We will unlock growth for society and Maersk by enhancing our CO2-efficiency and promoting efficient supply chains and infrastructure.
We will unlock growth for society and Maersk by improving conditions for businesses and industries to participate in global trade.
With safety, we all work towards a common goal.
We are dedicated to reducing our impact on the environment.
We have zero tolerance towards corrupt behaviour and participate actively in the fight against corruption.
Taking action to integrate social responsibility into our business practices.
Continuous improvement in suppliers’ relations.
Maersk has chosen to no longer stand passively on the other side of the gate of the ship yard but instead engage directly where the majority of ships are dismantled. This is why we have initiated a collaboration with shipyards in India.
As world leaders talk climate change solutions at COP22 in Marrakesh, the maritime industry looks set to intensify discussions on determining shipping’s fair share of reducing carbon emissions. Raising the ambition for global regulation remains crucial to ensure shipping’s contribution to reach the Paris Agreement’s goal of staying below 2°C temperature rise.
When Hurricane Matthew struck, Maersk acted quickly to safeguard personnel through its emergency response plan, and today contributes to the ongoing emergency relief for Haiti.
We aim to provide our stakeholders with a balanced view of our position and performance.
Read about our strategy, our impact and our positions.
We have been fortunate to receive a number of prestigious awards for our work with sustainability.
Successful resolution of sustainability issues will rarely occur through the power of the individual company, state, NGO alone. Only when joining forces can significant change take place and alter the premises and solutions space for those involved.
Established partnerships may break down traditional barriers of competition or opposition, when partners come together to explore how they can join forces to achieve an ambitious target.
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The Logistics Emergency Teams (LET) is a partnership between the UN World Food Programme and three companies – Maersk, Agility, and UPS, facilitated by the World Economic Forum. In the event of a large scale natural disaster, LET provides emergency support in the form of logistics.
Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is a global business network promoting good corporate practice in the maritime industry for tackling bribes, facilitation payments, and other forms of corruption.
The Trident Alliance is a coalition of shipping owners and operators, who share a common interest in robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations, collaborating to help bring it about.
The Joint Shipping Initiative is made up of Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena and Japanese shipping companies NYK, MOL and “K” Line – funds a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project to improve the lives of Somalis and security for seafarers.
The Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) is a business-to-business initiative made up of leading cargo carriers and their customers, dedicated to environmental performance improvement in marine container transport through measurement, evaluation, and reporting on cargo-related emissions.
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global standard for the governance of a country’s oil, gas and mineral resources, implemented by governments, in collaboration with companies and civil society.
Forum for the Future’s Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) is a coalition of 19 leading companies from across the industry NGOs Forum for the Future and WWF. The coalition works to achieve a vision of a shipping industry that is both profitable and sustainable by 2040.
World Ocean Council is a cross-sectorial industry alliance collaborating on stewardship of the world oceans, e.g. improving ocean science in support of safe and sustainable operations, engaging in ocean policy and planning, and developing science-based solutions to environmental challenges.
The UN Global Compact is a voluntary initiative promoting the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible and sustainable corporate policies and practices.
As member of the UN Global Compact LEAD, we are committed to continuously improving our sustainability performance. Our LEAD membership involves implementing the ten UN Global Compact Principles into strategies and operations, meeting the Global Compact’s 24 Advanced Level reporting criteria and taking action in support of broader UN goals and issues.
World Economic Forum is an international institution working to improve the state of the world through public-private cooperation. It works through high-level meetings, research networks and task forces, involving political, business, academic and other leaders in collaborative efforts to shape global agendas on global challenges.
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