PUTEAUX, France: Bolloré Ports, part of the family-owned Bolloré Group, has just launched a ‘Green Terminal’ certification process in conjunction with Bureau Veritas to reduce the carbon footprint of its activities in Africa.
The company’s methodology covers eight areas:
1. Optimised environmental management system based on the ISO 14001 standard,
2. An eco-social commitment to local stakeholders,
3. Building infrastructure in accordance with international standards,
4. Deploying environmentally friendly handling solutions and equipment that promote the energy transition,
5. Implementing digital solutions,
6. Collection, recovery and recycling of waste,
7. Water and air treatment and control, and
8. Training employees in best practices related to environmental issues.
Bureau Veritas will be responsible for carrying out annual performance audits of the company’s 46 terminals in order to issue a compliance certificate.
"The Green Terminal label allows us to offer public partners and users of our terminals logistics solutions that are both efficient and eco-responsible. As part of this process, we also aim to accelerate our investments in alternative, greener and smarter solutions,” commented Olivier de Noray, managing director of Bolloré Ports and Terminals.
Bolloré handles 9,000 visits each year in 42 African ports via 16 container terminal concessions, seven RoRo terminals, two wood terminals and a river terminal.
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