OOCL First Carrier to Win Environmental Leadership Award
The Honorable Mr. Wong Kam-sing, Secretary for the Environment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (third from the left) presenting the Gold Award to Ms. Carrie Lee, Group Treasurer of OOCL (first from the left) at the awards ceremony. Image courtesy of OOCL.
The OOCL has become the first carrier in the transportation and logistics industry to receive the Gold Award at the 2017 BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards.
The award aims to acknowledge outstanding participating organizations for their efforts in promoting the environment and low-carbon practices in the manufacturing and services sector based in Hong Kong and the Pan Pearl River Delta region.
The OOCL has made considerable efforts to address global environmental challenges, including cutting-edge ballast management and treatment programs, and advanced green features on their latest megaship — the OOCL Hong Kong.
The OOCL has also introduced a Carbon Calculator, allowing customers to measure the CO2 emissions on their supply chains to choose the best shipping routes.
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OOCL Group Treasurer, Ms. Carrie Lee, said: “This is a remarkable milestone for OOCL to win Gold for the first time and we are very honoured to be selected among over 600 eligible applicants participating in the 2017 awards program.
“As a home carrier in Hong Kong with a global business footprint, we are very proud to do our part protecting the environment in the communities where we operate and to help set an example for other like-minded organizations to also contribute to environmental sustainability.
“Moving forward, OOCL will continue to grow our business responsibly while achieving the highest levels of operational excellence."