LONDON, Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and CNH Industrial, Official Global Partners of the universal event Expo 2015 in Milan, Italy, have officially signed Expo's cultural legacy document "The Charter of Milan". The signed Charter was presented to the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, today during his visit to Expo. This document focuses on the world's major food issues and the sustainable use of the planet's resources. Topics revolving around these issues have been addressed and explored throughout the six-month event, which will see its close at the end of October.
Signing the Charter is an act of commitment by subscribing individuals, institutions, businesses and associations to take on specific responsibilities with respect to their activities with actionable goals creating awareness at both a national and global level to ensure a fairer and more sustainable future for the planet.
For Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the signing of the Charter of Milan is another affirmation of the Company's commitment to continue protecting the resources we have available, protecting the environment and the population, and leaving an encouraging legacy for future generations. "It is an exciting challenge for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to give freedom of movement to people, while respecting the environment and the community around us. It is because of this that we work to continue to reduce the impact of our vehicles in all stages of their life cycle through production processes and more environmentally-friendly and efficient solutions that ensure a reduction in emissions and consumption. One of the core values of FCA is to make all of the most advanced solutions accessible so that innovation can translate into concrete benefits for the environment and for our customers," said Daniele Chiari, Product Planning & Institutional Relations Manager for FCA for the EMEA region.
By subscribing to the Charter of Milan, CNH Industrial reiterates its dedication to overcoming the major challenges that food and agriculture face in the future. The Company not only signed the Charter, but also took an active role in drafting the document, by participating in working groups for the Charter of Milan. "CNH Industrial will continue to persevere in our efforts to offer products and solutions for mechanizing agriculture and the transportation of food products. These solutions are increasingly innovative and efficient, thus promoting a circular economy through the recovery, recycling and reuse of materials and resources," said Carlo Lambro, Brand President of New Holland Agriculture and a member of CNH Industrial's Group Executive Council, who signed the Charter on behalf of the company. His video statement regarding the Charter of Milan can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/O_iAT3uzC9k
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA), the seventh-largest automaker in the world, designs, engineers, manufactures and sells passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, components and production systems worldwide. The Group's automotive brands are: Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Ram, SRT, Ferrari and Maserati, in addition to Mopar, the parts and service brand. The Group's businesses also include Comau (production systems), Magneti Marelli (components) and Teksid (iron and castings). FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange ("FCAU") and the Mercato Telematico Azionario in Milan ("FCA"). More information can be found on the corporate website: www.fcagroup.com
CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence. Each of the individual brands belonging to the Company is a major international force in its specific industrial sector: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and Steyr for tractors and agricultural machinery; Case and New Holland Construction for earth moving equipment; Iveco for commercial vehicles; Iveco Bus and Heuliez Bus for buses and coaches; Iveco Astra for quarry and construction vehicles; Magirus for firefighting vehicles; Iveco Defence Vehicles for defence and civil protection; and FPT Industrial for engines and transmissions. More information can be found on the corporate website: www.cnhindustrial.com
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