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SAS commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or Global Goals for Sustainable Development, are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. They involve meeting a broad range of global development targets by 2030. The goals encourage businesses to consider how they can best contribute to overcoming global challenges related to economic, social and environmental sustainability. 
Read more about the SDGs here
 

The most relevant SDGs for SAS

As a leading airline in terms of reducing our climate impact, promoting resource efficiency and creating an attractive workplace, four of the SDGs are closely aligned to our sustainability agenda:


SDG 5 – Gender equality 
SAS contributes toward this goal by encouraging gender equality and diversity through its recruitment policy and annual people review process. 
Read more about diversity on page 16 in the sustainability report.

SDG 8 – Decent work and economic growth 
SAS directly employs 11,659 people and aims to provide good working conditions, where employees feel engaged, valued and secure. Read more about how we work with our employees on pages 14–17, and how we contribute toward economic development on page 19 in the sustainability report.

SDG 12 – Responsible consumption and production 
SAS strongly promotes the more efficient use of resources and the creation of less waste throughout the travel and transport chain. 
Read more about how we manage waste on pages 12–13  in the sustainability report.

SDG 13 – Climate action 
SAS works to reduce emissions by focusing on procuring more fuel-efficient aircraft, promoting aircraft and network efficiencies, and through the adoption of biofuels. 
Read more about our work to reduce emissions on pages 8–13 in the sustainability report.



UN Global Compact

SAS / SAS Cargo has been a member of the UN Global Compact since 2003, which is an initiative of good citizenship for companies founded by the former UN Secretary- General Kofi Annan and now run by Lise Kingo. The initiative has 10 principles in the areas; Human Rights, Labour Standards, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

UN Global Compact 10 principles
Read more about SAS commitment to UNCG



UN Global Compact

SAS / SAS Cargo has been a member of the UN Global Compact since 2003, which is an initiative of good citizenship for companies founded by the former UN Secretary- General Kofi Annan and now run by Lise Kingo. The initiative has 10 principles in the areas; Human Rights, Labour Standards, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

UN Global Compact 10 principles

Read more about SAS commitment to UNCG


UN Global Compact

SAS / SAS Cargo has been a member of the UN Global Compact since 2003, which is an initiative of good citizenship for companies founded by the former UN Secretary- General Kofi Annan and now run by Lise Kingo. The initiative has 10 principles in the areas; Human Rights, Labour Standards, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

UN Global Compact 10 principles

Read more about SAS commitment to UNCG


UN Global Compact

SAS / SAS Cargo has been a member of the UN Global Compact since 2003, which is an initiative of good citizenship for companies founded by the former UN Secretary- General Kofi Annan and now run by Lise Kingo. The initiative has 10 principles in the areas; Human Rights, Labour Standards, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

UN Global Compact 10 principles

Read more about SAS commitment to UNCG