In order to support the commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to less than 30 million tons, the companies also signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support each other in the fight against climate change.
Santiago de Chile.- Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) has joined ABB’s Energy Efficiency Movement to reinforce its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. This is an important step in DPDHL’s initiative to lead the logistics industry towards a greener and more sustainable future, with a commitment to invest €7 billion by 2030 in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.
Launched in March 2021 by ABB, the #energyefficiencymovement is a multi-stakeholder initiative to raise awareness and initiate action to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions to combat climate change. Companies are invited to join the movement and make a public pledge as a way to inspire others to take action.
The two companies also signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support each other in executing their own sustainability strategies. DPDHL and ABB will cooperate on projects to reduce ABB’s carbon footprint in its logistics facilities, as well as in freight transport. The two companies will also work together to help make DPDHL’s office and logistics facilities more energy efficient, with a primary focus on heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems where high-efficiency electric motors and drives of speed can achieve significant reductions in energy use.
“The commitment to sustainability is an integral part of our strategy and a key element of DPDHL’s mission. Joining the Energy Efficiency Movement further fosters a dialogue with like-minded businesses with the shared goal of making the world greener, and we are more than happy to be a part of this platform,” said Tim Scharwath, CEO of Global Forwarding. , Freight. “Furthermore, our partnership with ABB will further advance the shared green agenda by engaging together in innovative solutions to reach net-zero emissions.”
“We welcome DPDHL to the movement and appreciate their public engagement,” said Tarak Mehta, President of ABB Motion. “We also look forward to partnering with them on projects that will help us both adopt technologies that are critical to achieving a low-carbon future.”
As part of its 2030 sustainability strategy, ABB has set an ambitious goal of helping customers reduce their annual CO2 emissions by more than 100 megatonnes by 2030. This is equivalent to the annual emissions of 30 million gasoline-powered cars. combustion.