European label for sustainable transport awarded
Green frontrunners awarded for taking steps in reporting and reducing emissions
Green Freight Europe (GFE) has
awarded European companies with its 'first leaf' - an award
given to companies that have shared CO2 data and information on
policies, strategy and intentions to reduce CO2 emissions from
transport operations. Heineken, IKEA, Krummen Kerzers and Aviko
were among the awarded*.
The first leaf is part of a four-tier
labelling program by GFE that recognizes and benchmarks members
based on their efforts and measures to further improve on
In 2015 GFE, the leading industry driven program to support
companies in improving the environmental performances of freight
transport in Europe, will further improve on CO2 data
exchange. Additionally, all members have access to the GFE Sharing
Platform offering expert knowledge, best practices and other
information supporting the industry to further improve on their
environmental performance and to intensify collaboration. GFE will
continue to raise the bar for its members but strives to recognize
more members with additional leaves next year.
* Aviko BV, C.H. Robinson, Deutsche Post DHL, Dow Europe GmbH, DSV
A/S, Ewals Cargo Care, Geodis, Haesaerts Intermodal NV, Heineken,
IKEA, Krummen Kerzers AG, Mönig GmbH & Co. KG, Post CH Ltd,
Hewlett Packard, LKW WALTER, P&O Ferrymasters Ltd, Procter
& Gamble, Styron Europe GmbH, TNT NV, UPS Europe, Wim Bosman
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