Redefining Sustainability for the Aviation Industry

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					                             Redefining Sustainability for the Aviation
                             Industry


                             An Overview of the Evolution of Sustainability
                             For ACI-NA Sustainability Steering Group
                             Members



                             August 14, 2007




ACI-NA Sustainability
Steering Group                                                                1
Overview of Sustainability
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                             1970’s – Focus on the Environment
                             Reaching out to the Community-at-Large
                             - Seeking Engagement

                             • “Keep America Beautiful”
                                • Crying Indian Ad Campaign
                             • Environmental Protection Agency
                             • Clean Air Act
                             • First Earth Day
                             • Greenpeace
                             • 1973/78 Oil Crisis



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Overview of Sustainability
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                              1980’s – Specific Guidance
                              “Accepting Responsibility” – We Can Do Something.



                             • Chernobyl Disaster
                             • Green Consumer Guide
                             • Acid Rain is Discovered
                             • Three Mile Island
                             • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill




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                             Sustainability Defined




                               Development that meets the needs of
                               the present without compromising the
                               ability of future generations to meet their
                               own needs.

                                                           U.N. Commission on the
                                                     Environment and Development
                                      (Report of the Brundtland Commission), 1987

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Overview of Sustainability
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                             1990’s – Taking Action
                             Finding Solutions – Building Roadmaps to Success

                             • First Earth Summit – Promotes Sustainable
                              Development
                             • EPA’s “Common Sense Initiative”
                             • First Energy Star Computer Award
                             • U.S. Green Building Council
                             • LEED Certification




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Overview of Sustainability
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                             Sustainability Defined

                             Robust triple bottom
                             line solutions that
                             clarify and strengthen a
                             healthy and dynamic
                             balance between
                             environmental, social
                             and economic
                             prosperity

                               U.S. Green Building Council




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                             The Essence of Sustainability

                             A balanced approach to assessing products,
                             services and business activities using the
                             following criteria:
                                        Financial Criteria
                                            Economically sustainable
                                            Technologically feasible
                                            Operationally viable
                                        Environmental Criteria
                                            Environmentally robust
                                            Generationally sensitive
                                            Capable of Continuous learning
                                        Social Criteria
                                            Socially desirable
                                            Culturally acceptable
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Overview of Sustainability
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                              Sustainability Legacy – Learning and
                              Growing
                              (the “messy” process from concept to
                              clarity)
                                  Era of Regulation &
                                  Compliance

   1960’s               1970’s       1980’s          1990’s


                    Enforcement
                    Agencies and
                   Regulations are
                    Implemented       Industries Focus
                                       on Compliance
  Vague Concepts of                    with Mandates
 Environmental Issues
    and Problems                                       Green Design
                                                       Standards are
ACI-NA Sustainability
                                                    Developed to Address
Steering Group                                          Compliance         8
Overview of Sustainability
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                             Sustainability Defined




                              A holistic approach to managing an airport so as
                              to ensure the integrity of the Economic viability,
                              Operational efficiency, Natural Resource
                              conservation and Social responsibility of the
                              airport. (EONS)

                                             Airports Council International – North America
                                                     Aviation Sustainability Working Group

                                     A Joint Effort of the Environmental Committee and the
                                                          Technical & Operations Committee
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Steering Group                                                                            9
Overview of Sustainability
                                     ACI-NA Board of Directors form Sustainability Steering
August 14 , 2007                                                                Committee
                             Sustainability for the 21st Century

                 •     Clarifies    the Mission as Holistic
                 •     Addresses the Gap Created by Reaction
                                 to Compliance
                 •     Includes     LEED Certification
                 •     Requires     Strategic Leadership
                 •     Embraces     Total Cost of Ownership
                 •     Expects      Pro-active Management
                 •     Values       Natural Resources, Human Resources,
                                    Financial Resources and Social Resources
                                    (our Community-at-large)
                 •     Identifies   Best Practices that Demonstrate
                                    Sustainable Business Practices
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Steering Group                                                                 10
Overview of Sustainability
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                              Airport-wide Opportunities
                              Asset Management, Energy Management, Information Technology, Airport
                                    Development, Parking, Public Safety, Environmental Affairs,
                                                       Fleet Management

