Global Fashion Group (GFG) has announced that it has become carbon neutral in all of its operations and outbound deliveries.
The distribution group, which operates brands such as H&M, Bershka and Missguided use 100% green energy at its nine distribution centers in Latin America, the CIS, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Additionally, the company released its long-term carbon mitigation strategy, marking a key step in the company’s journey to reduce its footprint and manage the transition to a low-carbon economy.
In accordance with its sustainable development strategy, the group offset the emissions generated by its own operations and its outbound deliveries by purchasing carbon credits from certified renewable energy projects located in China, India and Brazil, where the companies are based. group operations and its own brand suppliers.
Along with these milestones, GFG also released its 2020 Climate Report which includes the company’s commitment to setting science-based goals.
Jaana Quaintance-James, Head of Sustainability at GFG, said: “We have reached an inflection point as a global community where the momentum for the transition to a low carbon economy is undeniable.
“We recognize that we still have a lot of work to do to reduce our footprint and therefore sending out our carbon mitigation strategy is an important step in supporting our transition. While the purchase of offset credits and renewable energy certificates will not distract us from true reduction efforts, they mark an important milestone in GFG’s journey.