It is a course of small but decisive steps to steer museums and the art industry onto the path of climate neutrality. The path Hasenkamp is taking is shown by the company at the event series The Green Museum.
Cologne/Frechen, 28 September 2023 – As a traditional and sustainably ambitious company in the art industry, Hasenkamp participates in the event series Das grüne Museum. The company presents environmentally friendly measures for more sustainable art logistics with a focus on carbon calculations of transports and gives insight into innovative packaging systems and its geothermally operated art storage facilities. The events organized by Deutsche Kongress in Berlin, Cologne and Munich serve as a platform for exchange between museums, business, administration, science and research - basis for jointly setting the course for a sustainable future.
Recognize and accept challenges
Ecological transformation in museums and repositories is more urgent than ever. In light of global climate challenges, it is essential to integrate sustainable practices into all aspects of art and culture operations. Hasenkamp, with decades of experience in the international logistics sector, meets the challenges with practical solutions for environmentally friendly art logistics.
"Art logistics is facing enormous challenges. Our goal is not only to draw attention to these challenges, but also to offer concretely implementable solutions that can change the cultural business sustainably," says Roman Wisst, responsible for the topics sustainability, energy and quality at Hasenkamp.
Shaping tomorrow today
Hasenkamp's participation underlines the company's commitment to sustainable art logistics. With a deep understanding of the needs of the art industry, Hasenkamp offers customized, secure and sustainable logistics solutions that help improve the carbon footprint of museums and depots. With ISO-certified environmental and energy management as well as DIN-standards for the preservation of cultural heritage, Hasenkamp is positioning its art logistics today with an eye to the future. Hasenkamp invests and optimizes and thus shows that a more sustainable art transport is already possible today.
Background: The green museum
This fall, The green Museum event series discusses the urgency of ecological transformation and the realization of a Green New Deal for museums and depots. It offers a unique opportunity to learn about current climate protection goals, hazard assessments, and new sustainability concepts for everyday museum and depot operations.
More information about the event is available here: Das grüne Museum
The logistics company Hasenkamp, founded in 1903, is managed in the 5th generation by its owners Hans Ewald Schneider and Dr. Thomas Georg Schneider and by Ralf Ritscher. In addition to its headquarters on the Cologne city border in Frechen, the family-owned company has more than 40 locations worldwide. Around 1,000 employees lend a hand when it comes to planning, transport and storage of sensitive and valuable goods. Today, tradition and innovation at Hasenkamp are based on a regularly audited DIN and ISO certified quality, environmental and energy management process. This points the company's way into a sustainable future. Hasenkamp divides its activities into four business units: Fine Art, Relocation, Archive Depot and Final Mile Services.