Sustainability at Eimskip

Eimskip has for over a century offered reliable transportation services and the company’s vision is excellence in transportation solutions and services. Eimskip focuses on creating shared value for its shareholders, customers, employees, society and other stakeholders.

Eimskip's sustainability policy is based on guidelines from the Nasdaq ESG Reporting Guide. The company's sustainability policy ​is divided into three focus areas; environmental, social, and governance and was last updated in 2022.

Sustainability Policy 2023 (1)

ESG strategy

In 2023 Eimskip introduced new ESG strategy and accelerated target regarding reducing greenhouse gas emissions and achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions in 2040. The goal are centralized around the Company’s sustainable risk with regards to Environment, Social and Governance.

00. ESG Target 2023 Final Version (1)

Global compact

Eimskip is a participant in the UN Global Compact, which is the United Nation’s initiative for social responsibility concerning human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.

Eimskip has, through its participation, committed to conducting its operations so that the ten fundamental goals of the UN Global Compact will be integrated into the company‘s strategy, culture, and daily activities. The company has also committed to advocating for the UN Global Compact and its ten fundamental goals, where possible, and announce annually how the implementation will progress.

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Festa - center for social responsibility and sustainability

Eimskip is a member of Festa - center for social responsibility and sustainability. Festa serves as a leading educator and a catalyst for social responsibility in Iceland and a bridge-builder between the public and private sector as well as different stakeholders to enable sustainability and social responsibility to be mainstreamed into how we do business and build our future. 

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ESG guidance

Eimskip works according to instructions from Nasdaq. The ESG contains 30 standards that facilitate clear and accessible disclosure of information regarding the environment, social, and governance.

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