Focus on understanding sustainability requirements applicable to SAF at the monthly ECAC webinar on basic knowledge on aviation and the environment
Videoconference, 25 January 2023 — The 15th monthly familiarisation webinar on basic knowledge on aviation and the environment was dedicated to improving understanding of the sustainability requirements applicable to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), and their certification process. It focused in particular on the CORSIA and EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) requisites.
The ECAC Secretariat presented an overview of existing sustainability criteria applicable to SAF, highlighting the last criteria approved by the ICAO Council in November 2022.
Guest speaker, Thomas Bock, team lead for Aviation & Maritime at the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC), offered an overview of the key compliance differences between CORSIA and the EU RED II, and an outline of the sustainability certification process and ISCC approaches to assess compliance.
91 participants from ECAC Member States, organisations and stakeholders joined the webinar, which included an interactive Q&A session.