MSC conducts business in a fair, ethical and responsible manner, promoting the respect of internationally recognised human rights and labour standards.
MSC is proud to facilitate and support global trade with integrity. The MSC Code of Business Conduct reflects these commitments and sets forth the common standards of responsible business conduct for MSC’ value and supply chains.
In all our operations and business undertakings, MSC complies at a minimum with all applicable national laws, rules and regulations of the countries of operation. Being part of the international shipping sector, which is one of the most regulated industries at the global level, MSC’s commitment to promote responsible and fair business practices adheres to and draws upon internationally recognised human rights and labour principles and standards. These include a wide range of international standards and requirements defined by maritime and labour conventions adopted at the international level by the United Nations.
MSC publishes every year a Modern Slavery Transparency Statement in line with Section 54 of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015. You may read our 2016,2017, 2018 statements to learn more on current practices and processes that MSC takes to mitigate the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking in its business activities and its supply chain.
In addition, MSC supports the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption.
As part of our wider approach to sustainability our Group values, MSC promotes equal employment opportunities both shipboard and ashore. We also invest in continuous training opportunities to improve the technical skills and expertise of our employees all around the world.
Supporting Humanitarian Relief Efforts
Effective logistics systems are central to delivering emergency relief. As a family company and one that has lived off the sea for over 300 years, we are fully committed to supporting both immediate and longer-term relief and recovery efforts in the most vulnerable communities.