It was not easy for the jury to choose the finalists. "The numerous applications this year were once again characterised by high sustainable relevance and impressive innovative strength,"explains the SIA team.
The "Sustainable Impact Award" aims to support the relevance of corporate sustainability and to demonstrate how the course is being set for sustainable business models and social responsibility in German SMEs. The aim of the initiative is to honour SME pioneers in the field of corporate sustainability. In the category "Impact on Earth", companies are awarded for developing holistic and innovative approaches to sustainable business.
"We are very happy about the nomination, it is a confirmation of our commitment and HHLA's Balanced Logistics sustainability strategy," said Jan Hendrik Pietsch, Head of Sustainability at HHLA. "Balanced Logistics" is an integral part of HHLA's strategy and guides the company's development. The aim is to strike a balance between economic success, good working conditions, social responsibility as well as environmental and climate protection. To this end, HHLA uses its strong position in seaport handling and rail freight transport to be a driver of sustainable innovations in the logistics of the future.
In the long term, HHLA is pursuing the goal of climate-neutral production throughout the group by 2040. HHLA already aims to halve CO2 emissions by 2030 compared to 2018.