Sustainability is part of everything we do

Our next Decade of Change sustainability policy takes us to 2030. It builds on the success of our first ten point plan. We've accelerated our commitment to be a net zero airport for our own Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions by 2030.

Our goals continue our great work on the community and local environment. They also increase our emphasis on people and on emissions.

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Our goals share three themes

People & community

Support our people and invest in our local communities.

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Net Zero emissions

Continue our transition to Net Zero and improve air quality.

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Local environment

Our impact on the local environment and waste.

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Are we on track?

Sustainability has been a key part of our transformation since 2009. Each year we report on our progress. 

Our latest Decade of Change report provides an overview of our performance in 2021.

Read our 2021 sustainability report

Sustainable travel

Our goal is to reduce emissions from airplanes and the transport used to reach the airport.

By 2030, 60% of journeys to and from the airport will be zero or ultra-low emissions. This forms part of our Decade of Change sustainability policy.

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Find out how we support the regional economy

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Zero Waste

We send zero untreated waste to landfill

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Find out how we support our local community

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Find out how we're planning to reach net zero

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Find out how we reduce our noise footprint

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Building towards Gatwick 2030

Find out more about our Second Decade of Change to 2030
Second Decade of Change to 2030