Surface Tech pledged its support to a new initiative that will help the asphalt industry become more environmentally sustainable. The Road Forward was launched by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) in January 2022 as a multi-year effort to engage, educate and empower the U.S. asphalt industry to reduce CO2 emissions.
Surface Tech’s financial commitment to the program will help fund research and programs to drive change within the industry toward a goal of zero carbon emissions by 2050. Steve Santa Cruz, President of Surface Tech, will assist in the effort to reach the 2050 goal as a member of the NAPA’s Advisory Council.
“Innovation and integrity are our cornerstones,” he said. “Both values will continue to serve us and the asphalt community as we march together to net zero carbon emission production. We have a lot to learn, collaborate and change, and we’re looking forward to the challenge.”
Stacie Steele, PE, Sustainability Officer for Surface Tech, will also work with NAPA on The Road Forward initiative. By volunteering time and expertise, she and the Surface Tech team can help advance both the initiative and the asphalt industry. NAPA President & CEO Audrey Copeland, PhD, PE, commended Surface Tech for its support.
“Their support of The Road Forward further propels our collective vision for the future: sustainable communities and commerce, connected by net zero carbon asphalt pavements.”
Visit The Road Forward for more information.