Other Initiatives

Under our basic philosophy of "Bringing value to life," we are proactively taking part in international initiatives for
contributing to the realization of a sustainable society.

Major Initiatives in Which the Group Participates
Theme Logo Initiative/
Organization Name
Neptune Declaration for Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change Signed in January 2021. More than 850 companies and organizations are participating to put an end the unprecedented crew change crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping Began participating in July 2020
Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative (SRTI) Began participating in May 2021, the first company from Japan
Climate Change/Decarbonization
Japan Climate Initiative Began participating in September 2019. In November 2021, disseminated information on efforts toward the realization of a carbon-free society by 2050 at a COP26 event sponsored by the initiative
Challenge Zero Began participating in March 2021. Keidanren is strongly promoting Challenge Zero in cooperation with the Japanese government
International Science Based Targets Initiatives (SBTi) The NYK Group's environmental targets has been accredited as science based in June 2018
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Declaration of support of final recommendations in December 2018. Participation in the TCFD Consortium in May 2019
- International Shipping GHG Zero Emission Project Began participating in August 2018. In March 2020, we formulated and announced a roadmap for zero emissions in international shipping in collaboration with shipping, shipbuilding, and maritime industries, research institutes, and public institutions
Getting to Zero Coalition A corporate alliance established in October 2018 to realize decarbonization of shipping. In October 2019, NYK became the first Japanese shipping company to participate.
In September 2021, we endorsed the coalition's "Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization" proposal requesting action by governments
- Green Corridors A multi-industry initiative announced at COP26 that aims to realize zero-emission vessels on specific international trunk routes and promote the decarbonization of shipping in the world. An initiative based on the "Clydebank Declaration," a multilateral policy framework for achieving zero shipping emissions, was also announced at COP26. NYK endorsed the initiative in October 2021
Global CCS Institute Began participating in July 2021. NYK also takes part in the CO2 Shipping Working Group
Hydrogen Council Inaugurated at the Davos Conference in January 2017 as the world's largest global initiative on hydrogen. NYK became one of the first shipping companies to become a member in July 2020
Japan Hydrogen Association (JH2A) Began participating in December 2020
Clean Fuel Ammonia Association Began participating in the predecessor GAC in April 2019. Inaugurated as a director of the association from June 2021. An NYK executive officer presented at the International Conference on Fuel Ammonia in 2021
Environmental Protection - World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) Began participating in 2005. Received a US$10,000 incentive for winning the Gold Award in the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation's "Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies" ship deceleration navigation program along the West Coast of North America. Donated the amount to the WWF U.S. chapter for environmental activities including climate change measures
Biodiversity - Japan Business Federation Biodiversity Declaration Began participating in December 2009
- Japan and Biodiversity Partnership of the Japan Business Federation Began participating in October 2010
- ANEMONE Consortium Joined as a founding member in June 2022. Established by Tohoku University and 13 organizations, including businesses, NPOs, and academic societies, this consortium aims to realize a society in harmony with nature by utilizing ANEMONE (All Nippon eDNA Monitoring Network), a large-scale environmental DNA observation network.
30% Club Japan Began participating in February 2022