Air Canada has
released the 2014 edition of Citizens of the World, the airline’s 4th
corporate sustainability report.
details AC’s performance during 2014 in 4 areas of sustainability: safety; the
environment; employee well-being and community involvement. For the 1st
time, the airline retained a 3rd party auditor to independently
verify the data.
Highlights of the
2014 report include:
Lost Time Injuries declined
11.4% from the previous year, the 4th straight year of decline,
and total injuries were down 10% from a year ago.
Successful completion of the
biennial IATA Operational safety audit (IOSA).
More than 11,000 tonnes of fuel
or 35,229 tonnes of CO2 (equivalent) were saved through fuel efficiency
$445 million was contributed to company pension
The Air Canada Foundation raised $1.4 million, a
45% increase from 2013.
“Air Canada has
long demonstrated corporate social responsibility through our commitment to
safety, our efforts to reduce our environmental footprint, by ensuring the
well-being of our employees and in giving back to our communities,” said CEO
“But beyond this,
we also want to make it easier for stakeholders to objectively evaluate our
company in this area. Citizens of the World does this by reporting on
our sustainability activities during the year and making commitments for the
next year that we will duly report on.”