was recently honoured with a bronze status by NSW Minister for the Environment and Heritage, the Hon. Robyn Parker MP under the NSW Government’s Sustainability Advantage Program.
The honour was in recognition of the equipment pooling company’s commitment to sustainability.
According to CHEP Australia Sustainability Manager, Kate Parsons, CHEP is committed to delivering sustainability value by doing the right thing for the environment, people and the community with a sustainability strategy that aims to reduce carbon emissions, minimise waste, increase recycling and reduce water use.
CHEP also reports under key sustainability reporting frameworks and programs including the Australian Packaging Covenant, the global Carbon Disclosure Project and the Federal Government’s National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting program in addition to supplying its customers with auditable data to support their reporting needs.
The NSW Sustainability Advantage Program provides a framework for businesses to improve their environmental performance. The program is working with more than 540 businesses across NSW, who have in the last four years, collectively saved 57,929 MWh of electricity, 294,671 GJ of natural gas, 2,478 ML of water and 34,644 tonnes of waste, equating to more than 50,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions and estimated savings of $38 million.
CHEP offers managed, returnable and reusable packaging solutions to companies across the globe.