The Port is continuously working towards improving the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of the Hunter and New South Wales.
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New figures released today reveal that Port of Newcastle’s import/export volume performance of 2020 strengthened in 2021, despite global supply chain challenges and the continuing
Port of Newcastle has started 2022 powered by 100% renewable energy power, having decarbonised its operations to deliver upon its sustainability commitments set in 2020
We seek to provide a safe, secure and inclusive environment that protects people and promotes their wellbeing, and we strive to have robust systems in place, enabling compliance, commerciality and efficiency within a culture of mutual respect.
We support and invest in our people and their wellbeing
We are genuine, open and respectful in everything we do
We challenge the status quo by questioning if there is a better or safer way
We are engaged with our communities and proud of the Port’s role in the region
In addition to understanding and managing the direct business risks associated with climate change, we are committed to supporting the multilateral efforts to limit the global temperature rise this century to well below two degrees centigrade.
Port of Newcastle will be responsive to changes in global demand and national economic policy. Our diversification agenda positions Newcastle as Australia’s leading Energy Port, supporting the region’s transition to alternative energy solutions. Already we are the port of choice for windfarm developments in regional NSW.
In an effort to neutralise our operational carbon footprint, we have completed a comprehensive study that enables us to fully understand our emissions baseline.
We support surveillance programs for threatened terrestrial species that are present on port land. We are committed to protecting habitat links and supporting the establishment of new links.
As well as embedding sustainability principles across the Port’s operations, our focus is on diversifying trade and the regional economy, improving the efficiency of existing supply chains, and supporting the global trend towards the use of renewable energy.
Major initiatives that will underpin our diversification strategy include:
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