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• Reuse/recycling program • Use wastewater • Reduce energy usage • Sustainable packaging • Sustainably source materials • Solar panels • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT In April 2021, EcoVadis gave Bolloré Logistics a Platinum rating, its highest level of recognition.
a systematic approach to both reduce emissions and conserve fuel. As a result, Averitt Express has earned a SmartWay score of 1.25, which represents “outstanding environmental performance,” according to the EPA.
In 2020, Americold invested more than $8.4 million in sustainability projects ranging from energy- saving LED lighting to rooftop rainwater harvesting systems. The company works closely with customers to optimize their supply chains with a focus on reducing transportation mileage to decrease CO2 emissions. Americold continually evaluates technology to drive improvements in energy efficiency, water usage, greenhouse gas emission reductions, and overall stewardship of resources. Its sustainability efforts are led by energy teams in direct partnerships with every operations leader in the company, engaging the entire organization to practice sustainability stewardship.
GREEN INITIATIVES: • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Sustainable packaging • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT Since joining the SmartWay program, Averitt Express has
C.H. Robinson www.chrobinson.com C.H. Robinson is more than
halfway toward its goal of reducing emissions intensity 40% by 2025 over its 2018 baseline numbers. It achieves this progress by finding energy efficiencies within its facilities and leveraging renewable energy options. C.H. Robinson has implemented several sustainability projects, including Gold LEED certification in its largest operating facility in Chicago; single-sort recycling in its offices; paperless invoicing for customers, with a goal of going 100% paperless; and LED lighting in some facilities. The company received the 2021 EcoVadis Bronze Medal in recognition of sustainability achievement. An EPA SmartWay Transport partner since 2005, C.H. Robinson collaborated with MIT and SmartWay to create a new standard of measuring LTL emissions. Moreover, the company launched Emissions IQ, a self-serve technology that measures carbon emissions from shipments managed by C.H. Robinson across mode, location, and retailer.
achieved a 38% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, 88% reduction in nitrogen oxide emissions, and saved 6.2 million gallons of diesel fuel.
Bolloré Logistics www.bollore-logistics.com
GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Use wastewater • Reduce energy usage • Solar panels • Energy-efficient lighting
NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT Americold was recognized as the #1 cold storage leader for energy excellence by the Global Cold Chain Alliance.
Bolloré Logistics maintains a strong CSR program structured around 41 environmental, social, societal, and ethics benchmarks. Key objectives are the reduction of scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions and the reduction of its indirect CO2 emissions. To achieve these targets, the company launched a global energy efficiency program composed of solutions focused on behaviors and technologies. It also implemented a low carbon transport plan to support customers, carbon pacts with maritime companies, strong CO2 reporting, circular economy projects, and sustainable innovations within its innovation center.
Averitt Express www.averittexpress.com
GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Sustainable packaging • Energy-efficient lighting
Averitt Express is a founding member of SmartWay. As one of 52 charter members, Averitt Express agreed to meet specific environmental and energy-saving goals while sharing its progress annually with the EPA. Through this program, the company established
NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT C.H. Robinson offers a greenhouse gas emission calculator for customers and carriers, renewable energy credits, and carbon offsets.
GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources
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