Key Programs

Climate Smart

climate-smart-sealWestern Stevedoring has been Climate Smart Certified since 2015. Climate Smart is an award winning program helping 750+ businesses develop cleaner, more efficient and profitable ways of doing business.

The Climate Smart program is built around three steps organizations can use to reduce their environmental footprint: measurement, reduction, and cascading the learning throughout their organization.

For more information, visit the Climate Smart website.


Green Marine 


Green Marine is a voluntary environmental certification program for the North American marine industry. It is rigorous, transparent and inclusive initiative that addresses key environmental issues through its 14 performance indicators.

This measurement guides actions on how best to reduce our environmental footprint.

To receive certification, we benchmark our annual environmental performance and have our results verified by an accredited external verifier.

Visit the Green Marine Certification website for more information or to review our latest performance results. 

Click here for the most recent performance report. 


ISO: 14001 - 2015

Western Stevedoring's Environment Management System (EMS) helps conform to ISO 14001:2015, a globally recognized international standard for Environmental Management Systems.

As part of this process, we have identified the areas of our operations that contribute to our environmental footprint.

Key considerations include:

  • emissions to air
  • releases to water
  • releases to land
  • use of raw materials and natural resources
  • use of energy
  • energy emitted (heat, noise, light)
  • generation of waste
  • use of space