Bolloré: first cargo customer to join Leave Less Travel program
Bolloré Logistics has become the fifth company, and first cargo customer, to join Air Canada’s Leave Less Travel Program.
Launched in October 2021, LLT offers customised options to offset or reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and reduce their carbon footprint, by using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), carbon offsets purchased through CHOOOSE, or a combination.
Bolloré Logistics will compensate a portion of its GHG emissions from projected shipments with Air Canada Cargo with SAF which. Bolloré will purchase 620,000 litres of SAF this year. Participating in this program will enable Bolloré to reduce its Scope 3 GHG emissions.
“We are very pleased to welcome Bolloré Logistics as our first cargo customer to participate in Air Canada’s Leave Less Travel Program. Addressing climate change in aviation requires a multifaceted approach, together with the united efforts of many stakeholders. The commitment of companies like Bolloré Logistics is a testament that environmentally-innovative business programs are mutually possible, further helping the aviation sector to build a long-term, sustainable industry,” said Jason Berry, Vice President, Cargo at Air Canada.
“At a time when climate awareness is at the heart of the strategy of many companies, Bolloré Logistics is proud to join a program that is financing the future of low-carbon air industry. Through this initiative with our partner Air Canada, we contribute our scope 3 CO2 reduction targets and offer more sustainable transport solutions to our clients,” said Patrick Lafrance, Managing Director Canada at Bolloré Logistics.