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Climate Terminology – A Guide Through the Jungle of Concepts

Climate Neutrality can be reached by reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as much as possible, and compensating the remaining emissions through carbon avoidance  Net Zero goes a step further: it is achieved through neutralizing the amount of unavoidable GHG released through carbon removal and insetting Zero Emissions means truly no emissions – avoiding all GHG

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New Series D Funding Raises Company Valuation to $2.1 Billion

Forto Announces New Investment of $250 Million to Accelerate International Expansion and Broadening of Product Offering   Berlin – 7 March 2022 – Forto, a leading provider of digitized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has raised $250 Million in a pre-emptive Series D investment round led by Disruptive. Also participating

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Current Impairments Due to the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

News Update – 03.03.2022 Following the latest developments around the current situation undergoing in Ukraine and neighbouring affected countries, these are the latest updates.   Air Freight: Ukraine and Moldova airspaces are closed to all commercial airlines Over 35 countries, including the US, EU nation block and Canada, have banned Russian airlines from flying in

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A growing market: Why is the demand for carbon offsetting on the rise?

Offsetting projects reduce, avoid or capture greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Their impact is quantified and projects can sell carbon credits to companies that choose to compensate for their emissions. Since COP26 in November 2021 the demand for voluntary carbon credits has seen an unprecedented increase. The rising demand for carbon credits is not a

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Making an impact for planet, people & profit #Fortomorrow

As a child, Nina Göntgen-Voss dreamt of one day looking after the health and welfare of animals. While there’s not much call for veterinary skills in her position as Director of Sustainability at Forto, she is indirectly endeavoring to make the world a better place for all its inhabitants. She embraces her role with dedication

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UN Climate Conference (COP26) and its Outcomes for Logistics

We are facing a global climate emergency today. All around the world, climate catastrophes such as storms, floods and wildfires are intensifying. Actions must be taken, urgently. In 2015, when the Paris Agreement was signed, almost 200 countries agreed to work together to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees and aim for 1.5

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Rollback faster without deploy access!

Announcing Forto’s open-source project helm-rollback-web Wouldn’t it be great if product managers/owners had the ability to hit the rollback button themselves if they realise the release their team did had unintended consequences? How about the developers themselves? Not the on-call dev, but any developer who saw the problem and could confirm it was because of

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Automated Versioning of Terraform Modules with GitHub Actions, SemVer Style

Co-authored with the amazing Daniel Lamando   Intro Using modules to keep your Terraform code DRY is very common, but figuring out the best way to release and distribute these modules isn’t always easy. We at Forto quickly faced this struggle, as more of the organization adopted Terraform to describe their infrastructure with code. In fact, keen-eyed

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