TotalEnergies has joined IRU, the International Road Transport Union as a new corporate member. last week, the addition of Amazon to the members’ list was announced. According to the official communications, TotalEnergies has joined IRU to work with the road transport sector on environmental matters, such as the EU’s Fit for 55 package and IRU’s Green Compact.
Talking about IRU, Director EU Advocacy and General Delegate of the Permanent Delegation to the EU at IRU, Raluca Marian, will participate in the awarding ceremony of the Sustainable Truck of the Year 2023, next Thursday at 8pm CET: here’s the link!
Founded in 1924, TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company that is present in more than 130 countries, with nearly 16,000 service stations. The company has a new ambition of becoming a major player in the energy transition, and is engaged in reaching net zero by 2050, together with society. Over recent years, TotalEnergies has initiated a transition towards renewable energies, such as solar, sustainable biofuels and electricity from mostly renewable sources. In 2021, investments in renewables and electricity accounted for 25% of the company’s investments.
TotalEnergies joins IRU in view of sustainability path
TotalEnergies supports the pledges made by nations worldwide to combat global warming as part of the Paris Agreement. Within the EU, TotalEnergies supports the Fit for 55 package, particularly several key components that are aligned with its strategy and positions, including the deployment of charging stations and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure, as well as the development of low-carbon and renewable fuels for the transport industry.