Sustainability is an enormous business prospect for Cargotec.
Cargotec’s sustainability work is based on a holistic and balanced approach, taking into account the aspects of environment, people and society, and governance. By being a 1.5 degree company, we strive to create value for all stakeholders. We sense the urgency of climate action and consider the transformation towards a sustainable world as a major phenomenon that will change the whole industry.
We support transformation into a fair and prosperous society. With our purpose – smarter cargo flow for a better everyday – we drive resource efficiency in our industry, in order to reach a low-carbon economy and thus turn environmental challenges into opportunities. Our climate ambition can only be achieved via inclusive cooperation with all the participants in the value chain. Making the transition just and inclusive for all ties the social and good governance aspects into our climate ambition.
The consequences of climate change are not only environmental, but there are also significant financial and social impacts. To ensure financial stability and global wellbeing also for future generations, it is our obligation to act on climate now.
We are committed to the principles of sustainable development and we honour our international commitments which include - OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, International Labour Organization, United Nations (UN) Universal Declaration of Human Rights, United Nations’ Global Compact, the Sustainable Development Goals and the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. We are showing our commitment to climate action by being a part of the Science Based Targets initiative and the UN Global Compact’s Business ambition for 1.5°C campaign. All external initiatives we endorse are listed under GRI 102-12.