Parcel giants slashing emissions
We’ve already brought you coverage of UPS trialling electric and hybrid delivery vehicles, now comes a commitment from the company to cut its emissions significantly over the next eight years.
UPS say they will slash their global emissions by 12% by 2025.
How? By increasing alternative fuel or advanced technology vehicles for a quarter of its fleet.
40% of the UPS ground fleet will also be able to run on bio-fuel by 2025.
UPS has already invested more than $750 million (USD) in alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles and fuelling stations globally over the past eight years and CEO, David Abney, says that’s just the start.
“Because of our size and scale, we know our commitments can shape markets, advance technologies, and be a catalyst for infrastructure investments,”
“We rely on the ingenuity of our employees, suppliers and technology partners to help us reach goals that will transform the shipping industry and spur innovation.”
We’ll bring you more details on the UPS commitment to cleaner and greener operations as they come to hand.