GIEK collaborates with the UN to promote sustainable ocean business

GIEK is proud to be one of the participating members of the new UN Action Platform on Sustainable Ocean Business, along with other members such as DNB, NBIM, Equinor and ABN Ambro.

Photo: CEO Wenche Nistad and Head of Sustainability Team Kamil Zabielski at GIEK.

The platform will set a global framework for responsible business practices and sustainable growth in the ocean economy based on the UN sustainable development goals. The meeting at the UN will focus on establishing the ambitions and goals for the initiative and establishing concrete actions in various ocean industries such as shipping, aquaculture, fisheries, subsea mining, etc. The meeting will also addressing critical changes such as plastic pollution in the oceans and air emissions from vessels. GIEK has been asked to contribute with experience from standard setting in the financial sector and with our specific experience on due diligence in the ship building sector.

Read more about the new Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business