Menzies Aviation will work with carbon offset specialist ClimateCare to support socially responsible projects that cut carbon and improve lives.
The partnership will enable Menzies to compensate unavoidable carbon emissions with a portfolio of socially responsible projects as the company works towards becoming carbon neutral by 2033, its 200th anniversary.
Menzies is supporting three ClimateCare projects: providing clean cookstoves in Bangladesh, afforestation initiatives in Mexico and rainforest protection measures in Indonesia. They align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals that Menzies has committed to advance as a signatory of the UN Global Compact.
Through supporting ClimateCare projects, Menzies has been able to compensate for 43,000 tonnes of its 2021 global scope 1 and scope 2 carbon emissions, which equates to 48% of its global C02e (carbon dioxide equivalent) emissions.
The partnership with ClimateCare follows the launch of Menzies’ ‘All In’ plan for a fair and sustainable future, which is driving collaboration with customers and partners as well as Menzies’ own local and global initiatives, such as sustainable aviation fuel programmes, switching to electric GSE and addressing the gender balance through diversity targets.
Katy Reid, head of sustainability and corporate responsibility at Menzies Aviation, said: “With over 20 years’ experience in developing innovative carbon offset programmes, ClimateCare will provide highly valuable external perspectives and analysis, which we are applying across our network. As a global business, we remain focused on turning our social and climate responsibilities into positive outcomes for the future of our people and the planet.”