24.03.2017 | Kommunikation
CSR-rapport: SAS Sustainability Report 2015/2016
For SAS, sustainable development entails a simultaneous focus on sustainable profitability and financial growth, as well as gradual environmental improvements and social responsibility. SAS has a considerable social impact, both as a major employer and buyer, as well as through providing societal infrastructure. At the same time, aircraft operations have an environmental impact, primarily through emissions of greenhouse gases and noise around airports.
ABOUT THIS SUSTAINABILITY REPORT
This is the 21st SAS Sustainability Report, which has been subject to third-party review since 1997. This Sustainability Report describes SAS’s most essential environmental and societal aspects during the 2015/2016 fiscal year.
The Annual Report with sustainability review and the Sustainability Report have been prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) guidelines, G4 Core.
The entire report has been reviewed by PwC. The UN Global Compact, UN Sustainability Development Goals, ISO 14001 and the CDP were taken into consideration in the preparation of this Sustainability Report.
The SAS Annual Report with a sustainability review and the separate Sustainability Report for the 2014/2015 fiscal year were published in February 2016. Readers guide to this Sustainability Report • The SAS Group is referred to as SAS in this Sustainability Report.
Readers guide to this Sustainability Report
- The SAS Group is referred to as SAS in this Sustainability Report.
- In the 2015/2016 fiscal year (2015/2016), SAS consisted of Scandinavian Airlines, SAS Cargo Group A/S, Cimber and SAS Ground Handling.
- The fiscal year is from November 1 through October 31.
- The KPIs reported in this Sustainability Report generally cover (unless specifically stated):
– Financial KPIs: SAS
– Environmental KPIs: flight-related; flights flown under the SK flight number.
– Ground related: SAS
– Social KPIs: SAS
External review: Material sustainability information and EU-ETS
All material sustainability information in the Annual and Sustainability Reports for 2015/2016 has been reviewed by PwC. The Auditor’s assurance report on the Sustainability Report can be found on page 25.
PwC has verified the systems and reports regarding the EU trading scheme for emission allowances for flights under the SK flight number.