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SUSTAINABILITY

Our purpose
We connect the world, fostering inclusive social prosperity and economic growth, whilst respecting and nurturing the home we all share, our blue planet.

Enabling Sustainable Supply Chains

Our approach incorporates the Sustainable Development Goals into our business strategies and across our operations, guided by the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

MSC has a unique approach to sustainability, which is firmly embedded across our business
and reflected in all that we do.

We recognise the pivotal role we play in connecting the world, and our strong core values and long-term view drive our commitment to playing our part in creating a sustainable future. We take pride in acting responsibly, collaborating with others in search of solutions to address the global challenges of today and those that will impact our business in the years and decades to come.

As a global company with a clear purpose, MSC has a responsibility to help build a future where supply chains are both resilient and sustainable. We seek to act as a catalyst in accelerating the net-zero transition and contribute to an inclusive global trade system.

Our Sustainability Roadmap

At MSC we are committed to enabling sustainable and inclusive growth, and by achieving our Purpose we create value for all.

Connecting the world comes with a responsibility that goes beyond simply transporting cargo.

Through our Sustainability Roadmap we seek to play our part in building resilient supply chains, drawing on our solid foundations and creating value for our people, our customers, communities and the planet. Spanning MSC’s entire Cargo Division, our Roadmap and three priorities guide progress along our journey as we deliver on our sustainability commitments.

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Enabling Logistics Decarbonisation

Climate action is a global imperative, requiring collective action as we navigate our journey to net zero. MSC has a key role to play in decarbonising logistics, collaborating with others across the value chain to accelerate solutions at scale, while ensuring a just energy transition. As a key part of our customers’ supply chains, we see ourselves as partners in decarbonisation and enablers of their increasingly ambitious climate targets.

We enable logistics decarbonisation by aiming for carbon neutrality; supporting logistics transition solutions; and maintaining a focus on energy efficiency.

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Fostering Inclusive Trade

The global economy relies on transport and logistics to enable trade, generating growth and social prosperity. MSC is in a unique position to create value by connecting local communities, facilitating access to a global market and supporting customers through resilient and disruption-free supply chains.

 

We foster inclusive trade by contributing to economic growth; building resilience across the global value chain; and developing local capacity and know-how.

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Addressing Social Challenges

We live in an interconnected world where the business of global companies connects and brings prosperity to people and societies. Advancing human rights and ensuring a just transition to a zero-carbon economy are at the heart of MSC business. Our social impact extends beyond our diverse workforce and includes our business partners with whom we work to build a sustainable supply network.

 

We address social challenges by advancing human rights; promoting diversity, equity and inclusion; and engaging our supply chain.

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Or you can download our previous Sustainability Reports

  • 2021 Report
  • 2020 Report
  • 2019 Report
  • 2018 Report