March 28, 2017 – AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10%.
The aim of the partnership – which reflects the mutual ambition of both companies to jointly elevate sustainability in the maritime industry – is to drive positive change in a number of areas, including:
- Creating transparency on sustainable best practices in the supply chain
- Identifying ways to integrate sustainability into the customer-supplier relationship as a decision-making factor
- Reducing carbon emissions per container shipped by 10%
Both companies serve as customer and supplier for each other, which means the two parties enter into the partnership on equal terms.