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					Redefining Sustainability for the Aviation Industry
Breaking Barriers: Airing Out a Sound Aviation

University of California Davis Stanford Court Hotel, San Francisco March 4, 2007 James M. Crites Executive Vice President, Operations
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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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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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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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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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Sustainability Legacy

Era of Regulation & Compliance
1960’s 1970’s 1980’s 1990’s

Enforcement Agencies and Regulations are Implemented Vague Concepts of Environmental Issues and Problems

Industries Focus on Compliance with Mandates Green Design Standards are Developed to Address Compliance

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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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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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9 ACI-NA Board of Directors form Sustainability Steering Committee

Sustainability for the 21st Century
• • • • • • • Clarifies the Mission as Holistic

Addresses the Gap Created by Reaction to Compliance Includes Requires Embraces Expects Values LEED Certification Strategic Leadership Total Cost of Ownership Pro-active Management Natural Resources, Human Resources, Financial Resources and Social Resources (our Community-at-large) Best Practices that Demonstrate Sustainable Business Practices
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Identifies

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Airport-wide Opportunities
Asset Management, Energy Management, Information Technology, Airport Development, Parking, Public Safety, Environmental Affairs, Fleet Management Asset Management Energy Management Information Technology Real Estate Public Safety Environmental Customer Service Airport Operations Risk Management Public Affairs Fleet Management Airport Development Finance Risk Management Real Estate Revenue Management Procurement Marketing

Functional Requirements

Code Requirements

Regulatory Compliance

SUSTAINABILITY BEST PRACTICES
• ENVIRONMENT • BUSINESS STRATEGY • COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Project Schedule
Asset Management Energy Management Information Technology Customer Service Human Resources Marketing Airport Operations Public Affairs

Airport Development Finance Risk Management Real Estate Revenue Management Energy Management Marketing

Project Budget

Operational Requirements

Airport Development, Procurement, Asset Management, Risk Management, Information Technology, Energy Management, Human Resources, Public Redefining Sustainability for the Aviation Industry Affairs Stanford Court Hotel, San Francisco
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Airports are already promoting Sustainable Best Practices
A Few Examples of Documented Airport Achievements and Initiatives
Passive lighting CFC Reduction 400Hz Emission reductions Erosion Landscaping Indoor air quality LEED Certification

Pre-conditioned Air (PCA) Sight Planning Recycling

Hydrant In-ramp fueling Commissioning etc.

Geographically Spread Coast-to-Coast
LAWA Oakland Seattle-Tacoma Dallas/Fort Worth Portland Denver Chicago O’Hare Austin Bergstrom

Boston Mass Port
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Toronto and Numerous Others . . .
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Why Sustainability Best Practices Now?
Development Stakeholders Operational Stakeholders

Airlines

Environmental Agencies

Airport Communities

Owner Authorities Department of Energy
• Green and Environmental Mandates • Building Redesign to address PAX Self-Serve • Build Assets with the End in Mind • Promote True Stewardship of our Assets 13

• Greater Demand for Assets • Airline Restructuring Demand for lower costs • Shortage of low-cost financing (PFC Dollars) • Increased PAX Demand due to lower fares
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ACI-Subcommittee Web Page
(Holland Young, Jacobs Consultancy)

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

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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 Projects: existing best practices Applied Research: formulating best practices Opportunities Problem Statements Panel Participation Research
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How Do You Get There?
New Process

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Create New Standards & Re-define Best Practices Educate and Share Tools

Measure your Results Identify Gaps and Opportunities

Demonstrate your Progress

Review Best Practices Database and Identify your Achievements
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What You Can Do
Identify the Best Practices that your airport, company or institution have implemented or participated in developing Build your own Sustainability Section on your web site Let ACI-NA know what you have accomplished

They will develop links to you to share your information with the rest of the aviation community
Participate in the Transportation Research Board Aviation Group Member or Friend of an Aviation Group Committee Support the ACRP: panelist or researcher By doing so you build your legacy and enable others to follow your leadership
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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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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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