Tuesday, June 1, 2021Ecoresponsability

Clarins opts for "eco-responsible" freight

Clarins opte pour du frêt "écoresponsable"

The French cosmetics group has just announced that it has entrusted the transportation of its goods to Neoline, a ship owner recognized for its commitment to the environment. This will to improve the freight of its products is part of Clarins’ CSR strategy to reduce its carbon footprint.

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Maritime transport, which is essential for the transport of goods, has a strong ecological impact. It alone accounts for 7% of global oil consumption. In 2018, 139 million tons of CO2 were released into the atmosphere in 2018 by cargo ships entering and leaving the EU, for example. The use of ships is a real issue.

It is therefore with a view to responsibility and ecological transition that Clarins is betting on a “greener” freight, in collaboration with Neoline. This new French shipowner offers a generation of pilot ships propelled mainly by wind power.
“Neoline offers a unique solution, open to all shippers, which allows to reduce by 90% the CO2 emissions linked to the maritime transport of goods on a transatlantic line compared to a conventional vessel of the same size. This service relies on the clean and renewable energy of the wind as the main propulsion of its 136-meter cargo ships equipped with 4,200 m2 of sails,” explains Clarins. “The pilot line, departing from Saint Nazaire - Montoir de Bretagne, will serve the ports of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Halifax and Baltimore with one, then two ships in rotation to meet the needs of shippers and ensure a …

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