ASUR airports receive environmental certification

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ASUR airports receive environmental certification
Fri October 23, 2020

The company obtained the Level-1 certification of Airport Carbon Accreditation for the 9 Mexican airports


Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, announced that it has obtained ACA Level 1 certification for 9 of its airports.
In accordance with its environmental policies and sustainability strategies, ASUR has committed to taking measures with the objective of progressively reducing its emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), also known as carbon emissions.
Under ACA Level 1 requirements, ASUR has certified the mapping of emissions at each of its airports, which are mainly due to the consumption of fossil fuels and electricity supplied by the national grid.
The certification was delivered to ASUR by the Director General of the Council of International Airports for Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC), Dr. Rafael Echevarne, who said: the impact of its operations on the environment, creating a complete, independently verified inventory of carbon emissions and blueprints of plans for how to reduce these emissions.
The ACA Level 1 certification was audited by SGS Peru and includes an ISO14064-1 statement regarding the emission mapping of each airport. Enerion Renovables, an Italian consulting firm, assisted ASUR in the ACA certification and ISO14064-1 procedures.
The next step for ASUR will be to advance to Level 2 at each of its airports, where the main objective will be to demonstrate a reduction in controlled emissions. The last medium-term objective will be to certify all airports as carbon neutral in Levels 3+ of the ACA program.


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