04 Jun 2024

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA, June 4, 2024—Global logistics company C.H. Robinson today issued its 2023 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report highlighting progress on the company’s ESG initiatives, including engaging with customers, carriers, employees and industry partners; and driving positive, lasting impact for local communities and our planet.

This year’s ESG report discloses several accomplishments, including:

  • Enhanced and expanded sustainability solutions in support of customers and carriers, such as the Navisphere® Insight CO2e Emissions lane analysis tool and newly launched Alternative Fuel Program
  • Became the first third-party logistics provider to adopt a new electronic bill of lading (eBOL) shipping document to boost efficiency and reduce errors for the less-than-truckload (LTL) sector
  • Announced the launch of touchless appointments, an industry-first technology that automates the pick-up and delivery of freight to create greater supply chain efficiencies
  • Further enabled the use of artificial intelligence (AI) across the company by establishing an AI Center of Excellence led by the newly created role of Vice President of AI
  • Supported the development of a book and claim chain of custody system in collaboration with Smart Freight Centre to accelerate decarbonization across the transportation industry
  • Launched a global diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy, "Be curious. Be brave. Be accountable." to further strengthen company-wide DEI efforts
  • Donated $4 million to 1,030 charities through the company and C.H. Robinson Foundation, making a difference in communities around the world

“Our ESG priorities reflect our business strategy and our commitment to building resilient supply chains, driving positive impact for our people and planet, and operating with the highest levels of integrity,” said Chief ESG and Human Resources Officer Angie Freeman. “We’re proud of our continued support of our customers, carriers, people, communities and planet as we drive long-term value for our company and stakeholders. With our talented team and industry-leading technology, we know there’s even more we can and will achieve.”

About C.H. Robinson
C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. With $22 billion in freight under management and 19 million shipments annually, we are one of the world’s largest logistics platforms. Our global suite of services accelerates trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With the combination of our multimodal transportation management system and expertise, we use our information advantage to deliver smarter solutions for more than 90,000 customers and 450,000 contract carriers on our platform. Our technology is built by and for supply chain experts to bring faster, more meaningful improvements to our customers’ businesses. As a responsible global citizen, we are also proud to contribute millions of dollars to support causes that matter to our company, our Foundation and our employees. For more information, visit us at www.chrobinson.com (Nasdaq: CHRW).