Turning football’s attention towards sustainable travel

As more football clubs make commitments around climate action, reducing the impact of how they move players and fans should be top of the agenda Travel can account for up to 90% of the overall carbon footprint of football clubs and organisations. It’s a significant challenge for the professional game, which is reliant on global …

FGA in BTN – Sustainability should be front and centre of travel’s recovery

Several years ago airline organisation IATA suggested that annual global passenger numbers would double, to 7.8 billion, by 2036. In 2020, however, international passenger demand fell by 75 per cent and domestic demand by nearly half. Covid-19 has rocked global aviation and even the most optimistic observers do not expect ‘normal’ levels to return for …

Carbon fasting on earth day!

For Earth Day we want to post about our individual acts of ‘carbon fasting’ which all contribute to emission reduction and environmental goals in our own lives. Like in the ‘5 and 2’ diet where you fast for 2 days and eat normally on the rest, we think that this thinking could work when trying …

Sarah Wilkin on SAF alliances and United Airline’s Eco-Skies Alliance

Sarah Wilkin founder & CEO of Fly Green Alliance was asked to comment on the United Airline’s co-funded SAF programme ‘Eco-Skies Alliance’. FGA, pioneers in SAF global solutions, set up Fly Green Alliance and subsequently FGA Travel Smart to do exactly this. Asking the corporate world, do you want to fly green? Then working out …

DEI in the workplace

= Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Most of us have a good grasp of diversity and inclusion. So what is equity? Equity is about fairness, justice and impartiality in procedure, processes and distribution by institutions or in systems. It’s about having and feeling you have the same ability to get promoted, to contribute and have the …

Tier 1 of S.T.A.R.S complete – sustainability standards for the business aviation sector

Sarah Wilkin on behalf of Fly Green Alliance (FGA) has joined a working group of aviation professionals who are happy to be part of the sustainable transformation of the business aviation sector. Through the creation of the new sustainability standards operators, FBOs and ground handling will be guided through a step-by-step process leading them to more sustainable operations …

Happy IWD 2021 from the FGA ladies and baby!

For International Women’s Day 2021 we want to introduce you to some research and findings which we hope will support the workplace going forward. We tend to look to the positive and see that amongst the stress the pandemic has brought, it has also brought new ideas, is reshaping working policies, increased environmental awareness, changed …

FGA Travel Smart works toward Aviation’s Destination 2050 net zero plans

After yesterday’s announcement by the civil aviation sector it was concluded that an agreed list of measures will be taken to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 including: Reduction of demand – 12% Sustainable aviation fuel – 34% Improved air traffic management – 6% Carbon removal – 8% (sinks, sequestration) Fleet update – …

FGA at the United Nations

One year ago, FGA was at the United Nations discussing our work and talking about collaboration: Prince Harry, Booking.com, Skyscanner,Visa and TripAdvisor announced work towards sustainable travel the same week. Fly Green Alliance  introduced the Travalyst initiative at the United Nations SDG Lab event, asking if industry and the tourism sector was being consulted in regards to climate action and conservation work. After …