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Amazon, IKEA, Patagonia and 20+ major brands launch initiative to accelerate the transition to zero-emission fuels
September 13, 2023 — Today, the Zero Emission Maritime Buyers Alliance (ZEMBA) announced a Request for Proposals (RfP) for 600,000 20-foot containers (TEUs) over a 3-year period on ocean vessels powered by zero-emission fuels. The mission of ZEMBA is to accelerate commercial deployment of zero-emission shipping, by leveraging companies’ collective buying power to accelerate the zero-emission vessel market and realize the ambition of zero-emission ocean shipping by 2040. 
Inaugural Report Card on Ocean Ship Pollution: Major Retailers, Ocean Carrier Lines Earn Failing Grades
August 3, 2023 — A report card released today by the Ship It Zero campaign reveals that few retailers and carrier lines are tracking their devastating climate change emissions from global ocean shipping. Additionally, few carriers are taking the necessary steps to decarbonize their shipping fleets in the face of the climate change crisis and are failing to limit shipping emissions to keep in the range of a 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees F) global temperature rise. The shipping industry is failing to do its part to address the climate crisis, and today’s report card puts retailers and carrier lines on notice to clean up their shipping problem.