, 2022-11-18 07:08:08,
The Yacht Environmental Transparency Index (YETI) from Water Revolution Foundation aims to define industry sustainability with data…
After a sneak preview on Day Two of The Superyacht Forum, The first version of the highly-anticipated Yacht Environmental Transparency Index was launched at METSTRADE and shared with key industry members. The tool, which scores and compares yachts based on their environmental credentials, emphasises the operational efficiency of a yacht’s lifecycle and tackles ecological impact by benchmarking vessels against an average operational profile.
After following the development of the tool since its inception, this was the chance to see the results and present YETI to a wider audience of industry leaders, as well as speak with the designers and builders who had helped create YETI through their collaboration and sharing of data. With the sustainability of the industry the most prominent discussion point this year, the lunch of YETI marked a tangible step forward.
WRF executive chairman Robert van Tol and Naval Architect Hanna Dąbrowska
The launch unveiled the details of YETI 1.0 and its focus on the most impactful part of a yacht’s lifecycle – its operational phase. By expressing the calculated emissions in EcoPoints and dividing such points by the yacht’s gross tonnage, YETI 1.0 determines a relative and comparable score within its class. Following regulations and engineering practices, the defined…
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