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Seaport Business Actions to Ensure Clean and Affordable Energy

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Many different sectors are obliged to implement the 17 goals established by the United Nations General Assembly, both for their own life cycles and for the future of our world. Each goal has its own goals and plans. Although different applications are made for these targets on a sectoral basis, a common language must be developed for each target. In this study, the 7th goal of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the goal of providing access to economic, sustainable and clean energy for everyone, was emphasized. In the study, the maritime transport sector, which has a large share in the logistics sector in terms of both economic and environmental damage, has been selected. In this context, the sustainability, environment, corporate social responsibility and annual reports of the 33 biggest European ports with a gross weight handling volume were examined in line with the SDG 7 target and a content analysis was made on these reports. According to the results of the analysis, the contribution and approach of Europe’s largest ports to Clean and Affordable Energy, the 7th sustainable development goal of the United Nations, emerged.


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Çalışkan, A., Akçiçek, C., Öztürkoğlu, Y. (2023). Seaport Business Actions to Ensure Clean and Affordable Energy. In: Koval, V., Kazancoglu, Y., Lakatos, ES. (eds) Circular Business Management in Sustainability. ISCMEE 2022. Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering. Springer, Cham.

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