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LR HELPS FORM UNíS SUSTAINABLE OCEAN PRINCIPLES

Monday, September 23, 2019 

Lloydís Register has signed the United Nations Global Compact, Sustainable Ocean Principles, which calls on companies around the world to commit to securing a healthy and productive ocean.

By signing up to the principles, LR commits to taking action to prevent pollution, manage use of marine resources to ensure long-term sustainability and be transparent about ocean-related activities and impacts

LR was a contributor to the development of the Sustainable Ocean Principles along with stakeholders from the private sector, NGOs, academic institutions and UN agencies.

Alastair Marsh, CEO, LR, said: “I am proud that Lloyd’s Register is an early signatory of the principles, and a founding member of the United Nations Global Compact Sustainable Ocean Business Action Platform.  We anticipate supporting our clients and partners in their future adoption”.

In addition, LR is a signatory to the Getting to Zero Coalition, a powerful alliance representing senior leaders within the maritime, energy, infrastructure and finance sectors, supported by decision-makers from government and International Government Organisations aiming for shipping’s decarbonisation with the mutual goal of having commercially viable zero emission vessels operating along deep sea trade routes by 2030.

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