Incheon Port Authority signs agreement of 'Formation of eco-friendly port' with UNEP
On 21st, Incheon Port Authority (President Bonghyeon Nam) has stated that a business agreement for 'Promotion of formation of Environment-friendly Incheon port & cultivation of next-generation environment leaders' was signed with National Committee for the Republic of Korea of United Nations Environment Programme under UN (Representative Jaebeom Kim) on the eco-friendly port guide ship 'Econuri'.
United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP) is an organization that performs a role of monitoring global environments and helping each country to take appropriate actions for a change of international society and derive actions for environment and derives international agreements on sustainable environment policies, and has enacted Kyoto Protocol through international meetings.
According to this agreement, both agencies are expected to realize a new paradigm for formation of an eco-friendly port and green port and became a practical starting point for formation of a sustainable port by agreeing on joint
implementation of environment protection activities
utilization of retained resources, etc.
mutual sharing of various environment-related information ,
implementation of joint programs in environment area, etc.
In particular, owing to implementation of the eco-friendly policies utilizing international communication channels retained by National Committee for the Republic of Korea of United Nations Environment Programme, Incheon port is also expected to become a help for attracting freight volumes by being an addition to rise of the port brand value along with establishment of an image for eco-friendly port.