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                        Community engagement

                        Community engagement

                        Creating shared value for communities worldwide

                        The world is more interconnected than ever before, bringing a wealth of opportunities and new social challenges. At Airbus, we understand that our social responsibility is to go beyond making a profit for our shareholders. Our goal is to create shared value by stimulating socio-economic development, safeguarding communities, and prioritising community engagement projects related to education and disaster relief.

                        Improving quality of life in communities: our social commitment 

                        Improving quality of life in the communities in which we live and operate is an essential component of our corporate sustainability initiatives. To ensure we create shared value, we partner with governments, local communities and non-profit organisations (NGOs) to contribute to and sponsor projects that are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, which aim to tackle global issues like poverty, hunger, inequality, human rights and climate change.  

                        Pillars of our social commitment

                        AIRBUS134 - Progress Photos

                        Economic development

                        With sites in +180 locations worldwide, we offer a wide range of direct employment opportunities and enable local entrepreneurship through Airbus BizLab, our global network of start-up accelerators. We also support local businesses, which play a key role in our 8,000-strong network of direct suppliers.

                        Airbus Defence family flight – 50-year anniversary
The A330 MRTT, A400M, C295 and Eurofighter Typhoon – joining up during a 2019 formation flight celebrating Airbus’ 50th anniversary – represent a world-class product line that is in service with military forces around the world 

Airbus military family - taxiing

                        Unite & safeguard

                        We enable sovereign nations, international organisations and customers to safeguard their sovereignty in the physical and digital space.

                        Employees with a passion for driving positive change

                        Our 133,000 employees are dynamic, creative and motivated individuals who are passionate about making the world a better place. Every day, they volunteer their own time to support social and environmental initiatives that address real societal challenges. Approximately 5,000 Airbus employees are involved in nearly 100 volunteering initiatives around the world.

                        Company 23 July 2017

                        Airbus Foundation relief flight

                        Humanitarian aid is prepared and loaded into an A330 for a relief flight organised by Airbus Foundation

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                        Company 08 November 2017

                        Airbus, a partner for the Red Cross

                        Alongside Airbus Foundation, Airbus collaborates with the International Federation of the Red Cross to organise supply transfer for disaster relief

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                        Airbus Foundation  and Vietnam Airlines deliver aid to Vietnam Airbus / MasterFilm / Accariez
                        Airbus Foundation 20 September 2015

                        Airbus Foundation and Vietnam Airlines deliver aid to Vietnam

                        Airbus Foundation and Vietnam Airlines deliver aid to Vietnam

                        Company 24 July 2019

                        Airbus Foundation relief flight in Mozambique

                        A relief flight organised by Airbus Foundation arrives in Mozambique to deliver humanitarian aid

                        Airbus Foundation: supporting humanitarian response & youth development

                        Airbus Foundation a non-profit organisation that drives our worldwide corporate sustainability initiatives. In its project work, the Foundation focuses on two key pillars: partnering with international aid organisations to support disaster relief and emergency response; and inspiring future generations through youth development programmes. 


                        The Foundation at a glance

                        • Focus areas: Disaster relief, emergency response, quality education, youth development
                        • Key regions: Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East
                        • Approach: Sharing Airbus knowledge, technology and financial resources  
                        Airbus Foundation

                        Airbus Foundation

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                        UN Sustainable Development Goals


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