Corporate responsibility & sustainability
Corporate responsibility & sustainability (CR&S) is about enabling companies to incorporate creation of environmental and economic value into core strategy and operations. This improves management of business risks and opportunities whilst enhancing long-term environmental sustainability.
Countries, organisations and individuals alike are starting to take responsibility for making the emissions reductions necessary to stabilise global warming gases in the atmosphere.
A ‘carbon footprint’ is a measure of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with an activity, group of activities or a product. The main reason for calculating a carbon footprint is to inform decisions on how to reduce the climate change impact of a company, service or product. The term ‘carbon neutral’ refers to something with a carbon footprint of zero. ‘Carbon neutrality’ is normally achieved by first calculating a carbon footprint, then reducing emissions as far as possible, and finally ‘offsetting’ the remainder by purchasing emissions reductions ‘credits’ generated by external projects such as renewable energy schemes or forestry projects.
When it comes to logistic packaging the choice of model and type is made on the basis of a series of trade-offs between many factors, particularly between the amount of packaging and likely product wastage. Manufacturers of goods look for a balance between amongst others protecting their goods; themselves and the environment.
Whether the item is made from timber, plastic or metal for all applies the more the item can be reused again and again minimizing transport miles the more sustainable. From this point of view our focus is on protecting logistic items from getting recycled or sent to landfill by frequent inspection and preventive maintenance. We will try to allocate the item to a new user close to the location where the item is released for reuse. We believe that finally shared use of items between various users will maximize sustainability at lower cost.