Sustainability

Sustainability Report 2019/2020

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Sustainability Strategy and Governance

SAGT’s sustainability strategy is designed with the purpose of supporting its business strategy, ensuring responsible economic contribution, environmental stewardship and social responsibility is achieved through its entire operations.

In 2018, we reaffirmed our commitment to building a responsible and sustainable business that delivers robust economic growth while improving social welfare and environmental sustainability.

We introduced a policy in Sustainability combined with a sustainability performance tracking mechanism with performance reviewed quarterly by the Management Committee (MC) to ensure that business is conducted in an environmentally sustainable manner and to integrate sustainability as a core component of its operations.

SAGT tracks 21 Sustainability Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) based on GRI Standards, which enables the senior decision makers at SAGT to identify trends and potential risks and conduct immediate course corrective action to mitigate the latter.

While aspiring to become the region’s pioneer in sustainable terminal operations and we support the UN Sustainability Goals, the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.

SAGT believes that its financial performance and brand image are closely linked with sound corporate governance, service excellence, a productive workforce, environmental stewardship and social responsibility.

We are committed towards the economic growth of the country through the triple bottom line approach of economic, social and environmental welfare. We will continue to leverage on technology to achieve greater efficiencies and set industry benchmarks.

We remain as committed as ever to the environment and our local communities and Increasing investments in energy-efficient infrastructure will help to improve our eco-efficiency and reduce our carbon footprint over the coming year.

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SUSTAINABILITY AT A GLANCE

Partnerships

SheWorks is a collaboration of 15 leading Sri Lankan companies across a range of sectors which began in March 2018. Participating companies are implementing business solutions that help boost the quality and quantity of jobs for women and men in the private sector, which is good for business, employees, communities and the economy.

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The World Ocean Council (WOC) is a global, cross-sectoral ocean industry leadership alliance committed to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”, developed by and for the private sector, with a unique and multi-sectoral approach to address cross-cutting issues affecting ocean sustainable development, science and stewardship of the seas.