Novozymes wants sustainable shipping but is unwilling to pay extra

Shipping needs to become as green as possible, according to Novozymes. However, the biotech company and global shipper is unwilling to pay extra for climate-friendly products, says Head of Global Sustainability Claus Stig Pedersen to ShippingWatch. Read on to learn why.

Claus Stig Pedersen, Head of Global Sustainability at Novozymes. | Photo: PR-foto Danske Rederiers årsmøde 2021

The pressure on the global shipping industry to become greener, more sustainable and climate-neutral will mount in the years to come.

Not only policymakers or investors will increasingly be making green demands on commercial shipping, but also customers – that is, shippers and their freight customers in sectors such as industry and retail, predicts Novozymes.

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