GREEN BAY, Wis.– As part of its second annual corporate responsibility report, Schneider announced plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the company’s overall impact on the environment, along with other initiatives.
“We recognize the importance of having a positive impact and sharing our process toward our ESG (environmental, social and governance) goals,” said Schneider President and CEO Mark Rourke. “This year’s report highlights our continued dedication to our core values and making meaningful change that will impact our associates, communities and stakeholders.”
Key highlights from the 2021 Schneider Corporate Responsibility Report include:
- Sustainability — Schneider officials say they have achieved more than half of the company’s 2025 emissions goals and in 2021 announced the addition of 62 Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 electric trucks.
- Enabling efficiency for customers — Schneider works with customers to review network optimization, reduce empty miles, consolidate freight and pick the right mode of transportation.
- Corporate culture and a continued focus on safety as a number one priority — Schneider officials say they are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where associates are respected and valued by expanding recruiting practices, promoting associate well-being and focusing on career advancement and retention. The company also announced that the number of women in leadership and driver roles increased in 2021.
- Community engagement and giving — Through the Schneider Foundation, the company donated more than $2.25 million in grants to support local communities in 2021. The company’s DEI grant program, which kicked off in 2020, provided funding for diversity recruitment initiatives and partnerships with two Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Prairie View A&M and North Carolina A&T.
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