AMAGGI joins Sea Cargo Charter to achieve climate goals

AMAGGI, largest Brazilian grain and fiber company, through its branch in Switzerland, becomes the 31st signatory to the Sea Cargo Charter, a global framework for aligning chartering activities with responsible environmental behavior, established under the auspices of the Global Maritime Forum.

“By transparently reporting the climate alignment of their chartering activities, Sea Cargo Charter Signatories help promote international shipping decarbonization. We are delighted to see the impact of the initiative grow as more charterers join, and look forward to supporting AMAGGI in their commitment to transparency and accountability under the Sea Cargo Charter,” said Johannah Christensen, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Maritime Forum.

By providing an actionable methodology for measuring the climate footprint of chartering activities, the Sea Cargo Charter allows signatories to track their progress against global climate targets and make more sustainable decisions.

Signatories commit to publicly reporting how their chartering activities align with the IMO’s ambition for GHG emissions from international shipping to peak as soon as possible and to reduce annual GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 levels.

“Having joined the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), and engaged in other commitments and partnerships, for AMAGGI being a Signatory of the Sea Cargo Charter is a natural step, in line with its efforts to pursue net zero emissions by 2050. We are pleased to allocate resources towards the greenhouse gas reduction of our maritime flows, foster the use of new technologies as well as engage into further fleet and fuel optimization,” said Alex Haubert, Manager, Ocean Freight at AMAGGI Switzerland.

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