The Lean & Green Awards recognize 11 companies committed to reducing their CO20 emissions by 2%

16th October 2019

AECOC celebrated yesterday in Madrid, the III Conference of Sustainable logistics, in which it has brought together leading distribution, logistics and mobility operators to analyze their environmental management strategies. In addition, the meeting has served to deliver the Lean & Green awards, the European initiative that brings together companies committed to reducing CO20 emissions from their logistics operations by 2% within a maximum period of five years.

Eleven companies have been recognized in this edition of the Lean & Green Awards, after having presented their action plans in 2019 to meet the objectives of the program. The companies that have received the award have been: Baleària, BERGÉ GFCO, Café Fortaleza, Campofrio Food Group SAU, Conway, Correos, Eurofred, Euro Pool System Spain, Iveco Spain, IPP Pooling Iberia and Volkswagen Group Spain Distribution.

Alimerka, for its part, has received its first Lean & Green Star, which certifies that the company has already achieved a 20% reduction in its emissions, while Lidl It has become the first company in Spain to achieve the 2nd Lean & Green Star, which certifies that the distributor has reduced its emissions by an additional 10%, after achieving the first star in 2018.

Currently, Spain is the third country in Europe with the most companies adhering to the Lean & Green program -with a total of 40-, only behind the Netherlands (400) and Belgium (75).
“Companies that adhere to Lean & Green not only endorse the ambitious goal of reduce your CO2 emissions, rather, they are committed to sharing good practices and collaborating with other companies to ensure that all the links that make up the supply chain also achieve this objective ”, explained the president of the Lean & Green Spain commission and Lidl's CSR director, Michaela Reischl.

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