Thousands of shipbreakers risk their lives to earn a living.
Every week, one worker dies from the dangerous job of breaking ships. And that's not good enough. Which is why we're working with shipyard owners in Bangladesh to change how things are done in the industry. So it's safer for workers, cleaner for the environment, and better for the families and communities that depend on them.
Explore one of the world’s most dangerous industries
Discover the facts and figures behind shipbreaking, and what it takes to make the industry better. See how we’re leading the way.
"I used to build ships, now I'm breaking them up."
Get an inside look with our engineer turned banker, Roger Charles, to find out how we're working with shipyard owners to improve environmental, health and safety practices in shipbreaking.