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  • LUCKY 7 - Sharjah Airport beco....
    10 August 2020

    We are delighted to announce Sharjah Airport Authority's big environmental success! Sharjah Airport has joined the highest rank of the global carbon management programme for airports, Airport Carbon Accreditation. At level 3+ 'Neutrality', the airport has reduced emissions from sources under its control to a maximum and compensated for residual emissions with the purchase of...

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    Airport industry reaffirms com....
    29 July 2020

    As the aviation sector looks towards initial greenshoots of recovery, airports have renewed their commitment to climate action as a cornerstone of rebuilding an industry dealt a devastating blow by the global pandemic. Through its Airport Carbon Accreditation programme first launched in 2009, the airport industry laid down the gold standard for carbon management in a sector...

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    Guangzhou Baiyun International....
    17 July 2020

    China's major airport in the South, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport has been recognised for CO2 reduction! The airport serving up to 69 million passengers a year has moved up to level 2 'Reduction' of Airport Carbon Accreditation. The upgrade comes as the crowning of the extensive effort of CAN's team to bring CO2 emissions down. Congratulations!

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  • The 35th climate smart airport....
    14 July 2020

    Congratulations are in order for Aruba Airport Authority N.V., the operator of Queen Beatrix International Airport, for joining the tribe of climate smart airports.The main airport of Aruba has achieved level 1 'Mapping' of Airport Carbon Accreditation, having completed a comprehensive inventory of emissions and outlining a strategy to reduce them.Their success also marks the...

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    COVID-19 crisis delivers concr....
    07 July 2020

    An interview with Marina Bylinsky, Head of Sustainability, ACI EUROPEBy Agata LyznikThere has been a lot of talk about sustainable, balanced, green recovery from the present crisis. Many stakeholders see COVID-19 as an opportunity for a complete reset of our economy. How could this concept play out in the aviation sector?As we overcome the immediate COVID-19 health emergency, we...

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    THE WAY FORWARD: Empowering ai....
    25 June 2020

     We write this newsletter at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on almost all parts and aspects of human activity. The health crisis has spilled into all corners of the world, leaving no industry unaffected, but hitting aviation with particular ferocity. Across the globe we have seen thousands of airplanes grounded, arranged in neat rows on unused...

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What is
Airport Carbon Accreditation?

Airport Carbon Accreditation is the only institutionally-endorsed, carbon management certification standard for airports. This short animation outlines how we started this journey and our approach in making a real difference to airport carbon emissions.

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