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Certificate renewed: Eindhoven Airport CO2 neutral for six years in a row

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For the sixth year Eindhoven Airport has been certified at "Level 3+ Neutrality": the highest attainable level of the Airport Carbon Accreditation program of ACI Europe (Airports Council International). ACI Europe investigates and recognizes the actions of participating airports to control and reduce their CO2 emissions. The program consists of four levels. The first level "Mapping" consists of compiling the CO2 footprint of airport processes (for example, the gas and electricity consumption of buildings). The next level is "Reduction" that confirms the reduction of CO2 emissions of those processes. The third level is involving partner companies in reducing their CO2 emissions at the airport (for example, ground handling equipment). The highest level is "Neutrality", the compensation of residual emissions. Eindhoven Airport has passed all four levels. In total, Eindhoven Airport has reduced over 1700 tons of CO2 compared to 2009. Our own residual emissions (611 tons of CO2) is compensated through a climate project in Tanzania. This climate project is investing in the installation of biogas plants for households in Tanzania. This project stimulates the transition from cooking on an open fire to cooking on biogas.


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About Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven Airport is the second largest airport in the Netherlands with over 6 million passengers in 2018. The airport serves Brainport region and connects it with Europe and makes the region internationally accessible in balance with surroundings. The convenience for the passenger comes from the airport Álways Easy’ strategy. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 80 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. With 2000 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. Business responsibility is part of our DNA. Continuously we pay attention to the balance between international connectivity, the environment, sustainability and the quality of live. The owners of Eindhoven Airport NV are the Schiphol Group, the province Noord-Brabant and Eindhoven city.


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