Released earlier this June, the Montreal Port Authority’s 2019 sustainable development report showed a continuous decrease over the previous seven years in the intensity of GHG emissions from MPA-specific activities per tonne of cargo handled.
It also outlined the 145 sustainable development actions taken by the MPA in 2019, including measures to protect at-risk species, the planting of 750 trees, and the launch of an urban beekeeping project.
The MPA’s sustainable development action plan for 2016-2019 was based on five priorities to: improve air and water quality, enhance offered services, ensure the responsible management of its infrastructure and resources, offer a motivating and safe work environment, and forge harmonious relationships with stakeholders.
A common vision for the port’s future was laid out when the MPA adopted its first sustainable development policy a decade ago. It defined clear and concrete objectives for the port to better preserve the environment and fit into the community.
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