sustainability

environmental and social responsibility

MPS through its shareholders attach immense importance to environment and social sustainability.  We are focused on the continuous improvement of our environmental performance through the adaptation of sustainable goals and environmentally friendly actions. In this effect we reduce our waste and emissions while we increase our efficiency as a world class terminal.

Sustainability goals

  • Identify and Manage Environmental and Social Risks associated with all aspects of our operation.
  • Deploying innovation and globally acceptable methods to ensure the preservation of flora and fauna and restitution for any loss to personal or communal assets.
  • Providing the best working environment for our employees and contractors.
  • Working with our host communities in upholding local norms.
  • Delivering shared benefit by liaising with our host communities and external stakeholders in the area of community development.

These principles have and continue to serve as guidance in the company’s Environmental and Social management activities. 

Sustainability ACTIONS

  • Waste segregation,
  • Noise monitoring,
  • Dust suppression
  • Equipment calibration
  • Tree planting
  • Turtle hatchery program
  • Community infrastructure development 
  • Community Health Outreach
  • Support for traditional celebrations

Our goals and actions are compliant with IFC’s Environment and Social performance Standards and International best practices. 

We received multiple Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) Certifications for buildings in the Tema Port Expansion Project. The buildings comprising the Administrative Building, Authorities Building and the Workshop Maintenance Building successfully passed all requirements to reach the mandatory certification level.

By this the MPS Workshop Maintenance Building becomes the first light industrial building to be EDGE certified in Africa.

Get to know more about it here: CLICK HERE

CERTIFICATIONS

Tree Planting exercise

Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) continues its commitment to protecting the environment. Two years ago, MPS embarked on a tree planting exercise along the Tema Beach Road towards the site for the Tema Port Expansion Project. The activity was named PLANTING THE WAY TO THE NEW PORT FACILITY with the objective of contributing to the sustainability and to beautify the environment.

Back then, The CEO of MPS, Mohamed Samara, announced that this initiative is to plant 400 coconut seedlings (one tree by each employee).Now that MPS has relocated to the new Terminal 3, this initiative was repeated to; again hundreds of staff members of MPS and its main contractors CHEC, EIFFAGE as well as fisher folks from Sakumono joined the exercise to plant the total of 500 new trees.