Sustainability

WORKING TOWARDS NET ZERO

As a Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Supplier, Uniserve Group have committed to Net Zero emissions by 2050 and has entered the Race to Zero. Scroll down to read a snapshot of the targets we have introduced so far in order to achieve this. You can also keep up-to-date by following our Uniserve Government Engagement page on LinkedIn.

MAJOR commitments to date

Race to Zero
As part of the United Nations’ Race to Zero campaign, we committed to the Business Ambition for 1.5°c in October 2021. Find out more about the initiative here.

Reduce carbon output by 10% by 2022
We have a four-point plan to achieve this through green technology and carbon reduction, port to DC efficiency gains, core operations carbon and offset, and provide a carbon offset service to customers.

Reach Net Zero by 2050
We have commissioned a review of our carbon output, as well as reviewing our internal processes to improve the sustainability of our operations. We hope to share our Sustainability Report 2020 soon.

OUR LATEST SUSTAINABILITY UPDATE

Q2 2022

Uniserve’s commitment to sustainability is at the heart of all our business operations. As the UK’s largest privately-owned logistics business, Uniserve has a responsibility to safeguard the environment – through corporate responsible business practices and our commitment to meeting the UN Global Compact and UN Sustainable Development Goals.

To achieve these goals, Uniserve’s sustainability model focuses on the following four key areas:

  • Social Governance: Human rights risk situations / Human development and training in the workplace
  • Environmental Control: Preventing Pollution / Climate change mitigation
  • Circular product life: Sustainable resource use & recycling
  • Corporate Governance: Quality / Health & Safety at Work / Compliance

Uniserve have a dedicated Quality and Environmental team to support Uniserve’s sustainability model with the following milestone objectives for ISO 9001 & ISO 14001:

  • Air Freight & Transport Divisions Q4 2022
  • Tilbury Mega Terminal Q4 2022
  • FMDC Warehouse and Storage Facility Q2 2023
  • Container Storage Q2 2023

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