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Saturday, October 15, 2011
Carbon Footprint Leadership - Global Logistics Firms are Going Greener
Repost from eco-business.com
A spate of sustainability-related announcements from some of the world’s largest logistics companies show these firms mean green business, Chen He reports.
Running through the heart of Mexico City is Metrobus, a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system which carries more than 450,000 riders daily. In 2010, EMBARQ, a nongovernmental organisation that addresses urban transportation problems, showed Metrobus how to eliminate about 114,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide pollution. With funding of $500,000 and expertise from logistics giant FedEx, EMBARQ will help the BRT system expand and grow to be even more efficient. FedEX uses its experience in managing life cycles of vehicles to help Mexico City transit officials improve bus (see more at this link link.