Star Bulk Carriers Corp., a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, has announced the publication of its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, reads Yahoo Finance.
The report was developed in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative Standards (Core Option) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) for Marine Transportation. Specific GRI disclosures and SASB indicators, have received also limited level of assurance from Ernst & Young (Hellas) Certified Auditors Accountants S.A.
The Report has been published on the Company’s website (www.starbulk.com).
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report
In formulating the Company’s ESG strategy and measuring its performance, Star Bulk draws inspiration and guidance from the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Report presents Star Bulk’s ESG priorities and goals, reports on a wide range of sustainability-related Key Performance Indicators, and provides extensive information about the ways in which the Company manages its impact on the environment, its people and society.
Highlighting the Company’s material issues as identified by its constituents, Star Bulk continues to engage the Company’s stakeholders in setting its ESG objectives. Commenting on the publication of the Report, Mr. Petros Pappas, Star Bulk CEO, emphasized: “Our 4th annual ESG report demonstrates our commitment to transparency and accountability, the protection of our planet and our people’s wellbeing. Notwithstanding the challenges and uncertainties of today’s world, we remain true to our values and work hard towards our vision to lead in sustainable dry bulk shipping.”
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Source: Yahoo Finance