Frío Guerrero is compensating its CO2 emissions using the Eco-Logistics programme.
Road freighting is responsible for 25% of the annual CO2 emissions in Europe. Aware that climate change is a reality and that its activity generates emissions, for several years now the company Frío Guerrero has been acting to compensate its carbon footprint and trying to reach a neutral balance. To do this, in addition to trying to reduce its emissions (using more efficient technologies), since 2016 it has been compensating part of them through the Eco-Logistics programme, in collaboration with the South Pole Group and managed by the consultancy Green Summun.
“We calculate our emissions according to the European Union’s protocols and we compensate them through different projects: reforesting, biomass and renewable energies, certified by Gold Standard” (an organisation founded by the WWF and Verified Carbon Standard), Christian Guerrero, CEO of Frío Guerrero explains.
Specialising in fresh fruit and vegetable freighting, Frío Guerrero mainly operates in countries such as Holland, Germany and the United Kingdom. “Although at present this step is not compulsory for transport, we feel responsible. It is a way of respecting the environment and leaving a better world to our children. Some European supermarkets are welcoming this initiative, and this is on the rise.”
In 2018 they compensated 30% of their CO2 emissions; this figure increases every year with the aim of reaching 100% in 2030.
A member of Global G.A.P. since 2016, the company from Almeria holds BRC, QS and IFS certificates, as well as the aforementioned Eco-Logistics and the GDS certificate for transporting pharmaceutical products, which it obtained last winter.
With a longstanding experience of 14 years in the sector, the company offers a comprehensive logistics and freighting service, with an exhaustive control of its fleet, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Its head offices are in Almeria.