The aviation industry has set an ambitious target of net-zero emissions by 2050. Achieving this requires a combination of technology, fuel offsets, and changing behaviours. As Desmond Tutu wisely said, “There is only one way to eat an elephant: a bite at a time.”

Aircraft Leasing Ireland's Sustainability Charter

ESG Commitments

SES is committed to Aircraft Leasing Ireland’s sustainability charter, a collaborative effort among 32 of Ireland’s lessors. Launched in October 2022, the charter focuses on 10 key sustainability areas and standardised reporting metrics.

Environmental Initiatives

Engine Efficiency

We support aviation’s goal to cut carbon emissions by strategically investing in advanced fuel-saving technology.

Asset Lifecycle

We extend the useful life of specific existing assets and recycle used assets at the end of their life cycle.

Office Sustainability

From LED lights to paper reduction and renewable energy, we’re making small but impactful changes in our offices.

Social Responsibility


Board Oversight

Our experienced non-executive Board of Directors aligns with shareholder interests, ensuring accountability and transparency.

Compliance & Training

We offer regular training to reinforce a culture of compliance and integrity, covering areas like code of conduct, anti-bribery, and GDPR.