Responsibilities


Ethiopian Airlines Environmental Policy

Ethiopian Airlines, the flag carrier of Ethiopia, has become one of the continent’s leading carriers,
unrivalled in Africa for efficiency and operational success, turning profits for almost all the years
of its existence. Currently, Ethiopian provides dependable services across five continents.
Ethiopian is a member of the Star Alliance network, which is the leading global airline alliance
offering customers convenient worldwide reach and a smoother travel experience.
Ethiopian is committed to integrate environmental issues into its businesses to ensure sustainable
development and address its social and environmental responsibilities through implementing the
following policy requirements:

COMPLIANCE

Ethiopian commits to comply with applicable national and international laws, ECAA, ICAO, FAA, EASA,
etc. and other requirements and industry best practices, (IATA, Star Alliance, etc) through
implementing ISO 14001:2004.

POLLUTION PREVENTION

The Airline minimizes waste releases to the air, soil, and water through reduction of waste at the
source and use of environment friendly aircraft and technologies by implementing green
procurement, safer and proper use and disposal of chemicals.

COMMUNICATION

Ethiopian is committed to communicate its environmental commitment to the public,its employees,
customers, stakeholders and all concerned as part of its environmental responsibility.

RISK REDUCTION AND EMERGENCY PREPREDNESS

Ethiopian shall be committed to meet all applicable government and industry standards to consistently
reduce environmental risks. Ethiopian is therefore, committed to reduce environmental risks and
demonstrate its emergency preparedness in connection with its existing emergency preparedness
and response plan.

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

The Airline is committed to manage resources, such as water, energy and land in an environmentally
sensitive way.

CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT

Ethiopian commits to continual improvement through measuring its environmental performance at
planned intervals, reviews and acts on improvement areas and reports same to all concerned bodies.


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