The world’s largest cruise shipowner Carnival Corporation, on Wednesday (July 13th), released its 12th annual sustainability report detailing key initiatives/progress made in 2021 toward the 2030 sustainability goals and 2050 aspirations.
Titled “Sustainable from Ship to Shore,” the company's 2021 sustainability report was developed in accordance with the GRI-Global Reporting Initiative standard and incorporates 2 additional disclosure frameworks, the SASB-Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the TCFD-Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures.
After the achievement of its 2020 sustainability goals, the company introduced its sustainability goals for 2030 & aspirations for 2050, which incorporate 6 focus areas that align with the key UN-United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Those areas include climate action; sustainable tourism; diversity, equity and inclusion; good health and well-being; biodiversity and conservation.
The latest report of the company provides updates on current sustainability initiatives/efforts supporting its long-term sustainability vision and commitment under these focus areas, including Carnival’s 2030 commitments to reduce carbon emission intensity/aspirations to achieve net carbon-neutral cruise ship operations by 2050.