Aena is a pioneer in the fight against climate change
Aena S.M.E., S.A.
Aena has achieved the highest rating awarded by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) in terms of climate change. CDP collects and evaluates information on strategy, emission reduction measures, climate risks, and opportunities through an annual climate change questionnaire filled out by companies and major cities around the world.
Aena has once again achieved the highest rating awarded by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) in terms of climate change, in whose evaluation the actions carried out have been assessed, in its efforts to achieve the commitments made in terms of decarbonization and environmental protection. on this subject.
During these months, Aena has continued to work on the objectives of its Sustainability Strategy, which includes the company's Climate Action Plan, with the goal of promoting a more sustainable aviation model and progressing in the decarbonization of its activity and value chain.
Along these lines, CDP collects and evaluates information on strategy, emission reduction measures, climate risks, and opportunities through an annual climate change questionnaire filled out by companies and major cities around the world. Aena is one of these companies, and its efforts in this area have been recognized with an A rating, the highest level awarded by this organization, placing it above the European average and its sector.
CDP establishes a valuation that ranges from the highest level A to the lowest level D and is comparable among companies in the same region or sector. This year, only 283 of the 15,000 companies submitted received the highest rating, with only 17 of them being Spanish, including Aena.
CDP is a non-profit international organization that promotes sustainable economies. Its goal is to disseminate environmental information from major corporations in order to facilitate investment decisions that consider climate change as a strategic factor.
Aena's participation in the CDP report or other initiatives, such as the Airport Carbon Accreditation program—accreditation that recognizes airports' efforts to manage and reduce CO2 emissions—reaffirms the company's firm commitment to fighting climate change as well as transparency in its relationship with its environment in order to share quality information with all of its stakeholders.
As a result, Aena has implemented a Climate Action Plan based on its Sustainability Strategy, which includes actions to mitigate the effects of climate change as well as emission reduction targets.
In this context, Aena's goal is to achieve carbon neutrality in 2026 as a first step toward achieving Net Zero in 2040, or 0 net emissions across the entire network.
Source: Aena press release