News Digest Item
24 Apr 2018

Shipper Hapag-Lloyd plans 20 percent cut in CO2 emissions by 2020


German container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd plans to reduce its CO₂ emissions by 20 percent by 2020 compared with 2016 levels. Its aim is to help support a drive to halve emissions in the global shipping industry, reports Reuters. “We have deliberately set a very ambitious goal for ourselves in terms of CO2 emissions because we view sustainability as self-evident, active involvement rather than lip service,” said the company’s Senior Director of Sustainability Management Jörg Erdmann in a press release.

Read the article in English here, and the press release in English here.

Also read the CLEW news digest piece Shipping emissions deal “late“, “not very ambitious“ – opinion.

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