Wilson Sons

SECTOR Port services, maritime and land logistics


The Catavento team has worked in partnership with Wilson Sons for years with the objective of bring the sustainability agenda to different areas of business for the company.  In 2017, a sustainability agenda repositioning was conducted based on developed knowledge over the last years. In this context, a desk research, benchmark analysis and top management interviews were conducted with the purpose to align the agenda with the company´s long-term objectives.

Previous work

In 2016, a better alignment between the materiality matrix and the group´s strategic objectives was proposed, as well as an implementation of a governance and communication model to its sustainability agenda. In 2015, the project was developed through indicators mapping, initiatives related to priority issues and development of a governance model to its sustainability agenda. In 2014, a trend analysis was conducted considering the definition of relevant issues to the long-term group’s objectives.

Recent projects have included sustainability practices diagnostic and management improvement suggestions considering the best practices of sustainability.

About Wilson Sons

One of the largest operators in port, maritime and logistics services in Brazil, Wilson Sons started its activities in 1837 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. The company has, for 180 years, established itself as a renowned service provider with competent business management in the segments of Container Terminals, Oil & Gas Terminals, Towage, Shipyards, Logistics, and Shipping Agency.

Source: Wilson Sons website