North American railroad to commit to setting a net-zero target by joining the Business Ambition for 1.5°C and the United Nations’ Race To Zero campaign. Cargo Transporters www.cargotransporters.com Cargo Transporters continues to invest in technology to improve the fuel efficiency of its tractors and trailers. With recent advancements, fuel MPGs improved 2.4% over the previous year. The company also replaced local fleet tractors from the Cascadia P3 Sleeper to a smaller New Cascadia P4 Day Cab. Continuing to partner with SmartWay, Cargo Transporters was a past winner of the Excellence Award. The company has been active in the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Adopt- A-Highway for 33 years. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Sustainably source materials • Solar panels • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT Cargo Transporters increased shorepower connections for tractors and continued to move all facilities to energy-efficient lighting.
gas tractors, expansion of electric materials handling equipment in facilities and electric vehicles on the road (including mid-duty and Class 8 trucks). The company also engages in numerous recycling programs and continued LED lighting projects. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Use wastewater • Reduce energy usage • Sustainable packaging • Sustainably source materials • Solar panels • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT CEVA Logistics analyzed internal ground transport data and redesigned its U.S. hub and routing guides to optimize mileage, cost, and emissions. These efforts saved 1 million miles, reducing emissions by 1,600 tons of CO2 in 2021. CJ Logistics America www.cjlogisticsamerica.com CJ Logistics monitors energy usage and identifies sustainability projects to implement in its warehouses in partnership with customers. Transportation efforts include consolidated shipping, SmartWay certification, and a strict no-idle policy. Consolidating multiple customers with a single destination onto a shared truck reduces trucks on the road, miles traveled, and cost.
Canadian National Railway Company www.cn.ca CN is committed to advancing circular economy principles in all aspects of its operations. Each year, by engaging employees, customers, and suppliers, CN continues to divert approximately 90% of its waste from landfills through its reduce-reuse-recycle-renew programs. Since 2011, its EcoConnexions program has empowered employees to reduce energy consumption, minimize waste, and improve housekeeping practices. Its $5-million annual CN EcoFund enables the railway to implement energy-efficient upgrades in its buildings and yards. CN continues to invest in retrofits to boilers, air compressors, HVAC systems, and LED lighting, improving its carbon efficiency and cutting costs. CN is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Use wastewater
CEVA Logistics www.cevalogistics.com
As part of the CMA CGM Group, CEVA Logistics maintains a three-pronged approach to its corporate social responsibility efforts: acting for the planet, people, and responsible trade. CEVA seeks to be net carbon zero by 2050. CEVA Logistics’ environmental initiatives in North America include expanded use of environmentally conscious transportation partners, tree planting programs, park trash clean-up programs, additional certified natural
• Reduce energy usage • Sustainable packaging • Sustainably source materials • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT
Since 2011, CN has achieved a 30% reduction in electricity consumption at key yards, avoiding more than 171,000 metric tons of carbon. CN is the first
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