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Environment and Sustainability

AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing and aviation finance. We are committed to growing our business responsibly and sustainably, by progressively modernizing our fleet and adding only the most fuel-efficient new technology aircraft. Through a consistent portfolio management strategy, regular stakeholder engagement and world class governance, our company is well-positioned for sustainable success.

Aviation’s role

Our team works with manufacturers, suppliers and airlines around the world to ensure AerCap plays an important role in the positive development of the industry

Modernizing our fleet

Our fleet strategy is committed to purchasing only next-generation, fuel-efficient aircraft that generate significant fuel-savings and lower our customers’ carbon footprint

We deal with ESG risks as part of our overall risk framework at AerCap. The transition to a lower-carbon economy provides dual benefits of caring for the planet and providing value to our customers. These factors support our long-term focused, sustainable growth.

Operational efficiency

At our 9 offices, measures have been introduced to use energy, water and materials more efficiently and responsibly

Recent News

In 2020, AerCap received a rating of BBB in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment

AerCap, Air Transat and Airbus celebrate milestone A321LR sustainable aviation fuel delivery flight

AerCap has partnered with First Climate to partially offset our carbon footprint in 2019

Human Rights and Community Relations

We recognize the fundamental principles of human rights, as outlined in the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human Capital

We actively seek to hire and retain the best talent in the industry and remunerate our employees with some of the most attractive packages in the industry

At AerCap, we aim to grow not only sustainably, but also responsibly. This extends to the recognition of the principles of human rights, our practice of attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry, our engagement with the societies that we work and live in and our care for the health and safety of our employees, customers and suppliers.

Health and Safety

The well-being of our employees is inextricably linked to the business and financial success of AerCap

Our Social Responsibility

AerCap supports a range of charities each year in the communities in which we operate

Corporate Governance

AerCap is committed to sound Corporate Governance to ensure that each stakeholders’ interest is respected and protected

Board Practices

AerCap’s Board of Directors are from diverse professional backgrounds and combine a broad spectrum of experience and expertise with a reputation for integrity

At AerCap, we pride ourselves on our world-class governance. This includes an independent and diversified Board, highly professional standards of conduct for our employees, prudent supply chain monitoring and quality risk management.

Compliance and Internal Control

At AerCap, we hold our employees to the highest ethical and professional standards. Employee behaviour is governed by the AerCap Code of Conduct

Supply Chain Management

We work closely with our suppliers, set governance and performance standards that they are required to meet and convey our values through our supply chain