For the eleventh consecutive year, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the main international index evaluating companies on their performance in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR), has ranked Air France-KLM leader in the “Airlines” category.
For the seventh year, the Group is also leader of the broader “Transport” sector, including air, rail, sea and road transport as well as airport operations.
Air France-KLM is considered one of the 24 most responsible groups in the world, each in their own sector of activity.
“Every day, Air France-KLM does all it can to design the future of air transport… I am delighted with this award and this recognition by the DJSI. Our entire Group and each of its teams can be proud. We intend to maintain our leading position in the air transport industry”, said Alexandre de Juniac, Chairman and CEO of Air France-KLM.
Among the innovating initiatives taken recently, Air France-KLM is continuing its initiatives in terms of biofuel by operating several flights using sustainable biofuel and encouraging the industry to create a market for biofuel. The Group has also invested in the eco-design of inflight products to reduce its CO2 emissions.
Other issues Air France-KLM concentrates on include reducing its environmental impact by optimizing operations, innovating with the supply chain and by involving all staff and the entire industry and promoting a responsible human resources policy and encouraging personal development to ensure the motivation and professionalism of employees.
Air France is a partner of the UN Conference on Climate Change, COP21.