Greenlandic businesses

’Clean Greenland – Green Companies’
CSR Greenland has formed a partnership with the World Wildlife Fund Denmark (WWF Denmark) called Clean Greenland – Green Companies. The partnership aims to enhance the conscientiousness and capacity of selected Greenlandic companies in order to make them better capable of dealing with environmental challenges and reducing their carbon footprint. You can read about the project results in the magazine “På vej mod et renere Grønland“.

Royal Greenland
Royal Greenland is one of Greenland’s largest companies with an annual turnover of almost 5 billion DKK and hence constitutes an important actor in the Greenlandic fishing industry. As part of comprehensive CSR efforts, the company is working to reduce its emission of greenhouse gasses. You can read more about Royal Greenland’s climate initiatives here.

Polar Seafood
Polar Seafood is Greenland’s second largest fishing company with factories and fishing fleets along the west coast. The company strives to reduce emissions from all parts of its operations. You can find more information about Polar Seafood’s CSR initiatives here.

Royal Arctic Line
Royal Arctic Line has concessions covering shipping to and from Greenland and between towns. While maritime transport is a relatively energy efficient way of moving cargo and products over long distances, the fossil fuel requirements in arctic conditions are often higher as compared with other climatic regions. The company was not satisfied with the fuel efficiency of its fleet in 2012 and hence worked to improve this in 2013. You can read more about Royal Arctic Line.

Air Greenland
Air Greenland is responsible for the majority of transportation by air in Greenland – a sector that is of crucial importance to Greenland due to the limited possibilities for transportation by land. Being responsible for significant greenhouse gas emissions, the company strives to reduce its CO2 emissions and is one of the few businesses to publish its carbon footprint, i.e. its annual emissions of greenhouse gasses. You can read more about Air Greenland’s work in the area of climate and energy and see their annual report, in which their emissions are presented here.

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