Purolator highlights green goals in latest sustainability report

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Purolator continues to chart a greener path – setting 2030 benchmarks that embrace electrifying 60% of Remaining Mile supply autos, eliminating electricity-related emissions through the use of renewable sources, and decreasing Scope 1 and a couple of emissions by 42% in comparison with 2020.

“Purolator has made important beneficial properties towards turning into the greenest courier in Canada. Together with setting interim objectives to make sure we efficiently attain net-zero emissions by 2050, we additionally lowered our Scope 2 emissions by 31%, and piloted alternative-fuel autos in our fleet,” president and CEO John Ferguson mentioned, releasing the group’s 2021 Sustainability Report.

Final yr it piloted eight e-bikes, a low-speed car, and 5 all-electric step vans.

Purolator is experimenting with the whole lot from battery-electric vans to e-bikes in its bid to grow to be extra sustainable. (Photograph: Purolator)

“I’m pleased with what we’ve achieved and acknowledge there’s nonetheless appreciable progress to be made. For instance, we’re going to broaden our fleet of electrical autos, enhance recycling in our operations, and construct greener services to make sure we contribute to a extra sustainable and wholesome future for everybody,” he mentioned.

Different steps embrace the broader use of biofuels, analyzing knowledge to optimize supply routes, putting in energy-efficient tools in services, and designing new buildings to fulfill inexperienced requirements.

Final yr, Purolator had a 3rd social gathering confirm its 2020 baseline greenhouse fuel emissions stock. It’s additionally working with suppliers, companions and prospects to scale back Scope 3 emissions, and desires to divert 70% of non-hazardous waste from landfill by 2030.

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