K+N and LATAM partner to offset flower shipment emissions

Source: LATAM

Kuehne+Nagel and LATAM Airlines Group will compensate 100% of the emissions generated by the flower shipments they managed together during the recent Mothers’ Day season.

During the season, thousands of tonnes of flowers were transported from Colombia and Ecuador to North America and Europe.

The offsets will be focused on benefiting two projects; one in Chile and one in Peru.

In Chile, it is the Photovoltaic Solar Park, located in the Atacama Desert, aimed at generating clean and renewable energy.

In Peru, the offset focuses on Community Forest Management, on the edge of the Amazon rainforest, which drives global emissions reductions.

Ingo Goldhammer, president of Kuehne+Nagel for South and Central America, said: “We have a clear purpose in sustainability. The partnership with LATAM fills us with optimism as we develop
nature-based projects within the region and protect the place we live in while delivering value to our like-minded customers and the community”.

Andrés Bianchi, chief executive of LATAM Cargo, added: “We capped a record-breaking Mother’s day season in terms of volume with this landmark achievement. Collaborating with Kuehne+Nagel in offsetting these shipments carbon emissions is a significant milestone for our Let’s Fly Neutral Program, and we look forward to continuing offering our customers more options to jointly reach our sustainability goals”.

LATAM takes delivery of latest freighter

K+N teams up with IAG Cargo on Saf flights

Share this story

Related Topics

Latest airlines news

JD Airlines to lease four 737-800BCF from AerCap

AerCap has signed lease agreements for four 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) aircraft with JD Airlines, the cargo airline of…

Read More

Share this story

Emirates backs freighter conversion plans despite delays

Emirates SkyCargo has confirmed it is sticking with plans to convert 10 777-300ER passenger aircraft into freighters despite production delays….

Read More

Share this story

Antonov Airlines AN-124 completes US satellite flight

Antonov Airlines and charter firm Proair have transported a satellite and supporting equipment from Turkey to the US utilising one…

Read More

Share this story

Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]