IEMA is pleased to welcome DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, as the latest major corporation to join its growing community of individuals and organisations.

As commitments to net zero continue to build after COP26, public and private organisations alike are realising that turning pledges into action demands leadership and skills, from boardroom to shop floor.

IEMA is at the cutting edge of working to transform the world to sustainability and is announcing a key milestone of 250 corporate partners. IEMA now has counts 107 large organisations and 148 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as corporate partners, bring us to 255 in total.

DHL is aiming to be a net zero business by 2050 under its ‘Mission 2050’. It is aligning its business with the Paris Agreement through the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi). With this investment, DHL will increase its use of sustainable aviation fuels, design all new buildings carbon neutral, offer a comprehensive portfolio of green products and electrify 60 per cent of their last-mile delivery serves. By 2030, it will have more than 80,000 electric vehicles on the road.

DHL will invest €7 billion by 2030 to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to under 29 million tonnes, which is demanded by the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

In 2021 alone, IEMA has signed household names including Primark, National Grid, Durham University, clothing brand Seasalt, the Department for Education, the Department for Transport and Deloitte as corporate partners, representing an incredibly wide range of activities within the environment and sustainability sector. IEMA believes this is indicative of the appetite in society to achieve net zero as soon as possible.

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Tom Pashby

Digital Journalist, IEMA

Tom Pashby is a Digital Journalist at IEMA, Tom previously worked in the corporate communications team at EIT Climate-KIC, in the parliamentary office of Caroline Lucas MP, for a think tank called Policy Connect, and for the wind energy industry group RenewableUK. They also set up an All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Role of the House of Lords, and an LGBTQIA+ campaign called Include Mx.