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cargo-partner wins EcoVadis Bronze Medal, affirming commitment to sustainability

The international transport and logistics provider has significantly improved its score in the latest rating by EcoVadis, the leading provider of corporate sustainability ratings. cargo-partner has made great strides in all evaluated areas and earned the Bronze Medal, demonstrating its strong commitment to sustainability and responsible business practices.

In the most recent assessment, cargo-partner substantially enhanced its EcoVadis score, elevating it from 44 to 58 points over the past year. Achieving the EcoVadis Bronze Medal places cargo-partner in the top 35% of all companies assessed by the corporate sustainability evaluation. 

Luca Ferrara, CEO of cargo-partner, expressed pride in the achievement, stating: “Aligned with our core value of ‘we take it personally,’ cargo-partner has set ambitious targets to diminish our ecological footprint and expedite the transition to environmentally friendly transport and logistics technologies. Our significant improvement in the EcoVadis scoring confirms our relentless pursuit of sustainable practices throughout our organization.”

Established in 2007, EcoVadis has emerged as the world’s preeminent provider of corporate sustainability ratings, with a network encompassing over 125,000 rated companies. Their assessments offer a holistic view of corporate sustainability performance, covering 21 issues categorized into four themes: Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement. Companies undergo comprehensive evaluations, and scores are assigned on a scale from 0 to 100, reflecting different performance levels. cargo-partner’s overall score of 58 points places the company in the “Good” category, signifying a solid foundation for sustainability practices.

New Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Program
In a proactive move towards more environment-friendly transport operations, cargo-partner now presents its customers with the option of utilizing sustainable aviation fuel for air freight shipments. cargo-partner handled its first SAF shipment from the Vienna airport in cooperation with Lufthansa in December 2022. Now, the offering has been expanded to provide customers with detailed reporting and certificates for flights to and from any location in the world.

Luca Ferrara elaborated: “An increasing number of customers are seeking to minimize the CO₂ footprint of their transports and obtain detailed reports on their environmental impacts. With our new SAF program, customers can reduce their CO₂ emissions and receive a verified certificate of the corresponding CO₂ reduction.” The program is available for any routing and on any airline, allowing cargo-partner customers to demonstrate environmental responsibility within the logistics industry.

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