Environmental, social and governance plan

Bombardier is firmly committed to a sustainable and financially resilient future.

Our vision is to be the leader of sustainable aviation with the most advanced and environmentally responsible products, and with our creative, diverse and engaged employees.

Environmental, social and governance report

Learn about our exciting and innovative achievements, as well as our ambition to reduce the company’s environmental footprint, to focus on people and to be a responsible corporate citizen.

Our ESG plan

Our plan follows the OGSM (objectives, goals, strategies and measures) framework, across 11 key areas

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Environmental

Environmental footprint
Sustainable aviation
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Social

Health and safety
Diversity and inclusion
Employee engagement
Customer satisfaction
Data privacy
Communities
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Governance

Board and committees
Ethics and compliance
Responsible supply chain

Environmental

Environmental footprint


Objective
  • Manufacture and service aircraft with the smallest possible environmental impact
Goal
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption and waste generated by our manufacturing and services
Strategy
  • Increase energy efficiency of production processes and site operations
  • Increase use of renewable energy
  • Optimize carbon offsets and trading opportunities
  • Optimize manufacturing to reduce waste
  • Promote use of electric vehicles
Measure
  • 25% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 relative to 2019
  • 20% reduction in energy consumption by 2025 relative to 2019
  • 5% reduction in total waste by 2025 relative to 2019
  • 20% reduction in hazardous waste by 2025 relative to 2019

Sustainable aviation


Objective
  • Lead sustainable aviation by designing innovative and environmentally responsible products
Goal
  • Commit research and development investments towards greener aircraft
  • Develop and publish Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for all in-pro-duction aircraft 
  • Maximize use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Bombardier flight operations
Strategy
  • Design products with sustainable materials and high efficiency
  • Increase product sustainability throughout the whole life cycle
  • Lead the adoption of SAF and sustainable aircraft operation
Measure
  • Over 50% of R&D investments towards greener aircraft
  • EPDs published
  • SAF usage in flight operations

Social

Health and safety


Objective
  • Target zero harm
Goal
  • Reduce lost time incidents towards best-in-class performance
Strategy
  • Targeted risk reduction programs 
  • Reduce employee exposures at source
  • Well-being and mental health support embedded in employee value proposition
Measure
  • 30% reduction in lost-time incident rate by 2025 relative to 2020
  • Lost-time severity rate

Diversity and inclusion


Objective
  • Diverse workforce leading change towards an inclusive world
Goal
  • Increase representation of underrepresented groups across the organization
Strategy
  • Increase the hire of under-represented groups
  • Equip leaders to identify unconscious biases in making decisions on development, opportunities and promotions
  • Measure diversity progress across the functions and hierarchical levels
Measure
  • Over 30% women in management by 2025
  • Percentage of underrepresented groups employed

Employee engagement


Objective
  • Be an employer of choice
Goal
  • Recognized as employer of choice and increased employee engagement score
Strategy
  • Introduce programs that enhance employee experience and empowerment, including flexible work environment
  • Measure engagement throughout employee life cycle
Measure
  • Employee engagement score of at least 75% by 2025
  • Voluntary turnover

Customer satisfaction


Objective
  • Put customer at centre of products and services
Goal
  • Attentive to clients’ needs and conducting our business interactions in a transparent manner at all times
Strategy
  • Act as one team for ethical interaction during and after acquisition of an aircraft, always with transparent and factual product information
Measure
  • Bombardier market share

Data privacy


Objective
  • Ensure best-in-class protection of personal data for all employees and customers globally
Goal
  • Increased awareness of data privacy requirements and embed data privacy into our day-to-day activities and processes
Strategy
  • Implement and maintain data privacy policies, systems and processes that embed legal requirements and best practices worldwide
  • Provide regular employee training, monitor compliance and conduct risk assessments
Measure
  • Percentage of employees trained

Communities


Objective
  • Be a vector of positive change in communities
Goal
  • Diverse internship and scholarship programs and align donations and sponsorships to support ESG plan
Strategy
  • Promote talent in underrepresented groups through internship and scholarship programs
  • Focus donations and sponsorships on ESG plan priorities
Measure
  • Number of internships and scholarships
  • Percentage of donations and sponsorships towards ESG initiatives

Governance

Board and committees


Objective
  • Strong governance for sustained shareholder value
Goal
  • ESG performance regularly reviewed at Governance Committee
Strategy
  • Governance Committee oversees and monitors ESG plan
Measure
  • Number of ESG status reviews in year

Ethics and compliance


Objective
  • Uphold the highest ethical integrity and leadership standards
Goal
  • All significant risks proactively identified, acted upon and monitored
Strategy
  • Proactively use data-driven approach to identify risk areas and drive decisions
  • Provide employee centric training and advice
Measure
  • Percentage of compliance risks identified for which a response plan is being implemented

Responsible supply chain


Objective
  • Lead supplier practices in environment, ethics and employment
Goal
  • All suppliers commit to Bombardier standards, compliance is monitored and enforced
Strategy
  • Secure supplier commitment to Bombardier’s tandards, monitor compliance and take appropriate action in case of breach
Measure
  • Percentage of suppliers who committed to adhering to Bombardier standards