Our Commitment

Our Commitment

Port of Newcastle is committed to driving the principles of sustainability throughout our operations, our internal culture and the way we engage with our customers and communities.

Sustainabilty Advantage

Port of Newcastle is committed to adopting sustainable practices and has recently became a Bronze Partner - NSW Government Sustainability Advantage Program in recognition of its environmental achievements. As a Bronze member, Port of Newcastle is recognised for demonstrating its commitment to business sustainability.

EcoPorts

As the first port in Australia or New Zealand to become a member of the International EcoPorts network, Port of Newcastle has been working across the Pacific region to advocate for the benefits of the EcoPorts initiative. EcoPorts provides a consistent and globally-recognised approach to environmental management in the Port sector.

GRESB

In 2019 Port of Newcastle participated in its first GRESB assessment to benchmark the Port against other ports globally. The information will be used to set a baseline for determining sustainability opportunities that can be be integrated into our business strategy.

United Nations SD Goals

Port of Newcastle's approach to sustainability align with the principals of the UN Sustainability Goals to promote prosperity whilst protecting the planet.

Active Environmental Management

Active Environmental Management

Port of Newcastle recognises its responsibility to manage the port in a way that minimises its impacts on the local environment and is committed to adopting sustainable practices.

The Port of Newcastle’s approach to Active Environmental Management highlights how we manage the environmental impacts of port operations and development. Port of Newcastle works hard to manage limit the impact of port operations on surrounding areas and has identified five key themes guiding its approach:

  • Managing our environmental footprint
  • Beyond our boundaries
  • Committed stewards
  • Our systems and support
  • Port-City relations

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Environment, Sustainability and Planning Manager
Phone: +61 2 4908 8200 Email: jackie.spiteri@portofnewcastle.com.au