Edmonton Airport and CargoAi win the 2022 Sustainability Awards
The International Air Cargo Association has revealed Edmonton International Airport and CargoAi, as the winners of the Corporate and Start-up/Small Business category for the 2022 Sustainability Awards.
The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has announced Edmonton International Airport (YEG) CargoAi (Start-up/Small Business) as the winners of the Corporate and Start-up/Small Business category for the 2022 Air Cargo Sustainability Awards.
The TIACA Sustainability Awards, an annual programme run in partnership with one of the leading industry IT solutions providers CHAMP Cargosystems, is now in its third edition. The awards recognise outstanding businesses and industry initiatives designed to make air cargo more sustainable.
Edmonton International Airport was selected as the winner of the 2022 Air Cargo Sustainability Award – Corporate, for YEG’s Airport City Sustainability Campus. YEG’s Airport City Sustainability Campus is a growing hub of transportation, cargo logistics, manufacturing, sustainability, technology development and tourism. It is an integrated ecosystem that spurs collaboration and innovation while fostering the commercialisation of emerging clean technologies.
CargoAi was selected as the winner of the Start-up/Small Business category of the 2022 Air Cargo Sustainability Awards. CargoAi will receive a cash prize of $10,000 and the two runners-up will receive $2,500 each. The winner was selected by the audience at the Air Cargo Forum in Miami. CargoAi launched Cargo2ZERO, a suite of solutions for forwarders aimed at decarbonising the air cargo industry through use of a CO2 efficiency score.
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“We congratulate Edmonton International Airport and CargoAi for winning the fourth Air Cargo Sustainability Awards. We are thrilled to see the progress that has been made in the industry on the path towards sustainability. The winners truly show a spirit of those who strive to do better not just for themselves but to create a sustainable future for the industry and our next generation,” said Steven Polmans, TIACA Chair
Chris McDermott, CEO, CHAMP Cargosystems added: “We are delighted to congratulate CargoAi, as well as Edmonton International Airport. The Air Cargo Sustainability Awards have grown considerably this year. The strong entries show the evolution and innovation throughout the industry and are a good sign of things to come. Now and in future, sustainability will be an integral part of air cargo.”
The Start-Up and Small Business category recognises and encourages young growing businesses as well as small businesses building their presence in the air cargo industry and contributing to its sustainability transformation.