What is a Sustainability Lab?

The Sustainability Lab is a working group set up in 2022 to promote sustainability issues at Beweship. The working group will be composed of members from each Beweship subsidiary in order to address sustainability issues on a Group-wide basis.

What is Beweship's carbon neutrality target and how will it be achieved?

Beweship’s goal is to be carbon neutral in its own operations (scope 1 and 2) in Finland by 2030. This target will be achieved through emission reduction measures, renewable fuels and energy use. The installation of solar panels and investment in electric vehicles are examples.

Why corporate carbon calculation is important?

Emissions calculation is important because it helps companies understand the environmental impact of their operations and identify opportunities to reduce them, which is essential in combating climate change and promoting sustainable development. Additionally, it helps stakeholders make more sustainable choices and reduces risks related to, for example, climate change regulations and market changes.

How does Beweship calculate the emissions from its transport?

Beweship calculates the emissions of its transport in partnership with CarbonCare. The calculations are based on the SFS-EN ISO 14083 standard.


How does Beweship calculate its own emissions?

Beweship calculates its group’s emissions in cooperation with the climate protection organisation Myclimate. The calculations are based on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol (WRI and WBCSD, 2004) and the ISO 14064 standard.

What does the emission factor mean?

An emission factor is a value that relates the amount of an emission released into the atmosphere to the associated activity that causes the release of that emission. Activities have their own emission factors, which are often location and type specific.


What is Keep the Archipelago Tidy?

Keep the Archipelago Clean is a Finnish environmental organisation that promotes the well-being of marine and lake nature. Beweship is a sponsor of the organisation.

What are the 17 The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to promote greater sustainability and sustainable development that takes equal account of environmental, governance and social aspects. Companies can pursue and commit to the 17 SDGs in a variety of ways, including assessing and mapping the environmental, social and human impacts of their business operations, and setting targets to change their business models.

Why has Beweship chosen the eight Sustainable Development Goals?

Beweship has chosen four themes to support its sustainability work: people, climate, society and the sea. For each theme, two sustainability goals, 3, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 16 and 17, have been selected because they are perceived to be relevant to the business and can be most comprehensively influenced.

What does ESG stand for?

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) seeks to address the limitations of corporate social responsibility, and ESG seeks to increase regulation. ESG is a framework for assessing an organisation’s business practices and performance on a range of sustainability and ethical issues. It seeks to limit negative impacts and increase positive impacts on the environment, society and governance. ESG aims to make companies better actors in society and the workplace, and to improve society and the environment.

What does CSR stand for?

CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) is about going above and beyond the requirements of the law and doing more and better than you have to. CSR is divided into three parts: environmental, social and public governance/financial (also known as ESG).