31 Oct '11, 7am

#sustainableshipping Welcome to a new world for sustainable shipping @Forum4theFuture

“Cargill recognizes the potential benefits that the Sustainable Shipping Initiative can bring to the global shipping industry and we are proud to be an active participant. We live in a world of finite resources. But demand for food, industrial and energy commodities will continue to soar in the years ahead and the world must find ways to effectively and sustainably feed, house and power a population expected to reach 9 billion people by 2050. To do this successfully, we need to identify smart ways to conserve natural resources, protect the environment, support the communities in which we operate and promote sustainable business growth. The Sustainable Shipping Initiative, bringing together a variety of stakeholders across the shipping supply chain, can play an important role in identifying and promoting opportunities and driving best practice.”

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