London, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/28/2014 -- Paulie Malignaggi and his team reconfirmed their carbon neutral status just before his high profile fight with Zab Judah at The Barclays Centre in December 2013.
Paulie, a boxer with Golden Boy Promotions has announced that with the help of CNI UK he and his team will continue to be carbon neutral through offsetting their carbon footprint for the next 12 months.
Paulie wanted to ensure he and his whole team were still committed in keeping their eco credentials.
The Welterweight title-holder, said: “Me and my team are always travelling and this year by teaming up with CNI UK allows us to make sure that we carry on giving back to the environment. This is still something I am very proud of as I was the first ever boxer to do this.”
Edward Carlton, Head of UK Operations at CNI UK said: “We are glad to be working with Paulie and his team in making them carbon neutral. We are committed to reducing carbon footprints throughout the world and having a high-profile athlete on board is great for getting our message across.”
CNI UK specialises in the generation, provision and distribution of voluntary carbon credits for companies, events and individuals looking to reduce their environmental impact. With a history of firsts, including the world’s first carbon neutral F1 team, McLaren Mercedes, and now the first carbon positive football club, CNI is able to offer both carbon reduction strategies and carbon offsets to help facilitate carbon neutrality. CNI also ensures that all projects provide additional social, economic and environmental benefits to the local community.
About Paulie Malignaggi
Paulie Malignaggi is a 33 year Italian-American boxer who has been boxing professionally for the last 12 years. Prior to achieving the Welterweight title last year he had been the Light Welterweight champion a number of times. He is currently the favourite to win against Pablo Cesar Cano this coming Saturday.
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