BAAR, Switzerland – 27 Aug, 2019 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, announced that it has invested $18 million in green supply chain technologies so far through its corporate venture arm Agility Ventures.
The announcement came today as part of Agility’s launch of its latest sustainability report, “Values into Action.” It follows the news that Agility committed to adopt science-based targets for greenhouse gas emissions reduction and achieved third-party certification for its shipment emissions reporting.
Agility is pursuing an ambitious environmental strategy. By 2025, it plans to cut its emissions by 25% from 2016 levels. To reach that goal, the company is implementing renewable energy pilots in large facilities across the world and building to green standards as it adds over 300,000m2 of facilities to its portfolio of warehousing and light industrial facilities across the Middle East and Africa. Agility incorporates sustainability into business discussions with customers and offers emissions reports using a methodology certified to ISO 14064 standards. To drive green transformation across the industry, Agility Ventures has made green technologies one of its four core investment areas.