#IAPH2023 Sustainability Awards finalists announced – public voting opens

18 finalists from Africa, America, Asia, Europe, and Oceania selected by expert jury

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

18 finalists from Africa, America, Asia, Europe, and Oceania selected by expert jury

IAPH is delighted to announce the opening of public voting for the finalists of the #IAPH2023 Sustainability Awards.

The expert jury have made the tough choices of whittling 86 sustainability projects down to a final eighteen for the six categories. The wide variety of finalists applying the UN Sustainable Development Goals from all continents reflects the global contributions of projects made this year to the World Ports Sustainability Program.

The voting is now open until midnight CEST on Sunday 24 September, after which the winners will be announced at the gala dinner of the #IAPH2023 World Ports Conference in Abu Dhabi on the evening of 1 November.

To cast your own vote, click on the following link : https://bit.ly/IAPH2023Vote

IAPH’s technical director of the World Ports Sustainability Program Antonis Michail commented : “The sheer diversity and quality of the entries this year surpasses previous years and has made it a tough job for the expert jury to pick the standout projects. We are delighted that every continent has at least one finalist, which reflects the truly global portfolio of our database of projects.”

Here is a rundown of the finalists. Click on the image for more information on the project.

Area of interest – Infrastructure

Area of interest – Climate and Energy

Area of interest : Environmental Care

Area of interest : Digitalization

Area of interest : Community Building

Area of interest – Health, Safety and Security

To vote for your choices, click here: https://bit.ly/IAPH2023Vote

Contact details : Victor Shieh – IAPH Communications Director

Email : victor.shieh@iaphworldports.org

About IAPH

Founded in 1955, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has developed into a global alliance of 177 port authorities as well as 148 port-related businesses. Comprised of 86 different nationalities across the world’s continents, member ports handle approximately one third of the world’s sea-borne trade and well over 60% of the world container traffic. IAPH leads global port industry initiatives on decarbonization and energy transition, risk and resilience management, and accelerating digitalization in the maritime transport chain. Its World Ports Sustainability Program has grown into the reference database of best practices of ports applying the UN Sustainable Development Goals and integrating them into their businesses – www.iaphworldports.org.

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