The "Corporate Sustainability Development Best Practice Principles" and "Corporate Sustainability Committee Organizational Charter" were passed by the Board of Directors to embrace sustainable development and fulfill our corporate social responsibility. These reflect Evergreen’s vision and commitments on economic, environmental and social issues. Evergreen has set up the "Corporate Sustainability Committee" to ensure the continued implementation of sustainable corporate management practices. The President and Executive Vice President of Business Coordination Dept. respectively serve as the Chairman and Director General of the Corporate Sustainability Committee; members of the Committee are made up of 18 department heads, as well as 25 executive secretaries.

The Committee is divided into the Environmental Protection Issues Team, Employee Care/Community Care Issues Team, Corporate Governance/Economic Issues Team and Product/Supplier Management Issues Team and convene quarterly meetings. The relevant departments in each team are responsible for communicating and responding to stakeholders on issues of concern. The Committee reports its progress and work plans to the Board of Directors every year, ensuring corporate sustainability being integrated in company's decision making.

Committee organizational chart, Committee job function & Issue Team job function as follows:

Evergreen Marine Corporate Sustainability Committee Organizational Chart
Evergreen Marine Corporate Sustainability Committee Organizational Chart
The Corporate Sustainability Committee is responsible for the following:
  1. Formulation and implementation of corporate sustainability policies, systems, and related management policies.

  2. The four teams under the Corporate Sustainability Committee are responsible for communicating and responding to stakeholders on issues of concern.

  3. Review of economic, environmental and social issues.

  4. Compilation of Corporate Sustainability Reports.

  5. Reporting of progress, performance, and work plans regarding issues of concern and their risks and opportunities to the Board of Directors.

The functions of each issue team are separately described as follows:
The functions of each issue team