Environmental Sustainability

America’s Most Sustainable Gateway

The Industry Leader in Sustainability

Committed to being a responsible business and environmental partner.

Powered by 100% Clean Energy

The Port of Virginia is powering all terminals with electricity from clean resources – accelerating our goal to become Net-Zero by 2040. Using clean electricity helps the port offset our carbon footprint by reducing carbon emissions by 45% per container. We are the first port on the U.S. East Coast to be powered by 100% clean energy.

A Sustainable Partner & Neighbor

Our dedication to environmental sustainability has garnered recognition across the industry.

Elizabeth River Project
River Star Business Award
Norfolk Southern
Thoroughbred Sustainability Partner