I would invest my $1bn in the people that will make our industry thrive and produce meaningful action on a safe maritime energy transition. It could be argued that our need to attract, retain and develop diverse talent has never been so high.

The $1bn question

This article is part of a series written by people across shipping in response to this question about how to deploy a hypothetical TradeWinds Sustainable Shipping Fund:

How, where and why would you invest $1bn for the best return in sustainable shipping, as the industry grapples with the need to cut carbon emissions, improve efficiency and keep cargoes moving in a world facing multiple economic and political challenges? The investment will be made now and ideally...