It is our duty to play a positive role in our society, to act in a socially-responsible manner and to consider our social and economic impact wherever practicably possible. There is no universally-accepted definition of corporate social responsibility, but it has generally come to be understood as business decision-making linked to ethical values, legal compliance and respect for individuals, community and our environment.
A company committed to CSR goes further than required by law so as to:
In addition to our regular networking events where we seek to empower young shipping professionals, SPNL is proud to have been actively associated with helping others in the following ways:
OSCAR Campaign (Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity)
The Oscar Campaign (The Ocean and Shipping Community Advancing Children’s Health and Research) is an innovative fundraising partnership uniting the international shipping community to raise funds at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH).
SPNL is a platform for young shipping professionals. In line with this, we appreciate that the young shipping professionals of tomorrow also need to be supported. To assist these “developing professionals” we have created several SPNL prizes for top students.