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Brambles recognised as one of the six global leaders in fighting supply-chain deforestation.

Brambles recognised as one of the six global leaders in fighting supply-chain deforestation.

Brambles, the global supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands, has been awarded a position on this year’s Forests A List by CDP, the global environmental disclosure platform. The Forests A List for 2017 is comprised of six global companies leading actions against deforestation globally, including L’Oreal, SCA, TETRA PAK, Unilever and UPM-Kymmene Corporation 방 안의 코끼리 다운로드.

 CDP’s A List has been produced at the request of 827 investors with assets of over US$100 trillion lh-cds. Hundreds of companies submit annual forests disclosures to CDP for independent assessment against its scoring methodology. Brambles is among 3% of companies participating in CDP’s forests program to achieve the Forests A List level, which recognises its sustainable sourcing actions for the last reporting year enpas 다운로드.

Brambles Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Carmelo Alonso Bernaola, said: “We are incredibly proud of this recognition from CDP 해리포터와 불의잔 다운로드. Brambles is a sustainable business that is uniquely placed to reduce both wood waste and the use of virgin timber in the world’s supply chains. By sharing and reusing our pooled platforms, our customers have saved 1.4 million trees in the past year alone weChat pc version. This is the circular economy, at a global scale.”

“We work in partnership with our suppliers to promote sustainable forestry in our own operations RoboLab. One of our 2020 Sustainability Goals is to have 100% of the timber we use come from certified sources. We reported in our 2017 Sustainability Review that we have increased the amount of wood procured from certified sources to 99.1%, so we are very close to achieving our goal 이스 오리진 다운로드. It is great to see the hard work of our procurement teams being recognised by CDP.”

In South Africa, Brambles owns several of its own timber farms to provide its South African business with sustainable timber internet explorer 10 64bit 다운로드. CHEP’s South African Forestry Manager won the 2015 Best Forester Award from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for establishing sustainable forestry best practices Samsung ssd driver.

The Forests A List is released alongside the Climate A List and Water A List on CDP’s website, with case studies from leading companies. This is the first year that the CDP has announced company scores across all three areas simultaneously, reflecting a holistic approach to corporate sustainability handsome font.

CDP’s Executive Chair Paul Dickinson said: “Congratulations to the pioneering companies that made it onto the Forests A List. They are leading the way as we move towards a tipping point that will make environmental action mainstream. Deforestation causes 15% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and 75% of companies say deforestation poses a financial risk to their business. Clearly, this issue is essential for future business resilience”.

The Forests A-List and other company scores are available on CDP’s website: https://www.cdp.net/en/scores-2017

 

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