Air NZ – keeping it green

Air NZ – keeping it green

Air New Zealand has appointed British ecological economist Professor Tim Jackson and leading carbon emissions policy specialist Dr Suzi Kerr to its Sustainability Advisory Panel.

Air New Zealand chief executive officer, Christopher Luxon, says the panel provides guidance and critique as the airline works to embed sustainable growth, with the new panellists bringing further expertise in social, economic and environmental issues.

The airline's Sustainability Advisory Panel will meet in Auckland for it's annual sustainability breakfast event on Wednesday 4 October.

Founder and Director of not-for-profit Forum for the Future Sir Jonathon Porritt heads up the panel, which comprises a number of New Zealand and international experts, including:

  • Sir Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder and Director, Forum for the Future (United Kingdom)
  • Dame Anne Salmond, New Zealand anthropologist, writer and distinguished professor of Maori Studies, University of Auckland (New Zealand)
  • Sir Rob Fenwick CNZM, entrepreneur, business person and conservationist, Chair of Predator Free NZ and The Kiwi Trust (New Zealand)
  • Brian Pearce, Chief Economist, International Air Transport Association (Switzerland)
  • Dr Susanne Becken, Director of Griffith Institute for Tourism and Professor of Sustainable Tourism, Griffith University (Australia)
  • Dr Tim Jackson, Professor of Sustainable Development at University of Surrey and Director of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (United Kingdom)
  • Dr Suzi Kerr, Senior Fellow at Motu and Adjunct Professor at Victoria University (New Zealand)

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