Environment

Proactive About Environmental
Performance

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. (ISI) is committed to protecting the environment. At all times and in every aspect of our business, we operate in full compliance with applicable legislation and strive to improve our environmental performance.

We continuously re-evaluate our activities and measure our performance against established high-performance goals. We also educate our employees on their environmental responsibilities and teach them methods to reduce risk and eliminate potential environmental harm.

Key elements of our efforts include:

  • Investing in initiatives and innovation supporting marine conservation
  • Meeting or exceeding all environmental standards for disposal
  • Observing off-peak power time

Additionally, as a member of the J.D. Irving, Limited family of companies, we are continually exploring innovative new ways to lighten our environmental footprint. Respecting the air, water, soil, forest ecosystem and local communities, our mandate is to manage our operations so they produce the highest quality products and services in an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible manner.

Environmental Investment

Connecting Efforts to Restore Our Earth

Creating a healthy planet and addressing climate change is not a choice, but a necessity. At Irving Shipbuilding, we are supporting research that can better help us understand the impact to marine ecosystems and coastal environments. This is made possible by collaboration and key partnerships such as Canada’s Ocean Supercluster and MEOPAR.

MORI: New partnership mobilizes Marine Scientists for research at sea

Canadian scientists have a vast amount of ocean real estate to explore and limited access to the vessels that can get them there. MEOPAR’s possible solution to this challenge is Modular Ocean Research Infrastructure (MORI)—an alternative pathway to sophisticated...

'Arctic Corridors, Northern Voices' Research Project Wins Governor General's Innovation Award

A new study by Dr. Dawson and Dr. Carter, supported by Irving Shipbuilding and MEOPAR mapping a network of culturally significant marine areas across Arctic Canada using Inuit and local knowledge has won the Governor General's Innovation Award.

Advanced Environmental Excellence
Green Marine

Advancing environmental Excellence

Irving Shipbuilding is a Green Marine participant. 

Green Marine’s participants are committed to continually reducing their environmental footprint.

Green Marine is the leading environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. It is a voluntary initiative that helps its participants to improve their environmental performance beyond regulations. Green Marine targets key environmental issues related to air, water and soil quality, and community relations.

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