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Cargill Cuts CO2 Emissions From Shipping Fleet In Green Push

Logistic News - Published on Fri, 14 Jun 2019

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Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea. In its annual corporate responsibility report, Cargill said that it had cut CO2 output per cargo-tonne-mile by 12.1% in 2018 compared with its 2016 baseline, putting them on course to achieve goal of 15% reductions in 2020. Its annual output was fell to 7.382 million tonnes of CO2 in 2018 from 7.732 million tonnes in 2017.

The reports provide insight into how Cargill addresses the impacts of climate change and delivers sustainable solutions that are transparent, innovative and collaborative. In addition, they highlight progress made on specific goals in key areas such as direct sourcing, improving traceability, building up the socioeconomic resilience of farmers and protecting ocean and aquatic life.

It said “Cargill is committed to improving the sustainability of its operations and leading the maritime industry to a more sustainable future. In 2018, the business made important progress toward carbon emissions reduction targets, chartering more energy efficient vessels and preparing for sulphur emissions changes.”

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Fri, 14 Jun 2019
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