AAI sets a new benchmark in reducing carbon footprint

Four AAI airports have instituted an environment policy and carbon mapping as per the airport carbon accreditation programme

GN Bureau | December 28, 2018


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 Airports Authority of India (AAI) has said it is consistently working on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. By implementing cost effective carbon mitigation action to conserve environment and reduce its adverse impact on the society, AAI is committed to reduce green house gas (GHG).

 
Airports Council International (ACI), a non-profit organisation representing the world’s airports has announced that four Indian airports – Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar, Lal Bhadaur Shastri International Airport in Varanasi and the Trivandrum International Airport have successfully completed the first step of instituting an environment policy and carbon mapping as per the airport carbon accreditation (ACA) programme. The policy includes a framework to reduce emissions and develop a Carbon Footprint mapping for the airport’s own emissions which are under its control.

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