Doha gateway demonstrates green credentials
Hamad International Airport (DOH) has successfully renewed its Level 3 ‘Optimisation’ status in ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation programme for another year.
The Qatar gateway says that the successful recertification is a reassurance that its carbon management processes and activities have effectively reduced CO2 emissions.
During the recertification process, operator, MATAR, was audited by independent third party verifiers from August to October 2022, and then further verified by the independent scheme administrator WSP.
MATAR’s senior vice president for facilities management, Michael Mcmillan, said: “We are very proud to maintain this significant accreditation at the optimisation level since 2017, acknowledging the efforts of the MATAR Teams and our stakeholders.
“Sustainability and environment stewardship are strategic pillars at Hamad International Airport, as we continue our intension and ambition to demonstrate leadership within our industry and country – notably within our recent expansion project – where we achieved 4 star rating under The Gulf Organization for Research & Development (GORD) for reducing carbon footprint.”
In collaboration with its stakeholders and partners, MATAR plays a vital role in monitoring, managing and reducing Hamad International Airport’s carbon emissions to fulfil the airport’s long-term environmental objectives of carbon emissions reduction by 30% by 2030 – driving for continuous environmental improvement and sustainability.managing and improving carbon emissions.