Matson Becomes Newest Member of NAMEPARecipient of NAMEPA’s 2020 Environmental Innovation Leadership Award
January 14, 2021– Matson, Inc. A US-owned, Hawaii based transportation service has joined NAMEPA in their efforts to Save Our Seas. Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of NAMEPA, recognized the significance of welcoming Matson as a dedicated steward of sustainability and environment accountability into NAMEPA’s collaboration.
“Matson is a leader in environmental stewardship, as evidenced by their recent recognition by NAMEPA for innovation,” expressed NAMEPA’s Lyden Walker. “We are pleased they are joining forces with NAMEPA to “Save Our Seas” and supporting our efforts to further illuminate strategies to protect the marine environment.”
“Environmental stewardship has long been a priority for Matson, and we look forward to working closely with our fellow members of NAMEPA to achieve our mutual goals of protecting and preserving the marine environment through use of sustainable industry best practices.” stated Ron Forest, Matson’s President.
Matson’s core values focus on being an environmental leader in the industry, having a positive impact on the communities in which they work and live, as well as working collaboratively with other industry leaders to promote positive environmental change in the shipping industry. Impressed by Matson’s sustainable dedication and ethical concerns, NAMEPA is proud to welcome them as its newest member of our collaboration and believes that NAMEPA’s wide and diverse network will boost Matson’s dedication to the environment, communities and the industry itself. Together, NAMEPA believes we will be able to make great strides towards a more sustainable and responsible future.