Since the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nation in 2016, Austrian Post took measures to mark their achievement. Among others, these goals encompass environmental protection, human rights, anti-corruption and labour laws.
Austrian Post contributes to reaching goal number seven “Affordable and Clean Energy”. For example, Austrian Post has already been procuring its entire electricity needs from renewable energy sources since 2012. Since 2017 it has exclusively used electricity from renewable energy sources in Austria. Furthermore, Austrian Post is operating three photovoltaic plants with more than 9,000 m² surface area.
Austrian Post increasingly relies on alternative driving systems in its delivery operations, and once again expanded its fleet of e-vehicles in 2018. The energy demand of the 1,592 e vehicles is provided by the electricity produced from the company’s own photovoltaic plants. With clean solar energy, free of greenhouse gas emissions and its e-vehicle fleet Austrian Post thereby helps to also achieve SDG number thirteen “Climate Action”.
In total, the actions carried out by Austrian Post contribute towards achieving eleven of the 17 UN SDGs goals. By implementing these measures, the company takes over social responsibility and contributes to achieving a sustainable future worth living. Moreover, it ensure the sustainable orientation of business activities.