Corporate social responsibility of the Ports of Szczecin and Świnoujście

Hanna Klimek , Anna Michalska-Szajer , Janusz Dąbrowski

Abstract

Seaports are not only transport nodes but they are also important links in the land-sea transport chains and global supply chains. Due to the nature of their activities, seaports have a signi cant impact on both their internal and external environment. This necessitates the implementation of the concept of Corporate Social Responsi- bility (CSR). This concept focuses on, to a large extent, considering the positions of all the stakeholders when planning and implementing company strategies. Pursuant to the Act on Seaports and Harbours, the seaports in Szczecin and Świnoujście are ports of primary importance to the national economy. A great challenge for the ports is to simultaneously balance their development with caring for the environment. The aim of this article is to determine whether the seaports in Szczecin and Świnoujście are socially responsible and what the result of their impact on the natural environment and society are. This article uses the case study method, which analyses the activities undertaken by the port management as well as the enterprises that are part of the port service sup- ply centres in Szczecin and Świnoujście, and assesses the e ects of these activities. From the results, it can be stated that the Ports Authority, through its business, pro-environmental, pro-social and pro-employee activities, implements the goals of CSR and is a socially responsible entity, although more could be done.
Author Hanna Klimek (FE / IMTST)
Hanna Klimek,,
- Institute of Maritime Transport and Seaborne Trade
, Anna Michalska-Szajer (FE)
Anna Michalska-Szajer,,
- Faculty of Economics
, Janusz Dąbrowski (FE / IMTST)
Janusz Dąbrowski,,
- Institute of Maritime Transport and Seaborne Trade
Journal seriesZeszyty Naukowe / Akademia Morska w Szczecinie, [Zeszyty Naukowe Akademii Morskiej w Szczecinie], ISSN 1733-8670, e-ISSN 2392-0378, (N/A 20 pkt)
Issue year2020
No61 (133)
Pages99-107
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishseaport, seaport stakeholders, CSR, CSR focus areas, CSR of seaports, Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority SA, the Szczecin-Świnoujście port complex, seaport sustainability
DOIDOI:10.17402/405
URL http://repository.scientific-journals.eu/handle/123456789/2598
Languageen angielski
LicenseRepository; published final; Uznanie Autorstwa (CC-BY); with publication
Score (nominal)20
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