Adani-Total Gas Enters Agreement to Support Flipkart in Decarbonizing its Supply Chain
In an announcement, Adani-Total Gas Ltd (ATGL) stated that a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with Flipkart to this effect. Adani Total Gas Ltd, India’s top city gas operator, signed an initial arrangement with the online retailer on Wednesday to help decarbonize its supply chain.
“Under the MoU, ATGL will work with Flipkart to support its vision to reduce carbon footprint in the primary, secondary and tertiary movements of goods between sourcing locations, warehouses, and customers. ATGL will provide decarbonizing solutions, aiding Flipkart’s journey to switch to cleaner fuel options, including natural gas, and the introduction of electric vehicles,” it said.
Across Flipkart’s entire supply chain in India, including warehouses and logistical locations, EV charging infrastructure will be installed by Adani TotalEnergies E-Mobility Limited (ATEL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of ATGL.
“This partnership will go a long way in decarbonizing the e-commerce logistics segment in the country, which accounts for more than 8 million shipments per day. With growth in the economy, this volume is only set to grow further and requires well thought of solutions to reduce associated carbon emissions.”
Co-sponsored by the Adani Group and TotalEnergies of France, ATGL is dedicated to developing India’s next-generation energy infrastructure in order to offer cleaner energy solutions to the country’s transportation, commercial, industrial, and residential sectors.
“We are fully committed to providing clean energy solutions to our customers and to help them achieve their decarbonization goals, thus actively contributing towards India’s climate action goals.”Suresh P Manglani, Executive Director & CEO of ATGL, said
“At Flipkart, we are committed to introducing solutions that help us move towards a sustainable future, such as integrating cleaner energy solutions and introduction of electric vehicles in our logistics.Hemant Badri, Senior Vice President and Head of Supply Chain, Customer Experience & Re-Commerce, Flipkart Group, said
“Through shared vision and collective action, we believe this collaboration with Adani Total Gas Limited will play an important role in supporting our efforts to achieve our net-zero goals and in catalyzing the complete electrification of our fleet, which is a key part of Flipkart’s larger sustainability vision.”