FGA at Boeing sponsored Coding Summer School

Sarah Wilkin, founder & CEO of Fly Green Alliance has been invited by Boeing to present to students at Coding Summer School alongside Katie Cross of Pledgeball on Tuesday 6th July. Boeing has partnered with ThinkYoung for the last 11 years, where young people between the ages of 11 and 17 learn computer programming. This year’s …

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 …

Green Aviation in 21st century Europe

The EU Green Week took place virtually last week, on the theme of preserving global biodiversity and nature. The panels featured renowned policy makers and scientists in a series of short and engaging talks discussing how tackling biodiversity loss could help increase the future well-being of our societies, by mitigating the impacts of climate change …

Sarah Wilkin and the FGA graduates join the The Climathon Geneva and work to design a greener future for travel

The Climathon is a worldwide call to action that allows citizens the opportunity to collaborate and find solutions to the most urgent climate issues. They must use their creativity to propose change and envision a greener, carbon zero future.  Participants range from policy makers and business leaders to community activists and students from 145 cities …

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 …

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 …

FGA attending Transport & Environment’s sustainability seminar

FGA, Sarah Wilkin and Ayesha Andrade, participated in Transport & Environment (T&E)‘s ‘Aviation post-Covid: a reset for resilience?’ event on 24th September. T&E assembled a very knowledgeable and broad-spanning group of experts to present their research related to the aviation sector and to share some insights on potential impacts of COVID. The research-based data and observations …

The BTA – Will travel emerge from the pandemic greener?

This was the topic for our Friday 17th July FGA online presentation and discussion with the Business Travel Association members. The answer was in short, yes it will. During the meeting we discussed sustainable aviation fuel, FGA sustainable travel solutions and the industry appetite for environmental changes to business on the build back better recovery path. The same …

CACTUS – Corporate Travellers for Climate Action event – linkedIn office – 28th Feb

In London last week we attended the Business Travel Show and presented our thought leadership at CACTUS where we met industry leaders discussing their role and seeking information on sustainability within the business travel sector.  At The BTS we attended a seminar called ‘Travel price and risk outlook for 2020’. Here a panel consisting of Suzanne …

Debate on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in Europe

Held on 4th February, 2020 at EU Parliament in Brussels. This past Tuesday, February 4, FGA were invited to attend a debate about ‘Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in the EU’. The event was hosted by the Airport Regions Council (ARC) and held at the EU Parliament Building in Brussels. The debate marked the final installation …