A company’s environmental and social impact is intricately linked to its supply chain. At Airbus, we focus on integrating high standards of responsibility throughout our operations to foster a sustainable supply chain. This includes working to manage natural and human resources in a responsible way at every step of the production process.
In the aerospace industry, over 1,700 substances are under regulatory control. These include surface treatments and materials such as paints, sealants, fire protection and cleaners. We expect our suppliers to comply with all regulations that relate to the safe handling of regulated substances, and to find suitable replacements for those that have been banned from use. In this area, we are guided by the following regulations: