Carnival Corp. Earns Environmental Management Certifications

Tuesday, September 12, 2006
The operating companies of Carnival Corporation & plc have completed implementation and certification of their respective environmental management systems to the ISO 14001 standard. Certifications have been issued to the company's operating units by four different irecognized maritime regulatory agencies in recognition of Carnival's commitment to systematic management of its processes, products and services to minimize environmental impact.

The international certification agencies included RINA from Italy, Germanischer Lloyd from Germany, Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance from North America and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in the UK. The certificates attest that each operating unit's Environmental Management System (EMS) for Operation and Management of Cruise Ships meets the ISO 14001 standard established by the Geneva-based International Organization for Standardization, an internationally recognized standards organization that promotes the development and implementation of international standards, including those for environmental management issues. ISO 14001 presents a structured approach to establishing environmental objectives and targets and provides a framework for organizations to apply these tools to enhance their processes.

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