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 …

Sarah Wilkin interviewed for Amsterdam Founder Series

You can read the full interview online at Troopl’s website as part of their Amsterdam Founder Series. “I realised it was very much about policy and it was a lot of debate in Brussels. So I started going to Brussels and met different lobbyists, public affairs managers, airlines, fuel suppliers, airports groups and the aviation …

FGA’s mental and neuro health project work

As part of our commitment at FGA we are actively supporting mental health and wellbeing, and have integrated and acknowledged this in our FGA Travel Smart programme. We believe in ‘put your own mask on, before you help others’ so we look after ourselves and our team physically and mentally, especially recently when times have …

FGA Travel Smart – “one of the most relevant and exciting solutions..”

We are pleased to be on Johnny Thorsen’s innovation radar, VP of Strategy & Innovation at Amex Digital Labs and travel futurist, and listed as one of the most ‘relevant and exciting solutions’ in sustainable travel. Johnny writes:“Fly Green Alliance provides independent consulting services across a wide range of segments to corporations and individuals involved …

PWC: Climate Change & Sustainability Reporting Workshop

Today I attended a virtual workshop on climate change and reporting organised by PWC. This topic is close to us at FGA as sustainable travel is part of carbon neutral commitments and is starting to develop. We do this work through advocacy for sustainable travel policies, working with organisations on ESG commitments, as well as …

Sustainability news channel, Access ECO, interviews Sarah Wilkin – founder & CEO of FGA

The sustainability news channel Access Eco approached Sarah Wilkin to discuss how FGA evolved, their work in the industry and the outlook for sustainable travel and sustainable aviation fuel in the coming years. You can watch the interview here on youtube. As Sarah discusses in this interview it will be the support of the large …

What are the basket of measures for aviation decarbonisation?

This is the term that has been used to describe the solutions that are available to the hardest to decarbonise industry, aviation.  They have been decided upon by the UN body ICAO and agreed by IATA, member states including and leading aviation associations globally. EUROCONTROL created some key diagrams which show the measures and a …

Down to earth: Moonshot turns to earthshot

Back in July 1969 we finally made it to the moon. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” The term used back then to make this happen was ‘moonshot’. Now today our mission turns to climate and as David Attenborough implores us to see, in his new Netflix documentary ‘A life …

World Mental Health Day

FGA strongly supports mental health day and wellbeing. As a team we discuss our stresses and voice our concerns about work and for each other, empathy is key. During the Climate Kic process we went through last year, we created our values and business model. Ondine, our trainer, brought in personal development and emotional wellbeing …