Driving for Conservation: Jetco Delivers $1 Per Load With Texan by Nature Partnership
The donation catalyzes the recognition of Texas companies committed to conservation
AUSTIN, TX — Jetco announced today a partnership with Texan by Nature (TxN) to drive industry leadership in conservation and environmental sustainability. With Drive for Conservation, Jetco will donate $1 per load delivered each month through 2023 and beyond. This partnership catalyzes Texan by Nature’s mission, including the 2023 Texan by Nature 20 (TxN 20), an official ranking of companies with Texas operations and tangible commitments to conservation. The collaboration establishes a dynamic platform for sharing best practices, innovative solutions, and impactful commitments that deliver positive outcomes for people, prosperity, and natural resources in Texas.
While freight transportation is essential for global trade, Jetco recognizes the urgent need for implementing sustainable solutions and innovative strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Using Smart Fleet Management, Jetco weaves sustainability into route planning, fuel efficiency, operations, and company culture. By elevating the importance of sustainability across all sectors, including this partnership with Texan by Nature, Jetco acts as an example for moving toward a sustainable future, with businesses of all sizes joining the cause.
“Spurred on by our clients’ sustainability initiatives and with their ongoing support, we’re excited to announce our $1 per load Drive for Conservation with Texan by Nature. It is a significant step towards making a lasting impact on our environment and communities,” said Kyle Kristynik, President at Jetco. “With our investment in the TxN 20, we hope to amplify cross-industry innovations and actions that will inspire and propel businesses toward a sustainable future.”
The prestigious TxN 20 list will be released in the fall of 2023 for its third consecutive year.
“We are thrilled to join forces with Jetco to recognize Texas businesses committed to conservation,” said Joni Carswell, CEO and President at Texan by Nature. “With our partnership, we aim to celebrate tangible efforts and showcase data-backed examples of sustainability across various industry sectors. We believe this collaboration will help inspire and catalyze cross industry action in conservation.”
To select the TxN 20, TxN conducts independent research across 2,000+ of Texas’ publicly traded and private companies for 12 industry sectors. Key scoring criteria include: stated commitment to conservation, reported metrics related to conservation, measured investment in conservation, reported Return on Conservation, positive conservation impact on land, water, wildlife, people, waste, energy, as well as focus on operations such as infrastructure, production and supply chain, employee engagement, and more. Each year, an esteemed selection committee of top industry leaders is formed to evaluate the top 60 companies and select the final honorees for the TxN 20.
Since 1976, Jetco has partnered with sophisticated shippers and intermediaries to meet their trucking and freight brokerage needs throughout the Gulf Coast. Through its family of companies, Jetco provides intermodal, open deck, heavy haul, dry van, asset-backed freight brokerage, and warehousing services. Headquartered in Houston, Jetco maintains an office in Dallas and terminals in Pasadena, Freeport and Dallas.
Jetco is a part of The GTI Group, a Canadian-based specialized transport company providing integrated logistics and transportation services, including asset-based trucking, freight brokerage, air and ocean services, and warehousing and storage. For more information, visit www.thegtigroup.com.
About Texan by Nature
Texan by Nature (TxN) unites conservation and business leaders who believe Texas’ prosperity is dependent on the conservation of its natural resources. TxN, founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, acts as an accelerator for conservation groups and a strategic partner for business. TxN supports 140+ conservation organizations and has accelerated projects and programs that have impacted 7 million-plus people, 20 million acres, and all of Texas’ 254 counties Get involved and learn more at www.texanbynature.org and follow us on Facebook @TexanbyNature, Twitter @TexanbyNature, and Instagram @texanbynature for the latest.
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