"Addressing scope 3 emissions is fundamental for companies to realize credible climate change commitments and is mandatory for all members of Race to Zero. It lets customer-facing sectors use their influence to speed and support rapid decarbonization throughout the economy," says Nigel Topping, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change High-Level Champion.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted supply chains in many ways. One of the most striking consequences has been the large number of containers sitting on land, waiting to be transported to their final destinations.
With supply chain congestion and widespread delays in the container trades currently being experienced, abandoned cargo is likely to cause headaches for many stakeholders, including ports and terminals, forwarders and logistics companies, and, of course, carriers.