The CSL Group, a global leader in responsible marine transportation services, has released its 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report. Published annually, the report highlights CSL’s achievements in key areas such as decarbonization, marine pollution prevention, employee well-being, community engagement, and corporate governance.
“Our report aims to inform and empower our customers, employees, suppliers, and communities by openly sharing our actions in promoting a sustainable future for marine transportation and the world at large,” said Louis Martel, President and CEO. “Every year, we have steadily enhanced our report to align with what matters most to our stakeholders and with the highest reporting standards.”
Key Highlights from the 2022 Report
- 80% reduction in life-cycle emissions using B100 biofuel on eight vessels
- 8% of the total energy consumed by CSL ships is renewable
- 15% increase in recycling as a percentage of total waste on CSL ships
- 90% reduction in plastic water bottle use in the CSL Americas fleet
- 0.5 lost-time injury frequency rate
- 47% of new hires at shore were women
- 1% of net profit was donated to charity and disaster relief
- Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and one of Montreal’s Top Employers
- 100% of employees completed compliance training
The 2022 Report provides transparent data-driven insights into CSL’s progress towards its sustainability goals and its alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Performance results are disclosed in an ESG scorecard against the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Marine Transportation Industry Standard.
“As CSL expands into exciting new horizons within the marine sector, our unwavering commitment to people and the environment will always remain at the core of our business,” Mr. Martel continued. “We will always prioritize decisions and practices that have a positive and meaningful impact on people and our planet.”
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