UNDP and DHL Supply Chain Thailand Sign MoU to Reaffirm Joint Commitment to Driving Sustainable Future
November 22, 2022
Bangkok, November 23, 2022 — United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and DHL Supply Chain Thailand signed a Memorandum of Understanding to frame its collaboration aimed at introducing new business practices that are aligned and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. Under this strategic partnership, the parties will launch various green initiatives to support stakeholders, local communities, and the country on a mission to make growth greener, more inclusive and sustainable.
“Our role is to help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) including through a people-centered and green economy. UNDP is delighted to deepen our partnership with DHL Supply Chain Thailand,” said Renaud Meyer, UNDP Resident Representative to Thailand. “It takes collaborative efforts to build a sustainable future for the generations to come. The private sector is recognized as an instrumental partner in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an urgent call to action to protect the planet and its people. The sector creates jobs, provides services that tackle pressing challenges, and drives economic growth. As such, private companies take center stage in the battle against climate change.”
Under the new agreement, UNDP and DHL Supply Chain Thailand will leverage each other’s strengths to introduce innovative green logistics solutions. The goal is to make supply chains more resilient and inclusive, in alignment with the SDGs.
As the world’s leading contract logistics company, DHL Supply Chain has taken it upon itself to make sustainability its top priority. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of environmentally optimized logistics solutions that can minimize carbon emissions including electric vehicles, alternative energy, smart metering systems, and eco-friendly packaging.
On the meaningful collaboration, Steve Walker, Chief Executive Officer of DHL Supply Chain Thailand Cluster, said, “As a longstanding partner of the United Nations, Deutsche Post DHL Group is committed to strongly support the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and it is our honor to be able to join forces with UNDP in Thailand. This partnership is another significant step forward in our pledge to reduce all logistics-related emissions to zero by 2050. As a global logistics leader, we aim to connect people and improve their lives – and we believe protecting our planet for future generations is an integral part of that. Together with our valuable partners, we can make an even greater impact on sustainable development.”
DHL Supply Chain provides high quality operational excellence by operating on a foundation of trust, transparency, and compliance. By keeping its people at the heart of the business, DHL Supply Chain Thailand has been recognized as a Great Place To Work®, an acknowledgment of the company’s dedication to employee engagement, for two consecutive years. DHL will continue to develop an inclusive workplace with respect culture where employees are motivated to work and recognized for their individuality.
For press release in Thai, please read here.
DHL – The logistics company for the world
DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 380,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global sustainable trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, engineering, manufacturing & energy, auto-mobility and retail, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”.
DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 81 billion euros in 2021. With sustainable business practices and a commitment to society and the environment, the Group makes a positive contribution to the world. Deutsche Post DHL Group aims to achieve net zero-emissions logistics by 2050.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
UNDP is the leading United Nations organization in fighting to end the injustice of poverty, inequality, and climate change. Working with our broad network of experts and partners in 170 countries, we help nations to build integrated, lasting solutions for people and planet.
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DHL Supply Chain Thailand
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