Progress, actions and ambitions
A.P. Moller - Maersk is committed to ensuring that our business practices are safe, responsible and transparent. In line with our materiality analysis, we focus our reporting on responsible business practices on 11 issues.
We work on these issues by managing risk as well as by living up to the responsibility defined by our Core Values and the principles of the UN Global Compact on human rights, labour rights, environment and anti-corruption.
The issue of personal safety for our employees sits above all other responsibilities we have. In 2018, our approach to safety underwent a thorough review and renewal.
Air emissions: SOx and NOx
We strive to minimise our operations’ negative impact on the natural environment and are committed to full compliance with regulatory demands.
Large-scale oil spills may have long-lasting impacts on human health and the environment. Spill incidents also have the potential to cause severe injuries and fatalities.
Over the past three years, we have managed to decrease facilitation payments by 99,97% on our own vessels.
We engage with approximately 3,000 suppliers through due diligence such as audits, self-assessments, documentation reviews and improvement plans.
We work to ensure that we prevent and address adverse human rights impacts associated with our business activities.
Through our Global Employee Relations programme we work to ensure that we uphold internationally recognised standards across our worldwide operations.
Diversity and inclusion
We continue our efforts to building inclusive leadership capabilities and engaging our employees on the diversity and inclusion agenda.
We are committed to being a compliant and accountable tax payer with responsible and transparent tax practices.
As part of the Logistics Emergency Team, we provide emergency responses to complex humanitarian crises and natural disasters.
As a citizen of the oceans, we will contribute to protecting the health of oceans, and continuously reduce our own impacts.