A.P. Mollerâ€“Maersk Group
|A.P. Moller–Maersk Group|
|Industry||Electronics, Logistics & Information Technology|
|Group CEO||Nils S. Andersen|
|Group CFO||Trond Ø. Westlie|
|Products||Container shipping and terminals, ferry and tanker transport, semi-submersible drilling rigs and FPSOs, oil and gas exploration and production, shipyards, store retail|
About A.P. Moller–Maersk Group
A.P. Moller–Maersk Group- also known as Maersk- is a Danish business conglomerate. A.P. Moller–Maersk Group has activities in a variety of business sectors, primarily within the transportation and energy sectors. It has been the largest container ship and supply vessel operator in the world since 1996.
Engagement in Cultural Diplomacy
The engagement of A.P. Moller–Maersk in Cultural Diplomacy is relatively high since they have numerous international graduate and trainee programs. Additionally, they promote human rights and encourage tolerance with regards to diversity in the working environment.
On their website they state that diversity and inclusion are principles that, not only benefit business results but also that ensure that every employee will be treated with respect and dignity.They particularly underline that they will exhibit zero tolerance in ‘’discrimination or harassment of any kind.’’
Grants and Scholarships
A.P. Moller–Maersk offers two graduate programs: the Maersk Line Graduate Programme (MLGP) and the Maersk International Technology and Science Programme (MITAS). The Maersk Liner Graduate Programme is a two-year programme which consists of two job rotations plus MLGP Educational Support and Developmental Support. MITAS is a two-year programme for recently graduated engineers and geoscientists. Graduates also get the opportunity to gain real-world experience and a broad business mindset.
Promoting Human and Civil Rights
On the A.P. Moller – Maersk website, it is highlighted that the company supports Human Rights values and thus embeds them within the workforce and regulations. Additionally their aim is to work in accordance with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. They also agree on global labour principles, such as the eradication of child labour, to ensure the welfare of their employees. These principles are in accordance with internationally recognised values. Furthermore, the issue of gender and nationality is mentioned. Diverse groups of candidates are favored in comparison to homogeneous groups when key senior positions are considered. Moreover, zero tolerance on discrimination or harassment is declared.