Acting and innovating to reduce emissions

In order to reduce the impact, Heppner invests in the most effective solutions to measure and manage its activities and to propose solutions: changes in the energy mix of its fleet, development of new urban mobility solutions, etc. As part of its progress approach, the Group is committed to transparency and cooperation with all its stakeholders throughout its value chain.

A.Measuring and monitoring carbon emissions

Equipping ourselves with the most effective tools and measuring our impact is the first essential step in a strategy to reduce carbon emissions. This is the process in which Heppner has been engaged since 2010 as part of its membership of the ADEME’s CO2 objective charter by carrying out reduction actions in 4 areas: vehicles, driving, transport optimisation and fuel.

CO2 EcoTransIT: promote the lowest emission solutions

Heppner is committed to its customers to:

  • measure2 emissions related to its transport services and make them available in real time at any time on the Heppner portal.
  • advise them in their choice of lower emission solutions.

In 2021, Heppner acquired the EcoTransIT solution, the world’s most widely used software for the integral calculation of transport chains (calculation of energy consumption, GHG emissions, air pollution agents). In line with current standards, this solution will be available to the group’s customers in the first half of 2022 and will make it possible to enhance the value of the alternative, lower-emission fleets that the group is deploying.

Solutions to reduce our emissions such as cargo tricycles.

CARBON DISCLOSURE PROJECT (CDP) reporting): Heppner listens to customer needs

In partnership with L’Oréal – which was already using the CDP framework – Heppner conducted its first assessment on this framework in 2019. This international organisation aggregates data – shared with and accessible by all – on the environmental performance of more than 12,000 companies and cities around the world (+30% by 2020). Contributors are given a score that allows them to situate themselves in their sector and encourages them to implement measures that have a positive impact on climate, biodiversity and water. Heppner moved from a D (2020) to a C (2021) rating, an outperformance of the sector average.

Results and areas for improvement CDP:

Heppner moved from a D (2020) to a C (2021) rating, an outperformance of the sector average.

Project in progress: refine the granularity of its carbon footprint accounting with

  • the integration of its subsidiaries
  • greater detail by activity (courier, chartering, OVS)
  • Measure reduction actions more accurately with the new EcoTransIT tracking tool.
  • the future implementation of a carbon offset and capture programme

B.Upgrade the vehicle fleet

C.Imagining new solutions

Other subjects covered in this pillar Environmental


Optimise energy consumption

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Reduce the impact on resources and preserve biodiversity

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