The CMA CGM
Group, a worldwide leading shipping group, is very pleased to have been awarded
the Environment Award at the prestigious Lloyd’s List Global Awards, which were
held yesterday in London by the maritime industry’s leading publication, says
an official release.
rewards the actions the CMA CGM Group has been carrying out for several years
to reduce its environmental footprint as well as its pioneering choice to power
its future vessels with LNG, thereby leading the entire industry towards an
unprecedented energy transition.
is currently the most environmentally-friendly mode of transportation of goods.
The Group innovates constantly to make its ships more environmentally-friendly;
the CMA CGM ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPERY thus emits less than 3 grams of CO2 per
ton transported per kilometer, as compared with 91 grams for a truck and 470
grams for a plane.
has additionally reduced its CO2 emissions per container transported per
kilometer by 50% between 2005 and 2015, and it has set up a plan to achieve a
further 30% reduction by 2025. Proof of its commitment, the Group achieved a
10% reduction in 2017 alone.
In 2018 CMA
CGM has also been awarded for the fourth consecutive year the “Gold Recognition
Level” by the ratings agency EcoVadis. EcoVadis assesses companies’ corporate
social responsibility, particularly through the prism of environmental
protection. This evaluation positions CMA CGM among the top 1% most responsible
companies in its sector and among the top 5% most responsible companies across
The jury of the Lloyd’s List
Global Awards, comprised of a panel of leading journalists and figures of the
shipping world, rewards every year leaders and companies advancing the shipping
industry. The Environment Award acknowledges the company that has launched the
most significant environmental initiatives.