   Asset Management                                                                                   Airport Development
   Energy Management                    Functional                           Code                                 Finance
   Information Technology              Requirements                       Requirements                  Risk Management
   Real Estate                                                                                                 Real Estate
   Public Safety                                                                                     Revenue Management
   Environmental                                                                                              Procurement
   Customer Service                                                                                              Marketing
   Airport Operations
   Risk Management
   Public Affairs                                  SUSTAINABILITY
   Fleet Management                                     BEST
                             Regulatory              PRACTICES                         Project
                             Compliance               • ENVIRONMENT                   Schedule
                                                   • BUSINESS STRATEGY
                                                 • COMMUNITY OUTREACH
                                                                                                     Asset Management
   Airport Development                                                                              Energy Management
   Finance                                                                                       Information Technology
   Risk Management                                                                                    Customer Service
   Real Estate                                                                                        Human Resources
   Revenue Management                                                                                          Marketing
   Energy Management                        Project                      Operational                  Airport Operations
   Marketing                                Budget                      Requirements                       Public Affairs

ACI-NA Sustainability         Airport Development, Procurement, Asset Management, Risk Management,
Steering Group                                                                                                       11
                               Information Technology, Energy Management, Human Resources, Public
Overview of Sustainability
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                             Airports are already promoting
                             Sustainable Best Practices
                      A Few Examples of Documented Airport Achievements and
                         Initiatives
                             Passive lighting ◘ Emission reductions ◘ Indoor air quality
                             CFC Reduction ◘ Erosion ◘ Landscaping ◘ LEED Certification

                             400Hz ◘ Pre-conditioned Air (PCA) ◘ Hydrant In-ramp fueling
                                   Sight Planning ◘ Recycling ◘ Commissioning ◘ etc.



                      Geographically Spread Coast-to-Coast
                                  LAWA ◘ Oakland ◘ Seattle-Tacoma ◘ Portland ◘ Denver
                                   Chicago O’Hare ◘ Dallas/Fort Worth ◘ Austin Bergstrom ◘
                                    Boston Mass Port ◘ Toronto and Numerous Others . . .
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Overview of Sustainability
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                              Why Sustainability Best Practices Now?

                                   Development
                                   Stakeholders         Airlines


                               Operational                         Environmental
                              Stakeholders                           Agencies



                                 Airport                        Owner
                               Communities                    Authorities
                                             Department of
                                                Energy
• Greater Demand for Assets                         • Green and Environmental Mandates
• Airline Restructuring Demand for lower costs      • Building Redesign to address PAX Self-Serve
• Shortage of low-cost financing (PFC Dollars)      • Build Assets with the End in Mind
• ACI-NA Sustainability Demand due to lower fares
  Steering Group PAX
  Increased                                         • Promote True Stewardship of our Assets
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 Overview of Sustainability
 August 14 , 2007
                             ACI-Subcommittee Web Page
                             (Holland Young, Jacobs
                             Consultancy)




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Overview of Sustainability
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                             Sustainability Best Practices Database
                             (Eugene Peters, Ricondo & Assoc.)




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Steering Group                                                        15
Overview of Sustainability
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                             Sustainability Research
                              AV030 Environmental Impacts of Aviation Committee
                               Katherine Andrus (ATA), Chair
                              AV030 (1) Sustainability Subcommittee
                               Burr Stewart (SEA-TAC), Chair
                              Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)
                                 $10 mil. per year through 2007
                                 $15 mil. per year through 2010 ($5 mil. Enviro.)
                                 Synthesis Project: Identify Existing Best Practices
                                    Will serve to populate ACI-NA Database
                                 Applied Research: formulating best practices
                                 Opportunities for anyone’s involvement
                                    Problem Statements
                                    Panel Participation
ACI-NA Sustainability
Steering Group                      Research                                      16
Overview of Sustainability
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                             How Do You Get
                             There?




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Steering Group                                17
Overview of Sustainability
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                             Sustainability Process Redefined



         Continuous Improvement Through
         Communication, Collaboration, Coordination (C3)




          Making Progress Today and Tomorrow = Striving for SUSTAINABILITY




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Steering Group                                                         18
Overview of Sustainability
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                             Questions ?




                              A holistic approach to managing an
                              airport so as to ensure the integrity of the
                              Economic viability, Operational efficiency,
                              Natural Resource conservation and Social
                              responsibility of the airport. (EONS)

                                 Airports Council International – North America
                                         Aviation Sustainability Working Group
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Overview of Sustainability
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