An Explanation Regarding ISO14001:
In November 2012 the IAA was certified to the Israeli and international standard of ISO14001:2004 – Environmental Management – for the management, operation and maintenance of airports and border terminals.
This standard provides many benefits, including:
The verification that the IAA meets all the environmental laws and regulations and the
improvement of the work interfaces with regulators.
The reduction of the ecological footprint and the overall reduction of pollution incidents
caused as part of the activity of the IAA.
Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and natural reduction of carbon footprint
Increasing employee awareness and their integration in environmental activities.
Showing public responsibility.
Improved control over the status of the area.
This management system enables environmental achievements, the optimal use of
resources, and a reduction of the organization’s effect on the environment.
The IAA shall manage, develop, operate and maintain all of its facilities in an economical and sustainable manner, from a long term perspective and a commitment to maintaining the balance between the environmental needs and the IAA’s economic and operational needs.
The IAA shall implement laws and regulations for protecting the environment, in order to prevent and minimize the environmental risks and hazards in the following fields:
Aircraft noise hazards
The pollution of the land, surface runoff water and groundwater
The treatment of sewage water, the use of wastewater and water conservation
The treatment of hazardous materials
Waste management, including its reduction, recycling and proper disposal
Purchasing green products
Management shall continuously improve the performance of the environmental protection system, while working together with the employees and managers of the organization, and through the dialogue with parties of interest, while meeting all legal requirements.
The policy shall be reviewed once a year by management in order to examine its suitability and to update it as may be necessary.