Policy for the “Green Strategy”
Americold’s “Green Initiative” is defined as “ being environmentally sound or beneficial, in
reducing the consumption of natural resources by conserving, reusing, recycling, and increasing
To insure that the associates and management of Americold Logistics understand
the policy of the company is to promote and maintain a culture that supports “Green”
behavior in all it’s activities.
Senior Managements Commitment:
The Senior Management of Americold Logistic understands the importance of being a
responsible corporate citizen in caring for and respecting the environment as it relates to all
company activities and initiatives. In addition, the full support for this initiative
is mandated by the CEO to all levels of Americold management and associates.
Initiatives included in Americold “Green Strategy” are, but not limited to, the following
- Electrical energy
- Natural Gas
- Recyclable materials
- Responsible Chemical Management
Since Americold Logistic consumes over 700 million kWh of electrical energy annually the
reduction of waste and the improvement in effiency is the number one initiative for all levels of
management and associates.
However, water and natural gas are important resources and a concise effort by all must also be
made to insure that waste is reduced and efficiencies are improved here as well.
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All levels of management and associates are required to do their part in reducing the waste of the
above utilities and to participant in the programs and initiatives that are aimed at waste reduction
and efficiency improvement.
Recycling is a very key portion of Americold’s “Green Strategy” and each General Manager and
Department Head have the responsibility of putting recycling programs in place and insuring that
they are properly maintained. The f