Environmental Policy

  1. We at Asahi Shipping Co., Ltd., are committed to conducting our business in an ethically and socially responsible manner, based on our corporate values and in ways that will protect the environment, appropriate to the nature, scale, and environmental impacts of our activities and services.
  2. We will comply with all mandatory rules and regulations and all applicable international and local laws, regulations, codes, standards, and other requirements to which we subscribe that are relevant to the environmental aspects of our activities and services, mainly, the management of our ocean-going bulk carriers, transportation of cargo, including our other activities that will affect air, sea, land, natural resources, flora, fauna, humans, as well as waterfront, inland and sea terminals.
  3. We will implement and maintain programs, instructions and procedures to assure our compliance with such laws, regulations, and other requirements in our activities and services and encourage such compliance from those organizations having interest in our environmental performance and success.
  4. We will actively seek to prevent pollution before it is produced and to minimize our impact on the environment by establishing and regularly reviewing our environmental objectives and targets aimed at improving our overall environmental performance. We will consider environmental factors when we plan, or make operating decisions.
  5. We will communicate this Environmental Policy to employees, contractors, and suppliers to ensure their awareness and understanding of our commitment. We will provide appropriate education and training to all employees to ensure their continuing awareness of environmental responsibilities.