Our Corporate Responsibility

G2 Ocean is committed to being a sustainable and responsible company and our actions are always grounded in our vision ‘Pioneering Sustainable Shipping Solutions’.

In 2019 we adopted the following UN Sustainable Development Goals as strategic focus areas for G2 Ocean:


Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth


Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production


Goal 14: Life below water


Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure


Goal 13: Climate action


Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

The Three Pillars of Sustainability

In G2 Ocean, we focus on sustainability across three mutually reinforcing components: 


Environmental Sustainability


Social Development


Economic Growth

Reducing our environmental impact

As a responsible shipping company, we are committed to doing our part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from our operations.

G2 Ocean’s impact on the climate and the environment is mainly related to fuel consumption.

We recognise our responsibility to protect the environment for future generations and are committed to reducing our carbon footprints.

To improve our environmental impact, we have initiated several projects, including:


Monitoring and reporting on our greenhouse gas emissions


Monitoring our fuel efficiency


Optimising vessel routing, speed, and engine load


Establishing waste management practices, focusing especially on plastic consumption


Completing hull and propeller cleaning


Using new technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions


Recycling equipment, such as web slings

Developing our employees

Achieving our operational, financial, and sustainability targets could not succeed without empowering our people to find new and innovative ways to improve our services and processes.

We are committed to developing our employees, enabling them to perform at their best and create positive change across the organisation and in the communities we operate in. As an international company, we place a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion, and we are always aiming to leverage the perspectives and opinions sourced from different cultures, backgrounds and experiences.

To improve our social impact, we focus on:


Developing our employees’ skillsets for the future


Strengthening our high-performance culture


Enhancing our health and safety culture

Growing our business

Strong economic performance, along with social responsibility and environmental stewardship, is part of being a sustainable shipping company.

Our investments in new solutions and services to the shipping industry benefits the economy by:

  • Promoting economic growth
  • Creating value for our shareholders, partners, governments and society
  • Creating jobs and economic security

To further grow our business, we have implemented several initiatives, including:


Innovating and digitalising our services, processes and systems


Growing our project cargo services


Expanding our services into new geographical areas


Cooperating with customers and suppliers to introduce new solutions to the shipping industry


Promoting transparency and working actively with anti-bribery and anti-corruption

Our Responsible Business Practises

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Code of Business Ethics

Our Code of Business Ethics expresses principles to follow in terms of business practices, relations with business partners, anti-corruption, confidentiality and more. Click here to read the Code of Business Ethics.

Behavioural Principles

G2 Ocean has implemented Behavioural Principles in the workplace. The Principles are developed together with our employees and are desired principles and values that shall apply to all employees. Click here to view our Behavioural Principles.

Supplier Code of Conduct

At G2 Ocean, we set high ethical and environmental requirements for both ourselves and our suppliers. All our suppliers must commit to our Supplier Code of Conduct, and it is expected that applicable laws and regulations are adhered to. Click here to read our Supplier Code of Conduct.

Whistleblowing Policy

Our whistleblowing policy ensures that illegal or unethical activities are reported, and reputational harm is avoided. We also work with an external whistleblower supplier to give employees a platform to raise concerns, without revealing their identity. Click here to read our Whistleblowing Policy.

Human Rights and Decent Work Conditions Policy

As part of G2 Ocean’s commitment to treating people with dignity and respect, the company has adopted a Human Rights and Decent Work Conditions policy.

The policy sets out the principles and standards of G2 Ocean to prevent the business from having a potential or actual negative impact on basic human rights and decent working conditions.

Click here to read our Human Rights and Decent Work Conditions Policy.

If you have information about human rights breaches or have concerns about human rights being respected throughout our operations, we encourage you to notify us at compliance@g2ocean.com.

Equal Opportunities

At G2 Ocean, we are committed to providing fair and equal opportunities for all employees. We have a zero-tolerance for workplace harassment and do not accept any form of discrimination.

We aim to ensure that employees and job applicants are recruited, selected, trained, and promoted based on their experience, competence and skills in line with their job description.

Click here to read our Equal Opportunities Policy.

Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption

We are opposed to corruption in all forms and are committed to conducting business in accordance with the high ethical standards reflected in our Code of Business Ethics and ABC Policy.

In recognition of this commitment, we have implemented a comprehensive programme to prevent corruption in our business activities.

The programme includes policies and procedures applicable to all G2 Ocean employees. It also involves the resources and tools that are available within G2 Ocean, such as risk assessments, training of employees, reporting tools and partnerships such as the Compliance Forum and our collaboration with the Maritime Anti Corruption Network (MACN).

Click here to read our ABC Policy.


G2 Ocean’s Anti-Trust policy is intended to give the management and all employees an understanding of the general principles of anti-trust law in order to avoid situations that are illegal under the anti-trust rules and to recognize those situations where legal advice has to be sought before an agreement is entered into or an understanding reached.

Click here to read our Anti-Trust Policy.

Occupational Health and Safety

This Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policy represents G2 Ocean’s commitment to promoting safe and healthy working conditions, protecting its employees’ health, and enabling the organization to develop a positive working environment, preventing work-related injuries and ill-health to the employees.

Click here to read the policy.