The Economist Sustainability Week – a few key highlights

Attending The Economist in-person this October after the initial March ‘22 event we attended was interesting and productive. FGA were part of the first speed networking session for 5 chosen startups which was being trialled, many joined in. As well as this we heard from many CEOs and Sustainability Directors across the 3 day event. A …

FGA’s Sarah Wilkin at The Economist Sustainability Week discussing SAF

Panel topic: Biofuels have become a part of the everyday energy mix and now on the increase as part of energy transition targets. As regulations increase the aviation industry is accelerating use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) as a route to 2050 decarbonisation objectives. This panel will look at how sustainable aviation fuels are evolving …

Sustainable Aviation Futures Congress – Amsterdam

We are very happy to have moderated 2 panels with some excellent panellists and topics at the SAF Congress hosted in Amsterdam this June over 2 days. 20th Jun Panel 1: *Offtaker and corporate perspectives: Adapting aviation to reduce carbon emissions and make business mobility more sustainable Nicole Sautter (American Express Global Business Travel) Mariela McIlwraith, Wineke Haagsma (PwC …

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 …