At Peel Ports, we are passionately committed to the environmental, social and economic sustainability of our operations across the UK and Ireland.
We take our responsibilities seriously and aim to deliver sustainable solutions which have a positive, long term impact on the communities and regions we operate within.
We are committed to developing and driving sustainable measures for the benefit of many, for generations to come.
'Enabling the Future' is a new programme which showcases our sustainable and responsible business agenda.
It’s what we are collectively doing to have a positive impact, by taking pride in all we do and how we do it, improving our efforts in developing equality, diversity and inclusion, minimising our impact on the environment and supporting local community projects.
Skills, learning & development
As the maritime industry continues to thrive, ports and the wider sector create growth through investment, bringing employment to the community and as most jobs are physically located on or near the port estate, these provide long-term, stable roles for local people. The extensive variety of jobs provides many opportunities for apprenticeships, on-the-job academic learning, and a varied career for life.
Equality, diversity & inclusion
There’s no denying there is a big challenge in our industry around equality, diversity and inclusion. We’re committed to tackling this head-on, to ensure we’re moving towards a future where everyone from our communities is represented. We have a dedicated team developing our equality, diversity and inclusion strategy which centres around 4 key areas – gender, ethnicity, ability and identity.
Net zero & the environment
We care about the environment and we are working to minimise the impact of our operations; from committing to becoming carbon neutral by 2040, to developing innovation strategies designed to find sustainable solutions, through to our use of HVO fuels and the enabling the development of renewable energy across all sites, all our past and future investments take into account our wider sustainable agenda.
Supporting local projects
The charities we support are nominated by employees at each of our port locations and we encourage every team to be as engaged as possible in making a difference in their community. We have donated laptops, raised festive funds, organised litter picks and support a number of causes which benefit local communities and projects.