Major e-commerce companies failed to meet net zero-emission targets: Study

Business Standard | Dec 9, 2021 at 1:00 AM
  • When there is an increasing demand for global brands and companies to aggressively make zero or net zero emission commitments at an accelerated pace to meet the global 1.5 degrees Celsius target, majority of the companies surveyed in the last mile delivery sector have weak commitments in India, a latest study has found out.
  • The report points out that companies such as Flipkart and Amazon have announced that they would have 2,000 and 1,800 electric vehicles in their fleets by 2021, respectively, but do not specify how this relates to the overall size of their fleets.
  • Walmart has only reported on pilot programmes and hasn’t provided any data on the current use of electric vehicles on a broader scale.