Aegean Shipping announces the publication of its first ESG report
Aegean Shipping Management , today is proud to announce the publication of its first Annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) report, for the year 2019, developed by considering the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) for Marine transportation.
The ESG report outlines our Company’s ESG strategy and approach towards achieving the 2050 objectives of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), actual performance compared to previous years and industry benchmarks and future targets on material Environmental, Social and Governance issues.
Mr. George Melissanidis, Aegean Shipping Chairman, emphasized: “ We are proud of the commitment and professionalism of our seafarers, shore employees and executives as we are always striving to ensure a safe, secure and fair working environment and promote diversity and professional development. We make this report publicly available in order to increase transparency and meet the expectations of our stakeholders. In the near future we plan to increase our ESG disclosures and to undertake additional targets, in the context of our commitment for continuous improvement and sustainable growth over the long term.”