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Making Shipping Sustainable

The global shipping industry is increasingly recognizing its responsibility to help tackle climate change. But, while private-sector collaboration can have a powerful impact, achieving the progress that is needed requires supportive public policies.

COPENHAGEN – With 80% of global trade transported by sea, maritime shipping is the lifeblood of today’s highly integrated global economy. Yet this vital industry is under intensifying pressure from a phenomenon to which it is also a major contributor: climate change.