Environmental & Social considerations

Khmer Cold Chain is committed to developing Cambodian cold chain infrastructure and stimulating economic growth, improving supply chains and building market partnerships between developing countries and global markets. We are using the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a global blueprint for achieving a more sustainable future.


The activities of Khmer Cold Chain will be carried out in an environmentally conscious manner, with active efforts taken to mitigate environmental impact. All phases of the Project will include a series of mitigation measures intended to reduce environmental impact:
  • Construction Phase Mitigation Measures
  • Management of Ammonia Refrigerant Gas
  • Standard Solid Waste Management
  • Non-Standard Solid Waste Management
  • Facility Effluent Management
  • CO2 Mitigation and Ozone Depletion Mitigation
  • Environmental Management Systems


With increased awareness of issues such as global resource shortages and climate change, sustainability efforts are becoming more common in the temperature-controlled logistics industry. For Khmer Cold Chain, social sustainability requires integrating processes for improving the safety, health, and well-being of employees throughout the project life cycle.

An organization’s direct environmental impacts stem from inputs that increase waste during product

  • Gender equality
  • Labor security
  • Fair and equitable employee compensation
  • Competent personnel
  • Reputable sub-contractors
  • Company values
  • Respect 
  • Innovation 
  • Communication
  • Employee development
  • Integrity 
  • Professionalism 
  • Teamwork

InfraCo Asia - Developing sustainable infrastructure

Khmer Cold Chain is a project company of InfraCo Asia Development Pte Ltd (InfraCo Asia), on behalf of whom Infunde Development is developing the project.
Headquartered in Singapore, InfraCo Asia is a commercially managed infrastructure development and investment company of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG). InfraCo Asia invests and develops sustainable infrastructure projects that contribute to economic growth, social development and poverty reduction. InfraCo Asia is currently funded by four members of PIDG – the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands (DGIS), the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).
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