Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been awarded the Heyerdahl Environmental Award 2007 for its commitment to improving the environmental standards in the shipping industry. Over a period of six years, WWL reduced SO2 emissions by 75,550 tons. That is the amount of So2, emitted by the city of London over a similar period.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics works to reduce the environmental impact of its business operations and strives to use energy
and natural resources sensiblyWWL works by a thorough, innovative and proactive environmental policy, far ahead of international standards and regulations. The company takes their environmental responsibility very seriously, says chairman of the award committee, Elisabeth Grieg
. When deciding on WWL, the Award Committee emphasised
the eco-friendly profile, proactive approach, and the company's ambitious plans for more green operations in the future, she says.