Sustainable business practices are an integral part of HHLA’s business model: the company connects port terminals with hinterland networks to environmentally friendly international transport chains that conserve resources in an exemplary fashion. Corporate management is also geared towards and involved in the principle of sustainable value creation. In this way, HHLA demonstrates how environmental and economic targets can be reconciled with one another. Group overview, business activities
HHLA’s sustainability strategy is based on three pillars: ecology, society and the economy. Ten fields of activity and guidelines have been defined and implemented in HHLA’s sustainability initiative. The fields of activity focus on environmentally friendly transport chains, climate protection and efficient land use. This lays the foundations for HHLA to take a leading role in the area of sustainability.
Fields of activity
Ecological transport chains
Actively liaise with other logistics operators and create sustainable, environmentally friendly transport chains
Increase the efficient use of port and logistics areas
Minimise the impact on nature and actively protect natural habitats
Utilise technically and economically viable means to reduce CO2
Occupational safety / health promotion
Safety, appropriate working conditions and the promotion of health-conscious behaviour
Vocational education, training and CPD as well as tailored staff development programmes
Intensify dialogue with society; information and discussions regarding port logistics
Make an ongoing and significant contribution to added value and thus raise prosperity at all locations
Tailor-made customer solutions and reliable cooperation with suppliers
Long-term increase in enterprise value and transparency for investors
In maritime logistics, a terminal is a facility where freight transported by various modes of transport is handled.
A port’s catchment area.
Production value – intermediate inputs (cost of materials, depreciation and amortisation, and other operating expenses); the value added generated is shared between the HHLA Group’s stakeholders, such as employees, shareholders, lenders and the local community.