Environmental Certification

ISO 14001 Certification (Environmental Management System: EMS)

NYK has an ISO 14001:2015 multi-site certification for about 63 offices and about 780 vessels, including many chartered ships. Our headquarters is based in Japan, and we have regional headquarters for Europe, South Asia, Oceania, East Asia, North America, to maintain the high standards of our environmental management system. Moreover, we have stationed a chief of environmental management and established a Safety & Environmental Management Committee in each region so that we may remain a unified ISO 14001-based organization.

ISO14001 Certified Site List

Green Management Certification

Six NYK Group companies*1 had NYK Group companies*1 had obtained Green Management certification, which is presented to enterprises that promote environmental conservation of a certain level or higher based on the Green Management Promotion Manual issued by the Foundation for Promoting Personal Mobility and Ecological Transportation. For example, the practice of "eco-driving" through the use of low-emission vehicles would be a green management practice. By officially recognizing carriers' efforts, this certification system aims to reduce environmental burdens caused by the transportation industry. More companies throughout the NYK Group plan to obtain certification in the future.

  1. *1Nippon Container Yuso Co. Ltd., Yusen Koun Co. Ltd., Asahi Unyu Kaisha Ltd., Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha Corporation, Yokohama Kyoritsu Soko Co. Ltd., and Hokuyo Kaiun.