Sustainability

Skuld contributes to sustainable solutions through assessing and surveying shipping risks, conducting comprehensive casualty response services and delivering extensive loss prevention programmes which aim to safeguard casualties and prevent injury to people, the environment and property.

Skuld’s purpose statement ‘Protecting ocean industries’ underlines our role in society and our commitment to members and clients and to the global ocean industries. Today, our commitment also includes an awareness of climate challenges and the need for sustainable development.

Commitment to sustainability

Skuld has selected five key UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).

SDG 3, Good health and well-being
Skuld works to improve health and safety during working life for crew and employees.

SDG 10, Reduced inequalities
Skuld promotes diversity and gender equality internally and externally.

SDG 13, Climate action
Skuld integrates climate change measures in strategy, decision making and investment practices.

SDG 14, Life below water
Skuld encourages resource-sensitive behaviours.

SDG 16, Peace, justice and strong institutions
Skuld acts against corruption and bribery in all their forms.

A strategic initiative

Sustainability is one of Skuld’s strategic initiatives and we are running a programme which includes development targets and activities within relevant Skuld areas. The programme, is supported by Skuld’s Board and management, and is integrated in core business processes; Loss Prevention, Underwriting, Finance and HR and Communication.

We have established robust KPIs and targets which will be followed up and reported on.