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Environmental Management System


Our Environmental Management System (EMS) proactively identifies and mitigates all potential impacts to the environment from airport operations.

The EMS outlines a series of guidelines, policies, procedures and processes that address environmental impacts in day-to-day business activities.

The Environmental Services Division is committed to upholding Denver International Airport (DEN)’s Environmental Policy. This Policy commits to business practices, policies, actions and programs that enhance our environmental performance.

Key Tenants of our Environmental Policy

Protecting the environment

Conserving energy and natural resources

Preventing pollution

Meeting or exceeding all compliance obligations and voluntary commitments

Continually improving the Environmental Management System (EMS)

Environmental Reports and Policies

Recognition, Certification and Guidelines

Denver International Airport has an Environmental Management System in place that has been certified to the ISO 14001 international standard. This certification helps ensure that the airport’s EMS contains the most recent internationally accepted practices and procedures for identifying and managing environmental impacts.

Additionally, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has acknowledged the airport as an environmental leader by accepting the airport as a Gold Member in the CDPHE Environmental Leadership Program.

This elite program is limited to companies or organizations with excellent environmental records and with firm commitments to continual improvement and sustainability, as illustrated by their environmental management systems. The DEN Environmental Services division was the recipient of the State of Colorado’s 24 Karat Gold Environmental Leadership annual award in 2017 and 2008.

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