Today, with the deepening of globalization processes, the economic, environmental and social obstacles and opportunities faced by companies are diversifying.
At the same time, the pace of change is increasing, and institutions that cannot overcome these obstacles and seize opportunities may lose their competitiveness. While questions such as climate change and depletion of natural resources require the joint action of different stakeholders, the effects of economic and social changes can be felt in different geographies. Companies that want to remain competitive in the future need to constantly develop their business models in a participatory, transparent, accountable and respectful way to people and nature.
TAV Airports operates with the vision of being the leading and pioneering airport operator in its target regions. In line with this vision, it aims to limit its environmental impacts and create social benefits while producing the highest value for all its stakeholders in the countries and regions where it operates since its establishment.
The principles determined for sustainable growth are at the center of all operations of the company. A bottom-up and interdisciplinary organization has been established in order to spread the knowledge in this field within the company and to carry out the measurement, reporting and development studies in a coordinated manner. Sustainability Groups at the terminal operations, under the direction of the General Manager of Operations and the relevant Assistant General Manager, energy management, waste management, water management, human resources,
corporate communication, financial affairs and other relevant departments within the enterprise consists of representatives.
To measure, evaluate and report on the main performance indicators determined within the framework of the TAV Airports Holding Sustainability Strategy and Action Plan, by reporting the Sustainability Groups to the General Manager and the relevant Assistant General Manager of the relevant enterprise; is responsible for developing projects and proposals to improve sustainability performance.TAV Airports Sustainability Committee, on the other hand, creates and develops the Holding's Sustainability Strategy and Action Plan; To coordinate and direct the Sustainability Groups formed in terminal operations and service companies in this framework; The Holding is responsible for measuring, developing and reporting its sustainability performance. The committee consists of representatives to be appointed by the managers of the relevant departments and service companies within the Holding. The chairmen of the Business Sustainability Groups are natural members of the Committee.
TAV Airports is committed to sharing its sustainability performance with all its stakeholders in an open, transparent and comprehensive manner. In this context, since 2010, it has been reporting on environmental and social fields, in addition to its economic performance, at international standards. The company attaches special importance to stakeholder engagement and adopts a participatory management model at every stage of its activities. It uses the internationally accepted Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards to provide a comparable and meaningful framework for reporting.