SUSTAINABILITY

SUSTAINABILITY IS OUR FLIGHT PATH TOWARDS A MORE LIVABLE FUTURE

For Turkish Aerospace, sustainability is more than a mere commitment; an integral part of our identity and purpose. We recognize the great responsibility we have in shaping the future of the aerospace industry.

This is why we have made sustainability the keystone of our operations. While pioneering environmentally efficient technologies, we implement social responsibility projects, minimize our environmental impact and commit ourselves to maximizing our social contribution. We draw our strength from the society we are part of. With our human-centered approach, our pursuit for innovation extends beyond the skies.

For Turkish Aerospace, sustainability is more than a goal; a compass that guides us towards responsible aerospace activities that benefit both our planet and future generations.

WE ARE WORKING FOR A CARBON NEUTRAL FUTURE BY REDUCING OUR ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT

For Turkish Aerospace, environmental management is not just a responsibility, rather a fundamental principle that guides our every action. We recognize the impact of our activities on the planet.


In this context, we prioritize sustainable practices that will minimize our ecological footprint in our projects, from initiation to implementation. Our environmental management strategy includes efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reduce water use and protect other resources and biodiversity. We are working hard to contribute to a greener, more sustainable future.

SIGNIFICANT INDICATORS FOR 2022
OUR ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
Our Carbon Footprint
0.13 tCO2e/(m2)
Our Wastewater Recovery Rate
32%
Our Recycling Rate of Waste Materials
64%
Our Recycling / Recovery Rate of Wastes Generated from Activities
%99
Our Achieved Savings from Production in Cogeneration Facility
50,120 (Mwh)
Our Amount of Prevented CO2 Emission from Continuous Improvement Studies
7,971 (Tons)
WE DREAM BIG AND FLY HIGH

With our history of pioneering developments, we are at the forefront of designing the future. We push the boundaries of what is achievable in aerospace engineering and continue to break new ground as we have been doing for years.


We are a big family with thousands of employees. For a sustainable human resources management, we strive to recruit and develop highly qualified human resources that develop technology for our country and Turkish Aerospace, to ensure sense of belonging among our employees who embrace our vision and values, and to create an environment where everyone feels valued. With the talents of our employees, our most valuable asset, and the values they contribute to the Turkish Aerospace, we continue to reduce foreign dependency in the defense industry, produce the latest technology as a global actor and implement sustainable practices.

SIGNIFICANT INDICATORS FOR 2022
OUR RESPECT FOR PEOPLE
The Ratio of Our Female Employees Which Held Executive Positions
18.3%
Number of Employees Recruited
3,007
Provided Academy Training Programs
618
Our Average Duration per Person at Academy Training Programs
49 (hours)
Internship Opportunities Provided to Students
2,426
INNOVATION FLIES WITH US

In the vast ocean of aerospace, we are making innovations in many parts of the world, from Malaysia to Germany. Our commitment to innovation extends beyond the skies. From aerospace engineering conceptual calculations to final product prototypes, innovation permeates every aspect of our business. We push the boundaries and constantly develop new solutions to complex challenges with our R&D power.


Our endeavor is not only to encourage innovation in aerospace, but also to make the planet a better place to live for future generations.

SIGNIFICANT INDICATORS FOR 2022
OUR CONTRIBUTION TO ECONOMIC GROWTH
Number of R&D Projects
139
Number of Suppliers We Worked With
1,302
Our Export Volume
592,725,904.12 $
Our Total R&D Spending
12,535,972,654 TRY
OUR SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT

Due to the critical importance of the aerospace industry, we carry out our activities in line with the enterprise governance principles of fairness, transparency, accountability and responsibility in a manner that does not harm the interests of the stakeholders and the public. While acting as the pioneer of the sector in our country as per our mission, we continue to rise in the international arena as per our vision.


With the ethical structuring, we have ensured that our employees have a more harmonious and happier working environment in their relations with each other and with other groups.


In line with our Enterprise Risk Management Policy, we aim to contribute to corporate sustainability by proactively managing all kinds of opportunities and threats that we may encounter during our efforts to achieve our strategic goals. We define our risks in integration with our processes and create risk management strategies in line with our strategic goals.