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Message from the CEO

LOS ANGELES WORLD AIRPORTS - LAWA

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)'s commitment to advancing sustainability at our airports and in local communities is reflected in the organization's ongoing efforts to collaborate, deliver results, and drive innovation over the past years. It is more important than ever to ensure that our airports continue to develop with the environment in mind, serve as an asset to our surrounding communities, and continue to play a key role in the region’s economic success.

LAWA is proud of its accomplishments in 2016, some of which include:

›› Achieving Airports Council International Global Airport Carbon Accreditation at Level 2 (Reduction) – one of only 14 U.S. airports – reflecting LAWA's commitment to decreasing greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050;

›› Reducing potable water use per passenger at LAX by more than 6% over 2015's record decrease; a cumulative decrease of 26% in two years;

›› Launching the United Airlines' biofuel partnership at LAX on March 11, 2016, making LAX the first airport in the nation to use biofuel for commercial flights;

›› Surpassing the LAX airport-wide ground support equipment emissions reduction target 5 years ahead of the 2021 deadline;

›› Achieving milestones for the new Automated People Mover (APM) and Consolidated Rental Car (CONRAC) facility, including issuing the Request for Qualifications for the APM and launching the selection process for the CONRAC development team; and

›› Granting 35 friendly flyer awards for excellence in noise abatement cooperation at Van Nuys airport.

This annual sustainability report showcases the results of many programs and initiatives that LAWA has developed and implemented over the years to reduce its environmental footprint, build stronger partnerships and healthier communities, and continue to serve as a major economic engine in the Southern California region. Guided by the goals set forth in Mayor Garcetti's Sustainable City pLAn, LAWA strives to align its sustainability elements with the citywide plan in the way its airports operate and grow. I am proud of the progress LAWA has made in 2016, and look forward to future achievements that will keep LAWA on track as a leader in sustainability, and also a value driven, world class airport.

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Sustainability at LAWA

Sustainability at LAWA

Our 2016 Sustainability Report

Sustainability Mission Statement

As the international gateway in our region, Los Angeles World Airports is committed to setting the global airport standard for customer satisfaction and security, regional economic leadership and organizational performance. Building on our core values, we will engage our employees, tenants, customers, and communities in an effort to continually improve our environmental, economic and social performance.

Message from the Chief Executive Officer

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)'s commitment to advancing sustainability at our airports and in local communities is reflected in the organization's ongoing efforts to collaborate, deliver results, and drive innovation over the past years. It is more important...

LAWA Sustainable Design and Construction Policy

LAWA adopted two Sustainable Design and Construction Policies on September 7, 2017: 1) A policy that requires new building construction and renovation projects at LAX and VNY airports be designed to achieve the United States Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver certification or higher and 2) A new set of requirements that apply sustainability measures to airport-related construction/non-building projects.

LAWA EV Purchasing Policy

LAWA adopted its first electric vehicle purchasing policy (EVPP) on June 15, 2017. The EVPP will improve air quality in and around LAX and VNY as LAWA gradually increases the percentage of all-electric vehicle purchases to 100 percent by 2035.

Mayor’s Sustainable City pLAn

On April 8, 2015, Mayor Eric Garcetti released L.A.’s first-ever Sustainable City pLAn. The pLAn is a roadmap to achieve back to basics short-term results while setting the path to strengthen and transform our City in the decades to come.

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