Corporate Social Responsibility


Human Rights

JF Hillebrand supports the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We recognise our responsibility to uphold human rights issues within our organisation and within our sphere of influence


We support and advocate the International Labour Organization (ILO), Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. We recognise the right to collective bargaining, and uphold the abolition of forced, compulsory and child labour, and the elimination of discrimination.  JF Hillebrand offices comply with all local employment acts and regulations, local Health and Safety regulations and provide safety training to staff as appropriate.

Statement of JF Hillebrand UK Ltd pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Click here to request a copy.


JF Hillebrand is fully committed to undertaking initiatives that promote environmental responsibility and to reduce the environmental impact of our operations globally.  We support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges through central and local risk assessment and risk management policies.   We have undertaken environmental initiatives throughout our global network to ensure both we, and our partners, minimise the carbon footprint and emissions of pollutants in our operations. As a partner to our customers, we believe the role of JF Hillebrand is to give advise and share best practise on how to reduce the emissions of any service we provide.


JF Hillebrand does not tolerate bribery, corruption and extortion in any form. We are committed to complying with international and local anti-bribery and anti-corruption standards, laws and legislation and we aim to create a corporate culture where an ethical and moral code is upheld by our staff.



Containers Owners Association (COA)

An international organisation whose aim is to represent the shared interests of all owners of freight containers. The primary objective of this organisation is to promote common standards amongst the shipping container industry and facilitate international lobbying.

BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group 

A global, business-to-business initiative dedicated to improving the environmental performance of marine container transport. Today, CCWG tools represent the industry standard for measuring and reporting ocean carriers’ environmental performance on carbon dioxide emissions and pollutants.  JF Hillebrand has been a member since 2013.

UN Global Compact

JF Hillebrand has been an active member of the UN Global Compact since 2011, companies around the world come together in a joint effort to promote corporate responsibility and to demonstrate that business is a force for good. The UN Global Compact is the world's largest corporate sustainability (aka corporate social responsibility) initiative with 13000 corporate participants and other stakeholders over 170 countries. It is a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals.

Communications on progress are released every year.

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