The development of actions to shape a sustainable supply chain in the international port community is the main goal of the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP), taking place on March 22-23, in Antwerp, Belgium.
The program is based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals drawn up by the United Nations. WPSP will discuss five essential themes: future-proof infrastructure, climate and energy, societal integration of ports, safety and security, as well as governance and ethics.
The Port of Açu will be the only Brazilian representative in the event. José Magela, CEO of Prumo Logística (the developer and operator of the Port of Açu), will participate in the panel “Communities and Innovation: Working together towards sustainable maritime freight transport,” on Thursday (22).
“It is a privilege to participate in this event and share sustainable initiatives developed in ports around the world. At Porto f Açu we always acting in partsnership with the community. Only in a relationship marked by dialogue and transparency, we can achieve sustainable economic development for the complex and the region” said Magela.
The World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) was initiated by the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), and developed in cooperation with regional and international port-related organizations. This edition will be held in the Port of Antwerp, a strategic partner of the Port of Açu.
The event will be attended by officials from the United Nations, UNICEF, and the main ports and companies operating in the industry. It can be watched live at https://www.wpspevent.org/home/