The dredging industry has vital roles in the global sustainability transition and therefore sustainability is a top priority on our members’ agenda. On this page, you will find information about the different sustainability programmes of our members.
Royal Boskalis Westminster
By executing its sustainability strategy, Boskalis aims to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) most relevant to Boskalis’ business and stakeholders. Its materiality assessment, stakeholder engagement and SDG analysis played an essential role in the development of this strategy, which has been closely guided by its senior leadership team to ensure integration with its business strategy.
To push sustainable value creation forward, DEME has established a clear vision about how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into its daily operations. DEME wants to continuously challenge itself to develop more sustainable solutions within its portfolio so that its operations become more environmentally friendly. DEME identified eight sustainability themes that will support them to create sustainable value.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability in particular is something that is increasingly common in the sector. Customers of Dutch Dredging are increasingly asking for a CO₂ certificate. With this, Dutch Dredging shows that they work in an environmentally friendly way. Dutch Dredging has obtained a certificate at level 3 of the CO₂ Performance Ladder, which actually demonstrates this.
Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co., Ltd.
Hyundai E&C has declared the ‘creation of a sustainable habitat for humanity’ as its vision of sustainable management and dedicates its utmost efforts to enhance the happiness of humanity in addition to corporate value. As a global construction company, Hyundai E&C aims to provide future solutions through its sustainable construction products and environment-friendly construction technology with the sustainability management vision of ‘Creating Sustainable Habitat for Human’.
Jan De Nul Group
Jan De Nul Group is future-proofing and permanently works on the world of tomorrow. Challenging its boundaries and stretching its limits every day. Jan de Nul always strive for the best possible result for people and planet. It does this through a strong focus on innovation and energy, quality, people and social awareness and are committed to sustainability in the widest sense of the word.
National Marine Dredging Company
National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) is a responsible corporate citizen with demonstrated excellence in Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE), which is the cornerstone of a pervasive corporate culture within the organisation. The quality of their work is achieved and confirmed by all its third party certifications, for instance, conforming to the rigorous ISO 9001 quality standard. Health and safety of its employees, visitors and guests are the embedded values in the organisation. NMDC constantly strives to minimise environmental impact from its activities and its HSE policy aims at ensuring safety of public, employees, plant, equipment and third parties.
Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd.
Penta-Ocean enhances global environment preservation by developing environmentally friendly infrastructures and technologies. It develops safe living environment through developing disaster measure technologies applicable to both system and structures.
Rohde Nielsen A/S
As one of the largest independent dredging and marine constructing contractors in Europe and with a worldwide frame, Rohde Nielsen A/S has sustainability and responsibility as fundamental virtues for its company and employees when conducting business. Higher demands for sustainable solutions and the generally growing commitment to sustainability across society has clarified the principal importance of continuing its already exceedingly sustainable business practices. Throughout the organisation, it continuously implements inspiring new initiatives to support increasing positive impacts on its surroundings. By involving all its stakeholders and setting high standards for itself as well as its business partners, its sphere of influence has expanded significantly.
The following environmental principles have been established by TOA Corporation in order to preserve a healthy and fruitful environment for posterity by enhancing knowledge and developing technologies for harmonious coexistence with the global environment in order to harmonise with nature:
- Comply with all requirements of environmental laws and regulations;
- Make every effort to reduce any adverse effects on the environment, to conserve biodiversity, to prevent environmental pollution and to contribute to the realisation of a sustainable society through continual improvement of our environmental control activities; and
- Contribute to society through voluntary activities in respect of environmental issues in collaboration with every community, taking a proactive approach to promote environmental protection, positive environmental development and environmentally friendly activities.
Sustainability, innovation and collaboration are key to successfully facing today’s global challenges. Together we can create new solutions that contribute to a better world. Van Oord wants to inspire and involve everyone and that is why it started its game-changing programme Sustainable Earth Actions: S.E.A.