Port of Tallinn got acknowledged as socially responsible company
On May 22th, the Responsible Business Forum in Estonia acknowledged 11th year in a row those companies that consider the wider impact of their business activities. Among 78 companies that won the recognition, Port of Tallinn was given the silver quality label based on the Estonian Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (CSR) Index questionnaire. The subsidiary TS Laevad participated in the questionnaire for the first time and got the CSR bronze quality label, press center of the Port of Tallinn says in a press release.
According to Port of Tallinn’s head of marketing and communication Sirle Arro Port of Tallinn is honoured to receive the CSR silver label already third year in a row. „One of the priorities of Port of Tallinn is to implement corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies in its everyday activities. Being a member of the Responsible Business Forum in Estonia since 2015 and participating in the CSR index questionnaire for the fifth time we have been doing it systematically and consistently. This year we also motivated our subsidiary TS Laevad to participate separately and we’re happy to note that the new comer got acknowledged with the CSR bronze quality label.“
„Participating in the CSR Index helps us to get an external evaluation for our socially responsible activities and gives valuable feedback on what more to do to become even more sustainable,“ added Arro.
The Estonian CSR Index is based on a comprehensive questionnaire that takes into account the following business activities: governance and ethics, good employer, market environment and natural environment.
Port of Tallinn participated in the category of medium and large enterprises. This year many companies participated in the CSR Index questionnaire and 78 bronze, silver and gold quality labels were given out. Among the medium and large enterprises who won the gold label were for example Tallinn Airport, Estonian Railways, Estonian Energy, DPD Estonia, Telia Estonia and Ericsson.
The CSR Index questionnaire is organized by the Responsible Business Forum in Estonia since 2007.