Sustainable Development Goals

The central element of the Agenda 2030 is a set of 17 global sustainability goals, which were adopted in September 2015 by the United Nations’ members (Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs). The SDGs are reflected in the important action areas of the Lufthansa Group. A large part of the global sustainability goals is relevant for the Group, even though intensity and shaping vary.

Of particular importance for the entrepreneurial activities of the Lufthansa Group is the support of the following goals:

Good health and well-being

Occupational safety and health protection are central action areas for the Lufthansa Group. The goal is to maintain the employees’ health and ability to perform long-term and sustainably, and to encourage employees to treat their health as a personal responsibility (empowerment).

Quality education

For a long time, high quality training and continuing education programs have been of particularly high importance across the Lufthansa Group. In addition to its entrepreneurial activities, the Lufthansa Group’s commitment includes its registered charity help alliance whose emphasis is the areas of education and enabling.

Gender equality

For the Lufthansa Group, diversity and equal opportunities are central elements of the Company‘s strategic alignment. We want to see that every employee has a fair chance to fully develop his/her talents and potential, thus having the chance to make his/her own personal contribution to the success of the company.

Decent work and economic growth

The Lufthansa Group attaches the greatest importance to providing its employees with an attractive work environment and appropriate salaries. By developing appropriate standards in personnel policy, the Lufthansa Group positions itself as an employer acting with integrity and in responsible ways.

Industry, innovation and infrastructure

In the context of innovation and digitalization projects the Lufthansa Group also pays increased attention to social and ecological compatibility. Among others, this applies to paperless aviation, the promotion of intermodal solutions, electro mobility at airports and active noise abatement.

Responsible consumption and production

Experts of the Lufthansa Group continuously analyze and evaluate existing products and processes on board in order to offer passengers the best possible quality in a good relationship with sustainability aspects. This also includes offers for responsible consumption, such as the option of voluntary CO2 compensation.

Climate action

The Lufthansa Group stands for sustainable mobility and is firmly committed to limiting the environmental impact of its business in line with international competition. To this end, it invests continuously in particularly economical and quiet aircraft and lays out programs for the sustainable increase of fuel efficiency.

Partnerships for the goals

The Lufthansa Group supports the SDGs by means of cooperations with science and research as well as its active participation in numerous national and international committees and workgroups.