Foodpanda collaborates with the Ministry of Climate Change to launch the first e-bikes for e-commerce
Foodpanda, one of the leading e-commerce companies in Pakistan, today became the first e-commerce player in Pakistan to launch e-bikes on its platform for delivery people.
As part of the groundbreaking initiative, which is being undertaken in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Climate Change, foodpanda handed over the first set of e-bikes to its riders at a ceremony held in Islamabad – attended by Malik Amin Aslam – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change.
The initiative reaffirms foodpanda’s commitment to working towards environmental sustainability. foodpanda has partnered with Jolta Electric to scale e-bikes on its platform and will also explore funding opportunities with various banks to support its riders.
Malik Amin Aslam, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change, said on the occasion, “This partnership aims to foster a culture of environmental well-being, in line with the Prime Minister’s Clean Green Pakistan initiative.
As the number of delivery people has increased considerably, this will be the first practical action of this type. Needless to say, this is a collective action approach and will pave the way for other actors to take this as an example and follow suit.