Ineco has drafted the Sustainability Management Plan for King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, for the Dammam Airports Company (DACO). Improving waste management and reducing water and energy consumption, as well as prevention of soil contamination, are key concerns.
Ineco is collaborating with Aena to prepare the carbon footprint of its airports, an annual calculation of their greenhouse gas emissions that is required to obtain the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA), the only accreditation available in this area. To date, eight Spanish airports have already received this certification.
The presence of animals in and around airports can cause serious conflicts with aircraft operations. To reduce this risk, since 2017, Ineco has been collaborating with Aena to implement measures in all of Spain’s airports in accordance with the guidelines of the Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency (AESA). This article describes some specific cases in which the company has participated in these efforts to make air safety compatible with conservation.
For 15 years, an Ineco team has been working with Adif to minimize the environmental impact of large-scale high-speed works projects. Each project presents its own specific challenges, ranging from the management of different types of waste to the protection of flora, fauna and archaeological heritage, among others.
Ineco has executed the Master Plan for Comprehensive Waste Management and the regulatory framework for Quito. The study aims to meet the requirements of the ‘Cero Basura’ (‘Zero Waste’) programme, which is based on raising awareness and managing effectively the entire lifecycle of solid waste in the Ecuadorian capital. A circular economy strategy founded on effective models and solid contemporary regulation.
María Verónica Arias Cabanilla is currently the head of environmental conservation in the city of Quito, an issue to which she has devoted her entire professional career.
Ineco has completed the Master Plan for Comprehensive Waste Management and the legal framework for the Municipality of Quito, the subject of this edition’s cover …