The BMW Group is regarded as the most sustainable car company in the world by several environmental authorities as a result of its corporate policies as well as technological advancements to improve engine efficiency while reducing carbon emissions.
BMW Malaysia did its part for the Malaysian environment at the Botanical Gardens at FRIM ini Kepong on 4th January 2013. Management and employees of BMW Malaysia and BMW Credit Malaysia planted 200 camphor trees over 2 acres of the forest reserve. The trees are known to provide excellent shade as well as act as a major carbon offset solution for reducing CO² in the atmosphere. The new trees will raise the biodiversity index of the area as well as provide habitats for many different animal species.
The BMW Group has been ranked as the number one automotive company in the world for its commitment to sustainability. The premium automotive company has been named the most sustainable automobile manufacturer in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last eight consecutive years; listed for over ten years in FTSE4Good, one of the most highly regarded indexes for Sustainable practises; achieved first placing and the Top Automotive brand in the Carbon Disclosure Project Global 500 Ranking; named the Fleet Manufacturer of the Year at the Green Fleet Awards 2012 and awarded the Most Sustainable DAX company in the Sustainalytics Sustainability rating.
In Malaysia, besides its petrol-engined vehicles, BMW also offers a range of Advanced Diesel and BMW ActiveHybrid Vehicles.