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SEMARNAT AND SCT ACKNOWLEDGE GRUPO BIMBO IN THE CLEAN TRANSPORT PROGRAM

Transporte Limpio es un programa nacional voluntario, desarrollado por la SCT y SEMARNAT, dirigido principalmente a empresas transportistas de carga y pasaje, tanto urbanas como foráneas, así como para empresas usuarias del servicio de carga

Through its participation in the program, the Company has reduced over 12 thousand tons of CO2 emissions since 2009, thus contributing with the reduction of the carbon footprint.

Mexico City, October 26, 2015.- Grupo Bimbo world leader in the baking industry, received today an award granted by the Environment and Natural Resources Ministry (SEMARNAT, for its acronym in Spanish), and the Communications and Transportation Ministry (SCT, for its acronym in Spanish) for the fourth consecutive year within the governmental Clean Transport Initiative, with an “Excellent Environmental Performance” assessment.

The event was attended by Dr. Patricia Martínez, General Manager of the Air Quality, Emissions and Pollutants Transference Registry; Leonardo Gómez, Director General of the National Association of Private Transportation; Rogelio Montemayor, of the National Chamber of Freight Trucking (CANACAR, for its acronym in Spanish); Claudio Gallegos, National Secretary of the National Confederation of Mexican Shippers (CONATRAM, for its acronym in Spanish); and Miguel Elizalde, President of the National Association of Buses, Trucks and Tractors Manufacturers (ANPACT, for its acronym in Spanish).

Since 2009, Grupo Bimbo participates in the Clean Transport Program, minimizing the environmental impact of its distribution operations, by incorporating new technologies and best practices that directly reduce emissions. This has allowed the Company to contribute with a 12 thousand tons reduction of its CO2 emissions, as well as an improvement in trailer trucks fuel efficiency and waste reduction.

Transporte Limpio Grupo Bimbo

Clean Transport is a voluntary national program, developed by SCT and SEMARNAT and mainly aimed at freight and passenger transport companies, both urban and out-of-town ones, as well as users of freight services. Among its main objectives is reducing fuel use, greenhouse gas emissions and shipping operation costs.

Leonel Carrasco, Grupo Bimbo Corporate Vehicles Vice-President, pointed out that: “From our beginning we have made it a point to take care for and preserve the environment, which is why we will continue to participate in this program, as well as in any other initiative that benefits our planet. Our participation in this program has eased our contribution to the reduction of the carbon footprint; it has also improved the fuel efficiency in our fleet of vehicles and waste reduction.

Transporte Limpio Grupo Bimbo