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SYNGENERA TO JOIN AMADEUS NEXT

Syngenera has signed an agreement to join Amadeus Next, the leading travel technology community in Asia Pacific. Syngenera will be developing an enterprise application for the aviation industry that addresses the expected growth in demand for both carbon offsets and sustainable jet fuel, while supporting airline contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals.


The Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) is set to commence with voluntary Pilot and First phases from 2021-2026, after which carbon offset and sustainable jet fuel requirements for international civil aviation will become mandatory. A total of 69 nations have now volunteered to participate in the Pilot and First phases of CORSIA. Syngenera estimates that CORSIA requirements will account for a substantial component of the growth in demand for carbon offsets and sustainable jet fuel for the aviation industry post 2020.


It is important to note that CORSIA has neither endorsed nor prohibited specific offset types. A technical committee has been established to decide on offset criteria and specific offset types. It is anticipated that these offsets will generate significant funding to help conserve the world’s forests and reforest degraded land.


“We are excited to be working with Syngerera, their solution is very relevant and topical for the aviation industry and we believe that by working in partnership with them we can help them to achieve their goals. We look forward to welcoming them into our community and introducing them to our customers and partners” says Matt James, Senior Manager Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Amadeus Asia Pacific. Syngenera is positioned to provide forest carbon offsets, sustainable fuel feedstock, and non-wood forest bio trade products for airlines and airports. Syngenera’s comprehensive approach meets the highest international standards and sustainability requirements for the global aviation industry. The Syngenera team is committed to this cause and has the capability to transform rainforest, mangrove, peatland and other types of natural capital assets into scalable impact investments.

“We believe that by joining Amadeus Next, Syngenera can accelerate the development of timely solutions for the aviation sector, with a beta product expected to be launched by 2020” said David Hodgkinson, a director of Syngenera. For more information, please contact info@syngenera.com.


About Syngenera Syngenera is a natural capital asset manager with a focus on corporate buyers of ecosystem products & services aligned with the sustainable development goals and a low-carbon economy. Syngenera is creating an enterprise application for the future, enabling the global aviation industry to meet its sustainable and low carbon ambitions. In the forestry sector, Syngenera targets opportunities to manage “deforestation threat grade” rainforest concessions and incorporate benefit-sharing programs for local communities and indigenous people. Syngenera’s ecosystem products and services reduce deforestation, protect biodiversity and provide new opportunities for the poorest segments of society. Learn more at www.syngenera.com


About Amadeus Travel powers progress. Amadeus powers travel. Amadeus’ solutions connect travelers to the journeys they want through travel agents, search engines, tour operators, airlines, airports, hotels, cars and railways. We have developed our technology in partnership with the travel industry for over 30 years. We combine a deep understanding of how people travel with the ability to design and deliver the most complex, trusted, critical systems our customers need. We help connect over 1.6 billion people a year to local travel providers in over 190 countries. We are one company, with 16,000 employees across 70 offices. We have a global mindset and a local presence wherever our customers need us. Our purpose is to shape the future of travel. We are passionate in our pursuit of better technology that makes better journeys. Amadeus is an IBEX 35 company, listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange under AMS.MC. To find out more about Amadeus, visit www.amadeus.com.


Amadeus Next Amadeus Next is not just another corporate stratup program, incubator or accelerator. Our vision is to build and foster the leading travel tech startup community in Asia Pacific. At the heart of the global travel industry, we join and connect the key players in travel tech to shape the future of travel. We mentor, nurture and partner with startups in Asia Pacific to take them to the next level on their journey to scale into awesome companies. We build an ecosystem of like-minded partners and organizations that are equally as excited about travel tech. Next leverages Amadeus’s technology, expertise, reach and funding to empower entrepreneurs to challenge the status quo.

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