OOCL expands GHG reporting and verification scope
OOCL has announced that its GHG Scope 3 reporting and verification has successfully been expanded to include indirect emissions from not only business travel by air for employees of its Hong Kong office, but also for its two terminals, namely the Long Beach Container Terminal, LLC. (LBCT LLC) in the United States, and the Kaohsiung Container Terminal (KAOCT) in Taiwan, the company said in its press release.
OOCL is committed to reaching higher standards and transparency levels in its GHG reporting which are all in accordance with the “Greenhouse Gas Protocol – A Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard.
Verified by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA), this is the fifth consecutive year that OOCL has achieved dual reporting standards through the use of Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) and ISO 14064-1:2006 verification tools to certify the transparency, accuracy, completeness, consistency and relevance of OOCL’s data disclosure on Greenhouse Gas emissions.
Throughout the verification process, OOCL prepared all the proper documentation and records showing the effective management and internal controls for collecting and reporting of the required data to meet the dual standards. It also verified the adequacy of the processes being implemented in managing the consumption and emissions data of its vessels, terminals and head office.
“Orient Overseas Container Line" and “OOCL" are trade names for transportation provided separately by: Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (“OOCLL") and OOCL (Europe) Limited respectively and both are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Orient Overseas (International) Limited, a public company (0316) listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Headquartered in Hong Kong, OOCL is one of the world's largest integrated international container transportation and logistics companies, with more than 360 offices in 70 countries. Linking Asia, Europe, North America, the Mediterranean, the Indian sub-continent, the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand, the company offers transportation services to all major east/west trading economies of the world. OOCL is one of the leading international carriers serving China, providing a full range of logistics and transportation services throughout the country. It is also an industry leader in the use of information technology and e-commerce to manage the entire cargo process.