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BigBasket Unveils The Green Report 2022: Electric Delivery Fleet Saves 3.18 Lakh Trees Worth of CO2 Emissions in 2022

On the occasion of World Environment Day 2023, BigBasket, online grocery selling firm, shared the Green Report 2022, mentioning about its electric vehicles for delivery and organic products.

Aysha Anam
Representational image. (Photo Courtesy: Pexels)
Representational image. (Photo Courtesy: Pexels)

On the occasion of World Environment Day 2023, BigBasket (www.bigbasket.com), a TATA Enterprise, releases The Green Report 2022, showcasing its unwavering commitment to sustainability. The report reveals key insights and data that underscore BigBasket's dedication to environmental responsibility, sustainable practices, and initiatives for a greener future.

Electric Vehicles

One notable accomplishment highlighted in the report is BigBasket's utilization of electric delivery vehicles. As a pioneer in the electric vehicle revolution, the company's fleet of 5458 electric delivery vehicles successfully reduced 7012 tonnes of CO2 emissions in 2022. This reduction is equivalent to the impact of 3.18 lakh trees, demonstrating BigBasket's commitment to combatting climate change.

Moreover, BigBasket's solar power generation initiatives have yielded remarkable results. With 4,512k Wp panels installed atop 27 warehouses in 11 cities, the company generated a substantial 54,57,000 kWh of solar power in 2022, reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 1,670 tonnes. This achievement alone is equivalent to the positive impact of 76,000 trees.

Organic Products 

In addition to these efforts, BigBasket has actively supported organic farmers, supplying organic produce from 1,782 farmers in 2022. Through field geotagging, agricultural intelligence, and knowledge-sharing sessions, the company is driving the adoption of sustainable farming practices and working towards its vision of going 100% organic in the coming years.

Hari Menon, CEO & Co-founder of BigBasket, emphasized the company's commitment to responsible business practices, stating, "The right way to do business is by giving equal care to the environment as to customers and employees. Only then have you truly been responsible and fulfilled your duty to society. BigBasket's holistic approach, where environmental stewardship is seamlessly integrated into our business strategies, drives our mission for a sustainable and thriving world."

The Green Report 2022 highlights BigBasket's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and promoting sustainable practices across its operations. By focusing on wet and dry waste management, electric vehicles, solar power generation, supporting organic farmers, energy-efficient cooling, and rainwater harvesting, BigBasket continues to lead the way in fostering a greener, more sustainable future.

 

 

For more detailed information on BigBasket's sustainability initiatives and to access The Green Report 2022, please visit here.

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