According to a statement published on DublinAirport.com, DAA received the mark due to environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices it has instilled in its business.
The statement published on DublinAirport.com quoted DAA chief governance and strategy officer Miriam Ryan as saying, "This achievement is down to the hard work of our staff and the many initiatives we are rolling out to make us a more responsible business. Being certified with this mark represents a significant milestone for DAA and reflects our commitment to our customers, colleagues and communities. Our aim is for sustainability to run through every strand of our business strategy and we are proud that our approach has been validated against an objective set of standards. We are continually looking at ways to positively enhance the impact of DAA's businesses, both in terms of economic impact and jobs, as we strive to become a net zero business by 2050 at the latest."
The statement published on DublinAirport.com also quoted Business in the Community Ireland CEO Tomás Sercovich as saying, "We are delighted that DAA has achieved certification to the 'Business Working Responsibly Mark', demonstrating the strength of their management systems across economic, environmental, social and governance dimensions. Through their mark certification DAA have established a strong foundation from which to mainstream sustainability across their strategy and business model. DAA joins over 40 Irish organisations that have achieved mark certification, at a time where it remains imperative for business to demonstrate through evidence and third-party verification the robustness of their sustainability intentions. We commend the team at DAA for their commitment and determination."
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