|20/20 Commitments||Progress||Why this commitment?||What has been done||What we are going to do in the medium term (2-3 years)|
|Achieve 2% year on year improvement in fuel efficiency||On Plan||To meet and exceed the industry commitment of 1.5%, reduce fuel cost and emissions||Significant investment in our fleet renewal plan. We took delivery of 16 new aircraft in 2014: nine Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, five Airbus A330-300 aircraft and (for Dragonair) two Airbus A321-200 aircraft. Six Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft were retired during the period.||Receive new aircraft and retire less efficient ones. At 31 December 2014 we had 79 new aircraft on order for delivery up to 2024. A total of nine new aircraft are scheduled for delivery in 2015.|
|Develop a cost-effective strategy to incorporate sustainable aviation fuel into our operations||Achieved||To develop a robust alternative fuels strategy as part of our adaptation strategy||
Appointed a dedicated Biofuel Manager in 2011.
Invested in a U.S. based waste-to-energy biofuel development facility in 2014.
|Progress several projects, including undertaking a feasibility study with a technology partner.|
|Embed climate change adaptation into overall risk management||On Plan||To reduce Cathay Pacific’s exposure to risks and capture business opportunities related to climate change||Review international and local aviation climate change adaptation research||Develop an implementation plan|
|Reduce electricity use by 25%||On Plan||This is a key impact of our headquarter buildings in Hong Kong||Introduced green specifications into the proposal process for purchases of electric equipment||
Carry out a detailed Energy Audit with recommendations
Include green specifications in equipment requirements
|Ground vehicles to use alternative fuels/power source||On Plan||To encourage more efficient use of our ground vehicles and service equipment, and to prepare for future legislation||
The second term of HAS’ Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Replacement Programme commenced in 2014. About 60% of HAS’ motor vehicles and GSE are now electrically powered or comply with the latest emission standard that is Stage IIIA for GSE and Euro V for vehicles
|Continued progressive vehicle replacement and exploring performance improvement systems|
|All Cathay Pacific Group-owned buildings, offices and lounges will consider green building standards or principles||On Plan||To ensure green elements are considered at the design stage of our newly constructed or refurbished buildings||Applied green guidelines and building certification (where applicable) for offices and passenger lounges. The Cathay Pacific lounge at Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris was LEED Silver certified in 2014||
Develop bespoke guidelines suited to the construction and refurbishment of our specific facilities.
New buildings for CPCS and Vogue Laundry to be designed to achieve the BEAM Plus GOLD standard
|Offer carbon offsetting as part of all ticket-related marketing and promotional activities||Achieved||To provide a value-added service while raising customer awareness on the carbon impact of their flight, and how they can offset this impact||
Offsets paid for free tickets given for marketing promotions and public relations activities
For free tickets where the passenger covers taxes and surcharges, a Fly greener reminder is provided in the prize letter
|Revamp the Fly greener programme|