From among the companies that disclosed their climate change information in response to a questionnaire sent from CDP on behalf of 525 institutional investors with total assets of over US$96 trillion, 179 companies whose measures against climate change such as emissions reduction activities in the reported year were regarded as outstanding were recognised in the A List last year. Japanese companies number 38 among these and only six companies were selected for more than four consecutive years."In our medium-term management plan, we have set ESG (Environment, Society and Governance) initiatives as a key management issue. As for the field of the environment, we are advancing measures in accordance with K LINE Environmental Vision 2050 - Securing Blue Seas for Tomorrow. In particular, promotion of a framework 'DRIVE GREEN NETWORK' for continually promoting environmental preservation activities while ensuring environmental compliance throughout the entire K Line Group bore fruit to gain the 4th straight year to receive the A List rating.As an environmental front runner, we will continue to aim for the realisation of business - marine transportation being more environmentally low-loaded and highly efficient from which more people throughout the world can benefit," representative director, senior managing executive, K LINE, Atsuo Asano.
K LINE awarded CDP’s A List 2019 on Climate Change
Published: 21 January 2020 - 12:38 p.m.
K LINE is proud to announce that the company was recognised as A List, the top rating, on climate change from CDP, which is a non-profit global organisation (NGO) engaging in activities for realising sustainable economy, in “CDP 2019 Japan Report Launch ” held on January 20 in Tokyo. The “A List” is awarded to companies that are evaluated as global leaders in their response to climate change.