The Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (KIAB/BLR Airport), operated by Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), has attained Level 4+Transition under the globally recognised Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme, led by the Airports Council International (ACI).
Level 4+ Transition accreditation is among the highest accolades an airport can receive under the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme.
Hari Marar, MD & CEO, BIAL, said attaining Level 4+ Transition under the prestigious Airport Carbon Accreditation programme was a testament to BIAL’s unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability and its relentless.
At the core of BIAL’s sustainability journey are six pillars that form the roadmap to a brighter future: Water Stewardship, Net Zero Carbon Emission, Community Aligned Noise Management, Circular Economy, Sustainable Procurement, and Sustainable Mobility.
The latest accreditation is an important step forward in BIAL’s aspiration to become net zero by 2030 and its continuous efforts to reduce carbon emissions.
BIAL had received ACI’s Green Airports Recognition 2023 Platinum award in the 15-35 million passengers per annum category. This was in recognition of its Plastics Circularity initiatives, such as single-use plastic elimination and roads from plastic waste at BLR Airport.
As part of its sustainability initiatives, BIAL has implemented various measures, including energy-efficient infrastructure, waste management systems, and renewable energy projects.