bp today announced it will be supporting Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (HHTS) as the exclusive Foundational Sponsor for Oil, Gas and Energy after signing a three-year sponsorship agreement. The partnership will allow HHTS to continue delivering programmes and resources that aim to improve mental health and wellbeing outcomes in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries.
bp operates the nation’s leading truck stop network with over 500 sites, providing safe and clean facilities for truck drivers to refuel and refresh.
The new partnership will allow HHTS to leverage bp’s network and deliver on-site programmes to reach truck drivers and Australians working in the trucking industry who might not otherwise have access to support.
Frédéric Baudry, president, bp Australia and SVP fuels & low carbon solutions, Asia Pacific, said: “Transport workers play an essential role in our
operations and are vital to Australia’s supply chains, and we’re incredibly proud to be supporting the mental health and physical wellbeing of these hard-working individuals at our truck stops and travel centres.
“bp’s global sustainability frame includes an aim to enhance the wellbeing of employees, contractors and local communities. We believe innovative programmes and partnerships such as this are extremely important in ensuring Australia’s valued truck drivers, many of whom are also our customers and logistics partners, can access critical health support and services while on the road so they can continue to keep our nation moving.”
Naomi Frauenfelder, HHTS CEO, said: “We are extremely delighted to welcome bp on board as a Foundational Sponsor. Their contribution to the Foundation allows us to accelerate key projects and provides us with the opportunity to reach drivers while they’re out on the road, providing access to tools and support.”
bp has set an ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero. Our team in Australia is working hard on our low carbon goals via alternative energy solutions, technology and as a gas producer.
bp has been operating in Australia for more than 100 years. bp is one of Australia’s leading premium fuel retailers with around 1,400 branded retail fuel sites across the country, of which approximately 350 are company-owned, and more than 1,000 are owned and operated by our independent business partners.
bp is closely connected and highly supportive of the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries in Australia – through our partnerships, bp aims to support the safety, professionalism and viability of these industries in Australia.
bp is a long-term supporter of the transport industry and is a foundation sponsor of the Australian Trucking Association since 1991.
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The Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds Foundation is an industry umbrella body specifically created to improve mental health and wellbeing across the road transport, warehousing and logistics sector.
Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds has created the sector’s first national mental health strategy – the three-year National Mental
Health and Wellbeing Roadmap. Co-created with representatives from across industry, this unified three-year plan provides the tools and resources needed to build healthier and thriving workplaces.
Find out more about Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds.
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