Kuehne + Nagel wants the shipping sector to plant trees

Logistics major Kuehne + Nagel is betting big on forestry projects, among other things, as a way to compensate for its CO2 emissions. The big shipping companies should do the same, the company tells ShippingWatch. But the method is also met with criticism.

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One of the world's largest logistics companies calls on the container shipping lines to plant trees in order to compensate for their CO2 emissions.

The call comes from major customer Kuehne + Nagel, which has launched a plan that means that all activities and services it gets from suppliers, for instance the shipping lines, must be CO2-neutral by 2030.

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