Given the supply chain disruptions since the Covid-19 pandemic, investment in ports and free zones has become more crucial to the global economy and the resilience of trade. With transport one of the leading contributors of carbon emissions globally, ensuring new and existing infrastructure aligns with internationally established environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles is a growing focus.
In Libya, entities such as Misurata Free Zone are working to incorporate ESG considerations into their business practices. As the country emerges from years of conflict, adopting such principles offers an avenue to more sustainable, equitable and transparent development. Current ESG priorities range from waste management and emissions reductions, to community engagement and regulatory improvements.
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