Carnival Corporation Wins Second Consecutive Clean Tech Award from The New Economy
The Clean Tech Awards are presented by The New Economy, a quarterly publication whose goal is to stimulate financial investment and encourage discussion and debate of appropriate strategies for the promotion of global economic growth. Since the inception of the Clean Tech Awards in 2011, The New Economy has given these awards to industry-leading companies who are pioneers in disrupting global industries, creating viable business models for the marketplace, solving environmental challenges and furthering economic development.
- Implementing a multi-year
Fleet Fuel Conservation Programthat by the end of 2014 saved the company more than one billion gallons of fuel and reduced fleet carbon emissions by 12 billion kilograms over a seven year period.
- Improving the fleet's overall fuel efficiency by 24 percent compared to 2007, while saving approximately
$2.5 billionin fuel costs, the company's single biggest expense.
- Committing to invest more than
$400 millionto install an industry-first exhaust gas cleaning technology (ECO-EGC™) to 70 percent of the fleet
- Employing various measures across the fleet that enabled the company to meet its corporate goal to reduce its rate of CO2 emissions from shipboard operations by 20 percent in 2014 – a year ahead of its initial plan.
"Receiving this honor for the second year in a row is an important validation from outside the company of our commitment to sustainability and being a responsible steward of the oceans and seas," said
The New Economy award winners were announced in
Together, these brands operate 100 ships totaling 212,000 lower berths with 10 new ships scheduled to be delivered between now and 2018.
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Roger Frizzell, Carnival Corporation, RFrizzell@Carnival.com, (305) 406-7862; Mike Flanagan, LDWWgroup, Mike@LDWWgroup.com, (727) 452-4538