A changing world

Changing world

A.P. Moller - Maersk has been instrumental in driving growth and opportunity through connecting economies and communities for over a century. We plan to still be doing so in another 100 years from now. However, the way we fill that role will look different in the future. We find ourselves in changing circumstances. Global events, mega trends and broad societal change have affected the course of global development faster than most of the world imagined possible only five years ago. A changing world brings changing expectations for business, adding up to a new role for the private sector in general and large businesses in particular. This is evident in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which express the global community’s most important priorities for the future. They also express what is increasingly expected of businesses: To work in partnerships to create solutions that contribute to developing a more sustainable and inclusive world.

Read more on pages 6-21 of our Sustainability Report 2017