Intelligent transport concepts, eco-friendly mobility, paperless offices, energy efficient cold storage and solar energy – also in logistics, the development of new technologies and services is bringing many innovative solutions for more sustainable production. Companies, institutions and public bodies are thus enabled contribute to the preservation of our natural resources and to take social responsibility for staff and society.
The Logistics Initiative Hamburg was established in 2006 by the Hamburg State Ministry for Economic and Labour Affairs in conjunction with leading companies and institutions to strengthen the city’s position as a top class logistics hub in northern Europe. The Initiative promotes innovative sustainable projects and practices in the logistics sector. Now in its ninth year, the Hanse Globe award recognises innovative sustainable logistics projects that benefit the environment and society as a whole.
An expert jury of representatives of logistics, industry, trade, the environment, the media and academia will evaluate the submitted projects by the candidates along a set of criteria. Jury members of the Hanse Globe 2015 among others Prof Dr Uwe Clausen, Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML), Prof Dr Maximilian Gege from the German working group of the Association for Environmental Management Hamburg, and Birgit Heitzer, head of logistics REWE Group.
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