ANA Group accelerates ESG management, setting a new goal of practical zero emission in 2050

ANA Group sets new goals to reduce CO2 emission from aircraft operations to less than the FY2019 level in 2030 and practical zero in 2050, much advanced goal of 50% less than by 2050 (compared to 2005) in the mid-environment plan ‘ANA FLY ECO 2020’ announced in July 2020. Through the efforts, ANA Group is accelerating its ESG management.

ANA Group also aims to reduce CO2 emission from non-aircraft operations by more than 33% in 2030 compared to FY2019 and to practical zero in 2050.

Resource waste is expected to be reduced by at least 70% in 2030 and zero in 2050. Regarding in-flight food waste, the disposal rate is expected to be reduce to 3.8% in 2030 from 4.6% in 2019 and to 2.3% in 2050. 

For reduction of CO2 emission from aircraft operations. ANA Group will focus on  increasing usage of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF),  introducing cutting-edge aircraft and engines with higher fuel-efficiency, improving efficiency of aircraft operations and maintenance procedures and using carbon credit trading. 

ANA entered an agreement in 2020 to begin reviewing recycling business models for reuse of CO2 from sources such as exhaust gases into SAF, together with Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions, Toshiba, Toyo Engineering, Idemitsu Kosan and Japan CCS. 

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