Corporate Responsibility



Key data on sustainability

Corporate responsibility, that is to say sustainable and responsible entrepreneurial practice, is an integral part of our corporate strategy. It means that we are committed to creating added value for our customers, employees and investors and to meeting our responsibilities toward the environment and society. For these reasons, we continuously improve our measures to safeguard the climate and the environment, maintain responsible and fair relations with our employees, and as a company actively engage in numerous social concerns.


    Aviation and CO2


    Balance 2019

    25th Sustainability Report "Balance" published


    Key messages on climate policy of the Lufthansa Group

    The aim of the Lufthansa Group is to reduce the environmental impact of our business activities to the unavoidable minimum – in the air and on the ground.


    Corporate Responsibility

    The Lufthansa Group is setting new accents for the environment and society. With three measures, the company underpins its goal of consolidating its leading position in the aviation industry in the field of corporate responsibility.


    help alliance

    The key pillar of the social commitment of Lufthansa Group


    Fleet development

    The Lufthansa Group counts on a modern, efficient and appropriately structured fleet


    CYCLEAN 2.0

     Efficient Engine Wash with Dry Ice


    Crane Protection

    Continue to fly together: Lufthansa Group extends partnership with Crane Protection Germany


    The Lufthansa Group stands for responsible mobility


    Airbus A350-900

    The most modern and environmentally friendly long haul aircraft worldwide


A quarter of a century of commitment to the environment and to sustainability

To celebrate the 25th edition of the report, the Lufthansa Group has published the video “Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility. 25 years of reporting on sustainability and the environment”.

Figures 2018

Social Responsibility



Gender and Diversity

15.9 %

Share of women in management positions

Fuel consumption


l/100 passenger kilometers

CO2 emissions


kg/100 passenger kilometers


The Lufthansa Group documents its striving for responsible business practices with numerous memberships in environmental and sustainability-related organizations. The goal is to participate in shaping the future of sustainable business practices and social responsibility, and to further develop the company’s own activities.

  • Airlines for Europe
  • BDL
  • Charta der Vielfalt
  • Deutsches Verkehrsforum
  • DNWE
  • Econsense
  • Initiative Chefsache
  • Initiative Luftverkehr für Deutschland
  • Initiative Pro Recyclingpapier
  • Transparency International
  • UN Global Compact
  • Wir zusammen

Click here for more information about our memberships.