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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Sustainability initiatives in the aviation sector

27 November 2019

As the green economy develops, it is inevitable that the spotlight will be directed onto the aviation sector, long held up as a major contributor to global carbon emissions.

While the industry is already focused on technological improvements to aviation engines and other operational measures to reduce aircraft emissions, this briefing considers the challenges and opportunities arising out of two significant sustainability-linked initiatives for the sector: the potential application of green or sustainability-linked loans and the impact of the emissions regulatory framework for airlines and other operators which CORSIA has introduced.

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