Maersk ECO Delivery helps Lenovo cut its carbon footprint.
Lenovo has partnered with Maersk to remove one million tons of CO2 emissions from its supply chain by Fiscal Year 2025/26. This is in addition to its own 2030 science-based targets, Lenovo has also set a goal to reduce its carbon footprint by 80%.
Leading brands around the world are increasingly emphasizing the importance of sustainability in their supply chains. Lenovo, a global leader in PC manufacturing and smart technology, is committed to optimizing the use of sustainable materials in its products to reduce waste.
Lenovo has set a goal of removing one million tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chain by Fiscal Year 2025/26, in addition to its own 2030 science-based targets. Lenovo will reduce its carbon footprint in transportation by partnering with Maersk's ECO Delivery solutions for ocean freight shipments.
"Lenovo is fully committed to its role in helping mitigate the impact of climate change and is taking direct action with regards to how we manage services and transport solutions globally, in addition to innovative product design and the use of sustainable materials in manufacturing."
"We are delighted to further develop these solutions through this collaboration with Maersk. By combining our efforts with a leading supply chain partner as focused on sustainability as we are, it enables us to further reduce our carbon emissions." Gareth Davies, Head of Global Logistics, Lenovo.
Since its launch in 2019, customer demand for Maersk ECO Delivery has increased by more than 170% year on year. This is an ocean transportation offering that uses second generation green biofuels to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 80%. Maersk's biofuel consumption increased 156% by 2021, owing primarily to ECO Delivery.
"We are happy to provide sustainable ocean solutions for Lenovo to further decarbonize their supply chain. Lenovo has just decided to opt for Maersk's low emission ECO Delivery product, and we expect the growth in sales to continue in the coming years, as customers seek to execute on strengthened sustainability targets." Caroline Wu, Managing Director of Maersk Greater China.
Maersk ECO delivery cuts carbon directly by coming up with new ideas and working together with customers, technology providers, and certification partners. In 2022, ECO Delivery will add products and services that reduce emissions and are verified by a third party to help customers all along the value chain.
Source: Maersk news