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SITA Achieves CarbonNeutral Company Certification

SITA has achieved CarbonNeutral company certification, a full year ahead of its original target of 2022.

SITA reduced its overall emissions of greenhouse gases by 48% between 2019 and 2020.

SITA's journey to achieving carbon neutrality and formal accreditation has involved working with several independent expert environmental bodies. The organization followed The CarbonNeutral Protocols framework, which is managed by Natural Capital Partners, experts on carbon neutrality and climate finance.

Working with independent emissions assessor RSK Group, a comprehensive review of emissions relating to operations and business travel was undertaken to calculate SITAs carbon footprint.

SITA has achieved CarbonNeutral company certification, a full year ahead of its original target of 2022. Click to enlarge.

In 2020, this was extended to include many more indirect emissions generated from activities such as homeworking, which was commonplace for SITA employees during the pandemic.

The decrease in SITAs carbon footprint reflects its actions since 2018 to reduce, eliminate and offset its emissions to achieve certification.

Barbara Dalibard, CEO of SITA, said, We are delighted to have achieved our carbon neutral goal as part of our ongoing sustainability journey. I want to thank our employees who have been critical in reaching this ambitious milestone, one year ahead of our original deadline. Being a trusted partner to the air transport industry, we are firmly committed to helping aviation reduce its emissions and achieve its carbon reduction objectives.

SITAs UN recognized carbon neutrality Planet+ program has been key to lowering the companys emissions with initiatives designed to create sustainable and energy-efficient workplaces and reduce internal business travel.

SITA also compensates 100% of any carbon emissions that it has been unable to reduce or eliminate by financing projects that help cut and negate existing and future carbon emissions while supporting multiple UN SDGs. These offsetting projects include supporting reforestation and protecting biodiversity.

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