GERMAN toy manufacturer Schleich GmbH, a leading international provider of realistic animal figures, has decided to neutralise its entire sea freight CO2 footprint with the help of logistics giant Kuehne+Nagel.

Schleich CEO Dirk Engehausen said the “decisive factor was Kuehne+Nagel’s net zero carbon program, which sets new standards with CO2 neutral logistics”.

“We are pleased about this cooperation set on common values for the environment and people,” Mr Engehausen said.

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By choosing so-called “climate-friendly” sea freight connections and compensating the remaining emissions with CO2 certificates, the sea freight of the German toy manufacturer is shipped in a way that is considered climate-neutral.

K+N board member Otto Schacht, said the new partnership with Schleich showed that Kuehne+Nagel had its “finger on the pulse” with its net zero carbon program.

“Our ability to offer Schleich a coordinated package for the CO2 neutral handling of sea freight was decisive,” Mr Schacht said. “We are pleased to actively support Schleich in their ambitious climate goals.”

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