GeelongPort Environment Policy

Geelong Port Pty Ltd and Ports Pty Ltd is committed to conducting business activities in a way that minimise adverse environmental impacts and delivers continual improvement in environmental performance. To achieve this, we will:

  • Monitor and comply, at a minimum, with all applicable legal requirements and conduct activities in accordance with relevant industry codes and standards.
  • Implement systems to prevent pollution, improve resource efficiency and minimise impacts on the communities in which we operate.
  • Report and appropriately manage all environmental hazards, incidents, community complaints and legacy conditions.
  • Incorporate environmental considerations into decision-making and procurement processes.
  • Communicate openly with the community, regulators, customers and other stakeholders.
  • Set and review internal environmental objectives and target, and implement programs to achieve these.
  • Measure and report on our environmental performance to our internal and relevant external stakeholders.
  • Implement verification processes to ensure compliance with this policy and to drive-continuous improvement of our environmental performance.
  • Deliver training and awareness programs to ensure our employees and contractors understand their environmental accountabilities and have the necessary skills to minimise the environmental risks and our operations.

Environment Strategy

GeelongPort Environment Strategy
GeelongPort has a long history of connection with Corio Bay and the broader Geelong community. This Environment Strategy presents a forward vision and commitment to the sustainable environmental management of port facilities and provides a framework to support our corporate Sustainability Value – stepping up to better deliver ‘our activities with care and respect for the environment’.

– Brett Winter – CEO GeelongPort