Specifically, AWS, Carrefour Group, CMA CGM Group, Cluster Maritime Français, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Engie, Faurecia, Michelin, Schneider Electric, Total and Wärtsilä have all joined their forces and entered into the coalition.
Through their collaboration, partners goal to accelerate the development of energy sources and technologies to address the challenges posed by sustainable mobility in the transport and logistics industry by reducing emissions, fighting global warming and protecting biodiversity.
In light of the above, Rodolphe SAADE, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CMA CGM Group, stated:
In view of the challenges facing the world, we must unite our strengths in order to accelerate the energy transition of the transport and logistics industry. I am delighted that 11 global corporations, leaders in their respective fields, have joined this initiative.
Among others, the coalition aims to unlock a more extensive portfolio of clean energy sources, lower energy consumption per kilometer-equivalent of goods transported and eliminate a substantial proportion of emissions linked to transport and logistics until 2030.
The shipping industry’s transition to cleaner, more sustainable energy use is a movement in which we at Wärtsilä continue to play a leading role.We are, therefore, proud to be part of this coalition which perfectly aligns with our purpose to enable sustainable societies with smart technology.
...Jaakko ESKOLA, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wärtsilä, commented.