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The four pillars of sustainability - Economic, Operational, Environmental, Social.

BAC is committed to manage, operate and develop Brisbane Airport in a sustainable manner and to ensure that the demands of development align with our principles of sustainability.

The four pillars of sustainability identified for airports underpin this approach:

Economic Sustainability

  • As a privatised airport, shareholder value creation is a primary driver of business decisions.
  • By continuing to deliver strong financial results and investing in the future, the airport will boost regional wealth and employment.
  • Innovation and continuous improvement in all activities also allows Brisbane Airport to build revenues and contribute to the region's economy.

Operational Sustainability

  • BAC strives to maintain excellence in service delivery in terminals and across the airport.
  • For Brisbane Airport, business continuity is tied to maintaining regulatory compliance and ensuring that the necessary capacity and critical assets are available to operate and expand the airport.
  • The safe, secure and continuous operation of the airport is both a goal and a necessity.

Environmental Sustainability

  • BAC is committed to an active response to the long- term impacts of climate change and minimising adverse environmental impacts of aviation and property development activities.
  • BAC's sustainability goals are to maximise energy, water and waste efficiencies, manage noise impacts, balance the built environment and biodiversity values and achieve best practice in urban and built design.

Social Sustainability

  • Corporate social responsibility and partnership building have been long-standing philosophies of BAC.
  • BAC fosters and respects diversity, promotes health and safety on airport and a work life balance.
  • BAC will continue to improve airport amenities, access and connectivity.
  • BAC supports sustainable transport solutions of which a key element is to encourage growth of public transport.
  • BAC is committed to ongoing stakeholder engagement.