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 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 …

Keeping your finger on the pulse during times of rapid change and uncertainty

Earlier this month, our partner Ipsos MORI released a webinar on the future of brand research, “Keeping our finger on the pulse during times of rapid change and uncertainty”. By accelerating pre-existing trends, the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we relate to brands. This includes people’s reactions to the inequality they see around them, …

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 …

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 …

FGA joins EBAA’s sustainability working group

Fly Green Alliance has been invited to be part of a group of aviation and sustainability experts looking to work towards guiding the business aviation sector in reducing their emissions and becoming more sustainable. The work is managed through a work stream called Expanding Horizons and sponsored by EBAA. Our first meeting was held on …