Air New Zealand

A single Boeing 767 can burn over 6,000 litres of high octane fuel per hour, contributing to Air New Zealand's total carbon footprint (3.5m tonnes of CO2 in the year to June 2017).

To counter their impact, Air New Zealand have committed to help solve sustainability challenges not only environmentally, but also socially and economically.

Sustainable initiatives

Examples of Air New Zealand's sustainable initiatives include:

Social sustainability

  • 39% female on senior leadership team, and
  • diversity Awards New Zealand 2017 Empowerment Award Winner for Innovative Responses to Empowering Women in the Workplace.

Environmental sustainability

  • carbon offsetting and reduction scheme for international aviation agreed by global regulators and industry
  • light vehicle fleet transitioned to electric options
  • 40,000 customer journeys voluntarily offset, supporting permanent native forestry in New Zealand, and
  • new bio-diversity projects launched with Department of Conservation and Iwi on three Great Walks.

Governing sustainability

  • suppliers representing 89% of spend have provided positive assurance of supplier code of conduct, and
  • included in FTSE4Good Global Index for environmental, social and governance performance and disclosure.

Find out more about Air New Zealand here.

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