One of the largest clothing retail companies in the world, H&M Group, has chosen Maersk ECO Delivery to reduce the company's carbon footprint in transportation. The initiative uses sustainable biofuel to power selected Maersk-vessels and helps H&M to make progress towards its ambitious sustainability goals.
We want to leverage our services, products and capabilities to halve food loss in logistics. We worked with the World Resources Institute to develop and test metrics for food loss in three pilot projects examining citrus fruits, avocado and grapes.
Through the blockchain based platform TradeLens we help engage container terminals, ocean carriers and customs authorities in reducing the complexity of trade. To empower SMEs, we launched the shipping plaform Twill in 154 countries in January 2020.
In 2019, we reached several important milestones towards our ambition of having net-zero CO2 emissions from our own operations by 2050. Among these, zooming in on three potential fuel types, launching a customer-backed coalition to develop a completely new type of biofuel, and a multisector coalition to secure ambitious and relevant regulatory frameworks.
We remain committed to our ship recycling programme and sent four vesels to selected yards in Alang, India. We are also contibutors to the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative, and invest in improving access to healthcare for the wider Alang community.