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SUSTAINABILITY

Setting standards and acting sustainably

Our commitment at a glance

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Our activities – Environment

Hamburg Süd has set binding and measurable environmental targets. Our focus is on energy efficiency in daily operations and on reducing emissions. We’re keeping an eye on both avoiding oil spills and protecting the oceans and endangered species.

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Our activities – Social

We take our social responsibility to our employees and to society seriously. Our core issues in this regard are occupational health and safety, equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and training and personal development.

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Our activities – Economics

Hamburg Süd strives for stable economic development over the long term, and customer relationships with a spirit of partnership. High standards for compliance, fighting corruption, and data protection are just as critical to achieving this as the high quality of our services.

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The Hamburg Süd Sustainability Report

The Hamburg Süd Group reports on its sustainability record in compliance with the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). In addition to detailed information, the report includes the full scope of figures regarding the company and the main sustainability issues.

Sustainability Report 2014/2015 (PDF, 7 MB)
Supplement to Sustainability Report (PDF, 28 KB)

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Guidelines for our actions

Our sustainability policy is anchored in the principles of our social and environmental responsibility; our Safety, Environmental, and Quality Policy; and our Code of Conduct.

Principles of social and ecological responsibility (PDF, 228 KB)
Safety, Environmental, and Quality Policy (PDF, 725 KB)
Code of Conduct for Suppliers (PDF, 15 KB)

Sustainability at sea and on land

Do you have any further questions?

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Feel free to contact us:

Dr. Frank Dubielzig
Environmental Officer
+49 40 37050
sustainability@hamburgsud.com

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