Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / DHL first to use new sustainability reporting standard

DHL first to use new sustainability reporting standard

23
Jan '07
DHL, the world's leading Express and Logistics company, has released the first Sustainability Report for its operations in the UK. Prepared in accordance with the Transport and Logistics industry guidelines set out by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), makes this Report the first of its kind for the industry.

The Sustainability Report covers both the Express and Aviation divisions of DHL UK. It provides stakeholders with detailed information about the economic, environmental and social performance of DHL in the UK and the company's aspirations for the future.

The report includes information that is of particular relevance to the Transportation and Logistics industry and its customers, such as managing Health and Safety, managing the impacts of climate change from air and road transport, the handling of hazardous goods, road safety and managing noise in local communities.

Highlights from the 2006 UK Sustainability Report include:

• DHL Express UK provided transportation safety training to a further 628 employees in 2005 (equalling 5,748 hours)
• The environmental management system certification according to ISO14001 was achieved at 13 DHL sites across the UK
• Local integration programs such as “Skills in Motion” have been initiated encouraging employees to work with community partners to share skills and build expertise
• 1,100 staff received training on environmental issues such as climate change
• DHL pilots are conducting trials of a Continuous Descent Approach during landing which is reducing noise close to the ground as well as emissions.


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Sep 2021

Bangladesh RMG exporters fear losses due to problems at airport

Apparel exporters in Bangladesh are expecting significant losses for...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 22nd Sep 2021

Ukraine wants to purchase textile products from Uzbekistan

A business delegation from Ukraine’s Khmelnitsky recently expressed...

Pic: Shutterstock/ Sheila Fitzgerald

Textiles | On 22nd Sep 2021

India to be 3rd largest importer by 2050: UK Global Trade Outlook

India will turn the third largest importer by 2050 with a share of...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Switch was not 100% pandemic related

Footwear Industry, Footwear Retailers

Footwear Industry
Footwear Retailers

Still struggling to mop up higher sales

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Donating 20,000 N95 masks to hospitals & NGOs

Rajat Kapoor,

Rajat Kapoor

Seraphine is a British maternity brand providing affordable luxury fashion ...

Akram Tariq Khan,

Akram Tariq Khan

E-commerce brand YourLibaas meaning "garment or attire" in Udru, was...

Klaus Bergmann,

Klaus Bergmann

German company Erbatech GmbH develops, designs and manufactures high end...

Daniel Kaye, RocketLife

Daniel Kaye
RocketLife

<div>RocketLife, an award-winning developer of breakthrough visual...

Robert Brookins, Alexium International

Robert Brookins
Alexium International

Alexium International is a specialty chemical development company...

Shlomzion Chen, Seevix

Shlomzion Chen
Seevix

Seevix Material Sciences Ltd, which develops and manufactures synthetic...

Suman Nathwani, Suman Nathwani

Suman Nathwani
Suman Nathwani

Designer <b>Suman Nathwani</b> talks about her journey of opening a...

Anjali Bhaskar, Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar
Samatvam

<b>Anjali Bhaskar</b> has an experience of 12 years in the fashion...

Seema Gujral, Label Seema Gujral

Seema Gujral
Label Seema Gujral

<b>Seema Gujral</b>'s designs for her eponymous label revolve around...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


September 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search