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Bolloré Logistics continues its carbon offsetting programme for all LCL shipments

Puteaux. 27 June 2022

Bolloré Logistics continues to implement the carbon neutrality programme it launched in 2020 in order to offset all residual CO2 emissions produced by the LCL (less than container) shipments of its subsidiary TSL – specialised in maritime consolidation. This year, the company decided to commit to a sustainable energy project in China in partnership with First Climate. Since 2020, 26,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent have been offset in partnership with various environmental organisations.

This new project involves the construction of biodigesters, which are manufactured and operated by farmers in 17 municipalities in Hainan Province. The system implemented uses organic waste to produce biogas and reduce CO2 emissions from the release of methane from livestock manure. In this way, methane emitted from the decomposition of livestock residues can be used as household fuel and replace the use of fossil gas.

In addition, the project will support local communities by saving energy costs for the people of Hainan and providing sustainable employment in the repair and maintenance of the biodigesters. It will also help to improve air quality and restore the ecosystem by reducing the use of chemical fertilisers.

Franco Montalbano

Worldwide Director of TSL LCL.

We are moving forward in our carbon neutrality programme with this biodigester construction project, which will have positive impacts on both the environment and society. We ensure that it is properly implemented by setting up audits that are conducted by our partner First Climate and by an independent firm. It was recently awarded the Gold Standard – the highest certification for carbon offsetting projects – for its quality,

This initiative is fully in line with Bolloré Logistics' “Powering Sustainable Logistics” CSR programme. Launched in 2018, the programme incorporates Bolloré Logistics' ethical, social and environmental issues with the aim of helping to reducing greenhouse gas emissions linked to its activities and supporting its customers towards carbon neutrality in their supply chain.

 

About Bolloré Logistics

Bolloré Logistics is a major international supply chain operator and ranks among the world’s top ten transport and logistics groups with an integrated network of 603 agencies in 111 countries. Placing customers at the heart of its strategy, Bolloré Logistics is committed to designing innovative, robust and agile solutions. Through the reliable management of the entire supply chain, the company has developed a high level of resilience enabling it to control risks by securing transport plans through alternative options and to lead a continuous improvement policy over the long term while acting as an ethical and responsible player.

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About TSL LCL

TSL LCL, a subsidiary of Bolloré Logistics, is 100% focused on maritime consolidation in order to offer its customers a "One Stop Shipping" solution. TSL provides cargo shipments with pricing and services tailored to transit requirements, as well as a premium consolidation service.

 

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