At EFS Global and its subsidiaries, we are committed to championing sustainability and minimising our environmental footprint. Our policies and actions reflect our dedication to achieving a greener future. Through collaboration, innovation, and responsible practices, we aim to lead the way towards a more sustainable industry. Our Environmental Policy encompasses the following key pledges and completed actions:
EFS Global Pledges:
- Net Zero Emissions by 2040: We pledge to achieve net zero emissions by 2040, aligning our operations with a sustainable and low-carbon future.
- Tree Planting Initiative: To contribute positively to our ecosystem, we will fund the planting of 2,000 trees annually until 2040, promoting biodiversity and offsetting our carbon footprint.
- Fleet Transition to Renewable Fuels: By December 2027, our fleet will transition to a combination of renewable fuels alongside DERV (Diesel Engine Road Vehicle), aiming to reduce our reliance on traditional fossil fuels.
- Electric and Renewable Biomethane Adoption: It is our commitment that by December 2027, at least 20% of our fleet will utilize electric and renewable biomethane, fostering a sustainable transportation system.
- Solar Panel Integration: All EFS depots will be equipped with solar panels by December 2027, harnessing renewable energy to power our facilities.
- Continuous Innovation and Monitoring: We will remain proactive in monitoring technological advancements and sustainability evidence, ensuring that we adapt and implement the latest sustainable practices.
- Paperless Initiative: We will continue our drive to become a paperless company, utilizing virtual invoice and delivery note capture systems to reduce paper consumption and environmental impact.
Sustainability Completed Actions:
- Head Office Solar Panel Installation: Solar panels have been successfully installed at our head office, contributing to our renewable energy usage.
- Fleet Renewal and Efficiency: EFS has consistently reduced the average age of its fleet over the past 5 years, promoting efficiency and reducing emissions.
- Vehicle Tracking Systems: All new vehicles are equipped with tracking systems to monitor efficiency and emissions, allowing us to make data-driven decisions for environmental improvements.
- Driver Behaviour Management: Proactive management of driver behaviour helps minimize our environmental impact, promoting responsible driving practices.
- Road Safety Commitment: Our dedication to road safety not only protects our colleagues and other road users but also reduces accidents, subsequently decreasing costs and environmental waste.
- Electric Company Cars: The entire EFS Global management team’s company cars are electric, demonstrating our commitment to sustainable transportation.
- Future Fleet Initiatives: Orders for DAF electric 18t vehicles and a trial of an Iveco renewable biomethane artic truck showcase our ongoing efforts to integrate cutting-edge sustainable vehicles into our fleet.
- Ecologi: We’re collaborating with the Ecologi platform to support initiatives aimed at funding climate projects.
At EFS Global, sustainability is ingrained in our operations. We pledge to continually evaluate and enhance our environmental efforts to create a better tomorrow for our planet and future generations.
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