Our Mission

Our ESG Strategy sets a road for daa to continually improve our commitments to our environment, people, passengers and local communities.

Message from daa’s CEO

daa is on a journey to becoming a net zero carbon emissions business by at least 2050. As a company, headquartered in Ireland – a peripheral island nation within Europe – and operating in an aviation sector, which has challenging decarbonisation targets to meet over the coming decades, daa is absolutely committed to making the changes required to meet our sustainability goals.

There is no single action that will make this happen overnight. Rather, daa is focused on a number of projects and changes across our operations that will allow us to achieve our target by 2050. To focus our actions, we have identified projects under each of the following pillars: Environmental Sustainability; Social; and Governance. Here we outline some of the key things we are already doing, and others we have planned, which will enable us to achieve our ESG ambitions.

Our Journey

Our ESG pillars are each aligned to relevant UN Sustainable Development Goals and are underpinned and strengthened by our governance policies and practices.

The governance framework which was developed in our latest strategy to support the delivery of our ESG ambitions, continues to develop and mature.

We have a framework in place which ensures oversight of our progress and development in this space, from Board-level right through the Group’s management structure. We remain focused on delivering against our ESG Strategy commitments in 2023, in parallel to developing an updated ESG Strategy which will reflect the ambitions of the organisation from 2024 onwards.

Read our ESG Strategy




Our ESG Accreditations

Certified for our efforts in reducing our carbon emissions across our business

Awarded by Business in the Community Ireland for our Environmental, Social and Governance programme

Certified for our support of sustainable and active transport to and from our airports

Proud to be a participant of the UN Global Compact and support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Proud winner of the Green Awards: Sustainability Team of the Year 2024, highlighting our commitment to a more sustainable future for our airports

Winners of the ‘ESG Company (Enterprise) Award’, which recognises the work being done by the daa team to meet our ambitious ESG targets.

ESG Across daa