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Huge Danish container shipping line A.P. Moller – Maersk has signed a ‘fully carbon-neutral’ transport agreement on ocean services with BESTSELLER, which will see the fashion company’s goods carried on ships running on sustainable biofuels.
The agreement, which will come into effect on 1 September, covers all of BESTSELLER’s global transportation requirements including inland logistics and warehousing
Vincent Clerc, Executive Vice President and CEO Ocean & Logistics, A.P. Moller – Maersk, said: ‘I am very pleased that BESTSELLER, one of the top fashion and lifestyle groups in the world, has chosen Maersk ECO Delivery to reduce the company’s carbon footprint in transportation at sea.
‘This is a solution that makes a real difference as ECO Delivery uses sustainable biofuel to power selected Maersk-vessels and helps BESTSELLER make progress towards their ambitious sustainability goals.
Thomas Børglum-Jensen, CFO and Head of Logistics at BESTSELLER, added: ‘In BESTSELLER, we are continuously exploring ways of improving our environmental footprint and we see the option of leveraging biofuel for our sea transportation as an important course of action.
The Maersk ECO Delivery is a biofuel that is carbon neutral and manufactured from recycled sustainable biomass. It is certified as a sustainable fuel by the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC).
BESTSELLER has an ambitious climate strategy with clear reduction targets in line with the Paris agreement – and with the ultimate goal of becoming climate positive.
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