Kuehne+Nagel releases 2021 ESG report; highlights include reducing absolute carbon emissions by 26%, creating new role of head of sustainability, launching a trophy program for employee-led environmental activities, privacy data training for all employees

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SCHINDELLEGI, Switzerland , May 4, 2022 (press release) –

Kuehne+Nagel has published its 2021 Sustainability Report.

Sustainability is manifold at Kuehne+Nagel: we take responsibility for future generations, colleagues, the ecosystem, and partners likewise. We have committed to the Science-Based Target initiative (SBTi) and transition to a zero-carbon business model while facilitating a zero-carbon future for our customers.

Contents of the Sustainability Report 2021:

  • CEO welcome message
  • Our business
  • Embracing sustainability
  • Materiality approach and progress
  • Governance
    • Business integrity
    • Business preparedness, resilience and disaster response
    • Data privacy and security
    • Responsible communication
  • Value chain
    • Customer relations and satisfaction
    • Product and service innovation
    • Supplier engagement
    • Sustainable supply chain
  • Social
    • Employee satisfaction and retention
    • Employee development
    • Occupational health and safety
    • Human rights, diversity and opportunities
  • Environment
    • CO2 / Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)
    • Waste management and recycling
    • Efficient use of resources
    • Management of dangerous goods
  • Community engagement
  • Reporting history, scope and basis
  • Performance data
  • Summary of targets and progress across all issues
  • GRI index
  • UN Global Compact index 2021 - Communication in progress
  • Sustainability Assurance Letter

About Kuehne+Nagel

With over 78,000 employees at 1,300 sites in over 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics providers. It operates in sea logistics, air logistics, road logistics and contract logistics, with a clear focus on integrated logistics solutions.

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