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Health, Environmental, Safety and Security Policy

Carnival Corporation & plc and its Operating Lines are
committed to:
  • Protecting the health, safety and security of our passengers, guests, employees and all others working on behalf of the Company, thereby promoting an organization that is free of injuries, ill health and loss.
  • Protecting the environment, including the marine environment in which our vessels sail and the communities in which we operate, minimizing adverse environmental consequences, and using resources efficiently.
  • Fully complying with or exceeding all legal and statutory requirements related to health, environment, safety and security throughout our business activities.
  • Assigning health, environment, safety and security matters the same priority as other critical business matters.

To implement this Policy, Carnival Corporation & plc and its Operating Lines will:

  • Identify those managers responsible for implementing health, environmental, safety and security performance and ensure that there are clear lines of accountability.
  • Develop, implement and monitor effective and verifiable management systems to realize our health, environmental, safety and security commitments.
  • Identify the aspects of our business that impact the environment and take appropriate action to minimize that impact.
  • Identify, document, assess and conduct periodic reviews of the principal health, environmental, safety and security risks affecting our business.
  • Implement practical measures to manage identified risks effectively.
  • Provide appropriate health, environmental, safety and security support, training, advice and information to passengers, guests, employees and others working on behalf of the Company
  • Perform regular health, environmental, safety and security audits and take prompt action on identified shortcomings.
  • Promptly report and properly investigate all health, environmental, safety and security incidents, and take appropriate action to prevent recurrence.
  • Establish and act upon goals and objectives to continually improve our health, environmental, safety and security performance.
  • Publicly report to and maintain open dialogue and cooperation with key stakeholders on health, environmental, safety and security matters.
  • Promote industry best practices regarding health, environmental, safety and security matters.

The head of each Operating Line is responsible for ensuring compliance with this Policy within his/ her respective organization

Carnival Corporation & plc senior management will review this policy at least annually.


Howard S. Frank, Vice Chairman and COO
15 October 2007

Micky Arison, Chairman and CEO
15 October 2007