SEC Filings

DEF 14A
CARNIVAL CORP filed this Form DEF 14A on 03/07/2019
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ANNEX A

 

Each RAAS HESS audit is organized and planned to:

 

 

verify compliance with applicable rules, corporate standards, brand policies and procedures, regulations, codes and guidance directly involved in the safe conduct of ship operations;

 

verify the effectiveness and efficiency of the shipboard and shore-side HESS management systems; and

 

identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

Carnival Corporation & plc has long been committed to operating responsibly. We believe that sustainability is about preserving our environment, respecting our employees and the communities where we do business and returning value to our shareholders. We voluntarily publish Sustainability Reports that address governance, stakeholder engagement, environmental, labor, human rights, society, product responsibility, economic and other sustainability-related issues and performance indicators. These reports, which can be viewed at www.carnivalsustainability.com, are developed in accordance with the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines established by the Global Reporting Initiative, the global standard for reporting on environmental, social and governance policies, practices and performance.

As part of our sustainability strategy, we have voluntarily reported our carbon footprint via the CDP (formerly, the Carbon Disclosure Project) each year since 2006. The CDP rates companies on the depth and scope of their disclosures and the quality of their reporting. We have developed a greenhouse gas inventory management plan in 2010 in accordance with the requirements of International Organization for Standardization (“ISO”) 14064-1:2006 standard and The Greenhouse Gas Protocol. Our submission includes details of our most recently compiled emissions data and reduction efforts, along with the results of an independent, third-party verification of our greenhouse gas emissions inventory. We also disclose our water stewardship through the CDP water program.

Carnival Corporation & plc’s environmental management system is certified in accordance with the ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System standard.

We are committed to reducing our air emissions and improving air quality by evaluating established and new technology solutions. Liquefied natural gas is one of the solutions we are working to implement across our fleet both in port and at sea due to its reduced carbon profile and cleaner emissions.

We continue our partnership with The Nature Conservancy, one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, working across all sectors of industry and society to help advance its mission to protect the natural world and develop relationships that best align to produce clear conservation benefits with lasting, measurable outcomes. Our partnership is supporting their Mapping Ocean Wealth program, which creates maps that show the extent and distribution of benefits that habitats like coral reefs and mangroves provide, including fish production, flood mitigation, erosion control and recreation.

 

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