SDG climate action

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Carbon Footprint Goals Progress Achieved

  • 26.3% reduction achieved relative to our 2005 baseline.
  • Delivered the second cruise ship in the world to be powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) while in port.
  • Expanded partnership with Shell to fuel North America’s first LNG-Powered Cruise Ships.
  • Continued partnership with Wärtsilä to drive further gains in engine efficiency.
SDG good health and well being

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Exhaust Gas Cleaning Technology Goals Progress On Track

  • 62% of fleet equipped with Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems.
  • Named winner of Lloyd’s List Americas 2017 Cleaner Safer Seas Solutions Award for Clean-Air Commitment.
SDG clean water and sanitation

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AWWPS Technology Goals Progress On Track

  • Increased fleet wide capacity coverage by 6.2 percentage points.
SDG good health and well being

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Cold Ironing Capacity Goals Progress On Track

  • 43% of fleet equipped with cold ironing capabilities.
SDG clean water and sanitation

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Water Efficiency Goals Progress On Track

  • 4.0% increase in water efficiency.
SDG responsible consumption and production

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Waste reduction Goals Progress On Track

  • 3.7% reduction in waste rate.
SDG good health and well being

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Guest and Crewmember Health, Safety & Security Goals Progress On Track

  • Implemented a Psychometric Evaluation Program.
  • Continued to support research to test the efficiency of disinfection products against norovirus.
SDG reduced inequalities

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Diversity & Ethics Goals Progress Ongoing

  • Continued to build a diverse and inclusive workforce.
  • Together with Catalyst (the leading US nonprofit with a mission to expand opportunities for women) we made a pledge to support the advancement of women’s leadership and diversity in the workplace.
  • Together with Executive Leadership Council (ELC – the leading US organization working to empower black corporate leaders) we made a pledge to support and encourage diversity in the workplace.
SDG peace justice and strong institutions

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Business Partner Code of Conduct and Ethics Goals Progress Ongoing

  • Continue to deploy a Supplier Evaluation Questionnaire within our supply chain.
  • Announced commitment to support responsible chicken sourcing practices.
SDG sustainable cities and communities

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Our Community Goals Progress Ongoing

  • Pledged up to $12 million for hurricane relief and rebuilding efforts.
  • Started a partnership with Mercy Ships.
  • Continued partnership with The Nature Conservancy.
  • Continued support to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.

NOTE: In 2017 we included the United Nations Sustainable Development goals that best aligned with our 2020 goals.