The Initiative
The first ESG Shipping Awards Globally


Sustainable development refers to “Development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”.

The ESG Shipping Awards is a purposed driven initiative, aiming to recognize and promote companies in Greece and International, that incorporate ESG practices into their business model and operations.

This initiative born out of the joint efforts of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, the Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy and the principal organizers, represents a global celebration of ESG excellence in the maritime industry.

The ESG Shipping Awards recognize and celebrate the efforts and achievements of companies in the shipping industry worldwide that demonstrate exceptional commitment to sustainability and responsible business practices. These awards aim to promote and encourage sustainable best practices within the shipping sector, which plays a crucial role in global trade and transportation.

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Each year the ESG Shipping Awards cover various categories, recognizing companies that have implemented innovative and impactful initiatives to reduce their environmental impact, to prioritize their employees, to support the society and to demonstrate strong corporate governance practices and ethical conduct.

The winners of the ESG Shipping Awards, are selected through a rigorous evaluation process that considers the company’s performance, initiatives, and impact in the respective categories. The awards ceremony provides a platform for industry leaders to showcase their sustainability efforts to their stakeholders and inspire others to follow. 

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