This report has been authored by Sven Borén with contributions from involved personell at BTH and Wallenius Marine. Guided by the Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development, including system conditions for sustainability and the ABCD-procedure, this report describes challenges and opportunities for shipping and Wallenius Marine towards sustainability.
Key results found in the studies:
- the existing vision for the owners Soya AB (and thus Wallenius Marine) reflects a high ambition regarding ecological sustainability, but in line with ongoing internal audit work, the vision could be supplemented with regard to social sustainability. In the mission, Wallenius Marine has an ambition to be a leader in sustainable shipping.
- the business of Wallenius Marine has several pillars and several different customers and stakeholders, who in turn depend on global customers/stakeholders/regulations.
- business operations are slow to change, but opportunities to influence exist through collaboration with several other shipping companies/customers/decision makers. Sustainable energy carriers exist in the form of biofuels for existing fleets, and wind in the future, but this requires access to biofuels on a larger scale and changes in business models to allow slower speed when using wind propulsion.
Read more in the report: Chall and opp Sust Wallenius_200127