Amadeus included in Climate Performance Leadership Index

Amadeus included in Climate Performance Leadership Index

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Amadeus has gained recognition for its efforts to cut carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change.

The travel technology provider is included in the Climate Disclosure Project (CDP) Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014.

The index presents 187 listed companies identified as demonstrating a superior approach to climate change mitigation.

It has been produced at the request of 767 investors who represent more than a third of the world’s invested capital by CDP, the international NGO that drives sustainable economies.

Information provided by nearly 2,000 listed companies has been independently assessed against CDP’s scoring methodology and ranked accordingly.

Amadeus has been awarded an A grade for its climate performance, earning a position on this global ranking of corporate efforts to mitigate climate change.

Climate performance leaders of The A List index are investing to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and collectively have dropped their total emissions by 33 million metric tons in the past reporting year.

CDP performance scores provide a tool for institutional investors and stakeholders to evaluate and track corporate efforts to mitigate climate change.

Amadeus senior vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary Tomas López Fernebrand said: “Amadeus acknowledges its responsibility towards industry sustainability. Our environmental strategy is based on three pillars: the optimisation of our operations, delivering environmentally efficient customer solutions and working in partnership with industry stakeholders towards common environmental objectives.

“We are delighted to receive this important recognition from CDP. This reinforces our strategy and encourages us to continue improving our contribution towards improved industry environmental performance.”

CDP chief executive Paul Simpson said: “Global greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise and we face steep financial risk if we do not mitigate them.

“The business case for action to mitigate climate change has never been stronger or more urgent.

“For this reason we congratulate those businesses that have achieved a position on The A List: The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index.

“These companies are responding to market demand for environmental accountability and at the same time are making progress towards the realization of sustainable economies.”

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