenient pit stop for riders looking to fuel up on a cool beverage or a healthy snack.
“We are thrilled to welcome 7-Eleven Canada as a Community Sponsor this summer 2018. In addition to the synergies that both 7-Eleven and Mobi by Shaw Go share – in terms of convenient access 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year – 7-Eleven’s commitment to sustainability directly aligns with our core values. We are looking forward to an exciting year ahead,” says Mia Kohout, General Manager and Director of Vancouver Bike Share Inc.
“Our customers demand innovation, quality, and value from the products we offer, but they’re also expecting more from the 7-Eleven Canada brand,” said Rosencrans. “Collaborating with organizations like Mobi helps us to enhance our role as positive environmental stewards.”
Installation of LED lighting programs and state-of the-art in-store energy management systems are helping 7-Eleven, Inc. reach its energy reduction targets of 20 percent by 2025. Since 2015, 7-Eleven reduced annual electricity use by 21 percent and lowered emissions by an estimated 300,000 metric tons. The Mobi by Shaw Go program is another opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint in the communities 7-Eleven serves.
7‑Eleven, Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience-retailing industry. Based in Irving, Texas, 7‑Eleven operates, franchises and/or licenses more than 66,000 stores in 17 countries, including 11,600 in North America. Known for its iconic brands such as Slurpee®, Big Bite® and Big Gulp®, 7‑Eleven has expanded into high-quality salads, side dishes, cut fruit and protein boxes, as well as pizza, chicken wings, cheeseburgers and hot chicken sandwiches. 7‑Eleven offers customers industry-leading private-brand products under the 7-Select® brand including healthy options, decadent treats and everyday favorites at an outstanding value. Find out more about 7-Eleven Canada at http://www.7-Eleven.ca/.
About Mobi by Shaw Go
Mobi by Shaw Go is the official bike share program for the City of Vancouver and part of the City’s vision of promoting cycling as an integral part of daily life. There are currently 1,500 bicycles available at 150 stations for locals and visitors to enjoy, with an additional 500 bikes and 50 stations coming this summer. Learn more at www.mobibikes.ca.
SOURCE 7-Eleven Canada
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