Environmental protection


Our approach to corporate social responsibility 

As a global business, Air France-KLM connects people, economies and cultures, driving economic growth and social progress. The Group assumes its responsibilities and acts to reconcile growth with environmental protection, social value and local development at its hubs and destinations. Air France-KLM’s commitment is laid out in its Corporate Social Responsibility Statement, Social Rights and Ethics Charter and Climate Action Plan. To integrate sustainability in its business and operations, the Group works alongside all of its stakeholder groups on four key priorities: environment, customer experience, responsible human resources and local development.

Environment

Reduce our environmental footprint by improving our operations, by innovating in the supply chain and by mobilizing our entire staff and the industry.

Customer experience

Integrate sustainability within the entire value chain to offer customers sustainable and innovative products and services.

Responsible human resources

Maintain a responsible social policy and encourage personal development to ensure the motivation and professionalism of our employees.

Local development 

Create economic and social value at our hubs and destinations.

CSR achievements recognized

Air France-KLM is assessed annually by the major international non-financial rating agencies, including RobecoSAM, Vigeo, Eiris and OEKOM. For the 9th year running, the Group is recognized by two Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI World and DJSI Europe) and has been ranked leader in the “airlines” industry by RobecoSam. Moreover, for the fifth year running, Air France-KLM is ranked leader of the broader “Transportation” category, covering air, rail, sea and road transport as well as airport activities. In this way Air France-KLM perpetuates the ranking at the 24 most sustainable companies in the world.
Thanks to this performance the Group retained its listing on FTSE4Good Index Series and on the Vigeo indexes (World 120, Europe 120, Eurozone 120, France 20 and Ethibel Sustainable Index (ESI) excellence Europe).
Air France-KLM is included in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) France 2013, which ranks the 10% companies having the best scores for transparency, among the largest companies by market capitalization in France. Moreover, the Group is included in the Climate Performance Leader Index (CPLI) France 2013, which includes companies having achieved a grade A.