Evergreen Marine’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Certified

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DECARBONIZATION is the name of the game these days – but you can’t reduce what isn’t measured in the first place.

Evergreen Marine recently conducted a systematic inspection and calculation of greenhouse gas emissions across its business operations. It looked at its global operating fleet, office buildings and container terminals in Taiwan.

The GHG Protocol and the British standards institution (in accordance with ISO14064-1:2018) have certified Evergreen’s methodology and results.

In a statement, Evergreen said the Taiwan Financial Supervisory Commission launched its “Sustainability Roadmap for Listed Companies” in March this year, requiring companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions inventories. greenhouse in stages.

Listed companies such as Evergreen Marine, with a capital of more than 10 billion New Taiwan dollars ($470 million), must complete the survey of their greenhouse gas emission sources and inventories next year. and obtain third-party verification by 2024. In addition, investigations and verifications of its subsidiaries are to be carried out in 2025 and 2027 respectively.

“To comply with applicable regulations and to meet the various greenhouse gas emissions information needs of customers and other stakeholders, Evergreen Marine has set up a working group to inspect its inventory of greenhouse gases and the design of a carbon footprint platform,” the company said.

“After extensive inspection and verification of its greenhouse gas emissions for all business operations, the company simultaneously obtained both ISO14064-1:2018 and GHG Protocol international environmental protection certificates in July, ahead of schedules required by the relevant authorities.”

To deliver on its commitment to green shipping and sustainable operations, Evergreen has set proactive carbon reduction targets based on its 2008 carbon emission levels, including a 50% reduction in the emission rate of carbon dioxide (g/TEU-km) by 2030; a 70% reduction in the emission rate by 2050 and a 50% reduction in global emission volumes by 2050.

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