Port of Newcastle has released its annual report measuring the organisation’s progress towards achieving its sustainability targets. Sustainability is at the centre of every decision the Port of Newcastle is making and has committed to a target-driven Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Strategy. In 2021, Port of Newcastle became the first port in Oceania to be EcoPorts certified against the leading global benchmarking standards, achieving Silver Sustainability Advantage Status, and became 100 per cent powered by renewable energy.
The Port of Newcastle is committed to being proactive in managing our business safely, sustainably and responsibly. We are taking action to ensure we have effective systems and processes that are focussed on preventing and eliminating modern slavery and human trafficking risks in our business and supply chains.
A world-class container terminal at Port of Newcastle would create 4,600 jobs, boost the state economy by $6 billion and slash the transport costs for regional exporters, according to a new report by economic consultancy, AlphaBeta.
The report - Global Gateway for NSW: the economic impact of a container terminal at the Port of Newcastle - shows that a modern container terminal would cut land transport costs for northern NSW businesses by $2.8 billion by 2050.
Addresses significant role that the Port of Newcastle could play in helping to manage the current and growing freight task for NSW as well as in facilitating major economic, environmental and regional benefits to the State.