Page 4 - Care for the Environment






Page 4 - Care for the Environment
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Message from the CEO Five important projects were completed in 2015 in the context of
our Climate Change Corporate Action Plan, while other emission
It gives me great pleasure to introduce to you the 18th edition of the reduction initiatives will continue in 2016, focussing mainly on
informative publication of our Environmental Services Department reducing electricity consumption.
“Care for the Environment”, which summarizes our Company’s
actions for all environmental aspects related to airport operations Οur 2015 Corporate Community Engagement Plan remained
during 2015. In addition, in honour of completing our 15th year of focused on the sensitive areas of education and social aid, while
operation, we present you the Green Highlights from 2001 to 2015. also supporting activities that promote culture, athletics and
environmental protection in the local communities neighboring
2015 was a year of significant achievement for Athens International the airport.
Airport (AIA) recording its best performance ever in terms
of passenger traffic. Further to its Environmental Policy and Thus, I welcome you to the 2015 issue of “Care for the
Environmental Commitment, AIA manages environmental issues Environment”.
associated with the operation of the airport responsibly and
effectively while aiming to continuously improve its environmental DrYiannis N. Paraschis
performance by preventing and/or minimizing the environmental
impact arising from the operation of the airport.

External recognition for AIA’s environmental performance
continued in 2015 in a number of areas with multiple distinctions
and awards regarding Waste Management and Recycling, CO2
Emission Reductions, as well as for its general approach to
Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development.

Systematic monitoring of all environmental aspects is implemented
via programs/activities with the active participation of the entire
airport community, as well as environmental awareness actions
such as Earth Hour, Airport Carbon Accreditation,World Environment
Day, etc.

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