Case Study: Mawson Infrastructure Group
Mawson Infrastructure Group is committed to being a sustainable bitcoin miner and digital asset business. The goal is to be at Net Zero by 2030 via a combination of moving towards zero-carbon energy sources, carbon offsets, tree planting initiatives, and other carbon reduction initiatives. COO Nick Hugh Jones has set up a program to support different environmental charities and supports Carbon Positive Australia by donating to local tree planting annually.
Please tell us a little about yourself and why it matters to you to be restoring Australia?
Mawson Infrastructure Group has a strong focus on the E in ESG.
How are you collaborating with Carbon Positive Australia, and what motivated you to work with us?
We have partnered with Carbon Positive Australia to plant 3,989 trees in WA in 2021 and look forward to expanding our relationship over time. Carbon Positive Australia are doing fantastic work in the Eurardy Reserve aiming to plant 1 million trees, and we want to be a part of this native tree planting project. Trees help clean the air we breathe, filter the water we drink and provide habitat to over 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity. They also provide jobs to over 1.6 billion people, absorb carbon from the atmosphere, and are key ingredients in 25% of all medicines.
What are the inspirations behind your company?
Mawson Infrastructure Group’s goal is to become the leading sustainable digital asset company.
Why is caring for the environment important to you?
Caring for the environment is essential to us because a thriving environment is the basis upon which all life exists.
What environmental goals would you like to achieve, how and by when? What motivated you to set these goals?
Our goal is to be a Net Zero Carbon business by 2030 via a combination of moving towards zero-carbon energy sources, carbon offsets, tree planting initiatives, and other carbon reduction initiatives within the business. We achieved this goal in 2020 via the use of carbon offset credits.
Is your organisation working on any other environmental or social initiatives?
Yes, we currently are involved with OneTreePlanted, ReForestNow, and Carbon Neutral, in addition to Carbon Positive Australia, and will plant 53,000 trees in 2022, up from 25,000 in 2021, and are always looking to do more.
Is there anything else you can share about your company’s sustainability vision for the future?
A more detailed look at our Sustainability initiatives can be found at Sustainability – Mawson Infrastructure Group.
Our business partners make it possible for us to plant more trees, sequester more carbon and have greater social and economic impacts than we could achieve alone.
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