CO2 concentration in the atmosphere has been rising at a rapid rate. As per the numbers quoted, the concentration has surpassed the safest upper limit suggested by the scientists. CO2 is a green-house gas and is partially responsible for global warming. With the current rate of emissions, it poses a threat to the planet's future and prosperity. Transportation contributes 30% of the overall CO2 emissions. Companies that use transportation are taking sustainability initiatives to reduce the emissions. This project documented some of the sustainability practices followed by the companies currently. It was found that the practices followed three general methods to reduce the emissions.


Sustainability, Logistics Sustainability, Sustainability Practices, Industrial Sustainability Practices

Date of this Version



Technology, Leadership and Innovation

Department Head

Ragu Athinarayanan

Degree Type

Directed Project

Head of Graduate Program

Kathryne Newton

Advisor 1 or Chair of Committee

Edie Schmidt

Committee Member 1

Donald Buskirk

Committee Member 2

Mat Sutton