Ikea, Amazon, Unilever commit to zero-emission ocean freight by 2040

Major companies such as Ikea, Amazon, Unilever and Michelin are committing to a full transition of their ocean transport to zero-emission fuels by 2040. Maersk CEO Søren Skou welcomes the announcement. NGOs are excited but remain critical.

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Major global companies such as Ikea, Amazon and Unilever are sending a clear message to shipping and carriers to accelerate the green transition and opt for sustainable fuels.

According to an announcement, the three companies are committing to a gradual transition of their entire ocean freight to be shipped by zero-emission fuels in 2040.

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