Kuehne + Nagel joins anti-CO2 Development & Climate Alliance lobby
KUEHNE + NAGEL is now a member of the Development and Climate Alliance that promotes development and environmental protection, announcing 'direct Kuehne + Nagel CO2 emissions that cannot be avoided will be fully compensated as of 2020
02 January 2020 - 19:00
The company has joined the alliance's Net Zero Carbon programme that focuses on detection, reduction and compensation of carbon dioxide. The alliance has the backing of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Furthermore, the Swiss logistics giant, has decided to proactively address the carbon dioxide footprint of the transportation services performed by its suppliers - airlines, shipping lines and haulage companies - by 2030.
The company is also investing in various nature-based CO2 compensation projects, where carbon is taken from the atmosphere. These voluntary compensation measures are in line with the 17 goals of the United Nations for Sustainable Development (SDGs).
Commenting on the developments, German Minister Gerd Muller said: 'The fact that Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world's leading logistics providers, has decided to join the alliance is a major step and shows that environmental protection and entrepreneurial action go hand in hand.'
The Alliance was launched in 2018 by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development in cooperation with the Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing and the German Society for International Cooperation.
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