SES-8 launch with Falcon 9

Sustainable Space

SES has been operating in space for over 35 years and has been leading the satellite communications industry with innovative technologies to meet the needs of consumers on the ground. If this resource is not protected and space actors are not held to a high standard of responsibility, these critical services will be endangered. We believe it is critical to lead, collaborate and innovate to ensure the sustainable use of space for decades to come.

At SES, we have a responsibility to innovate ways to reduce our own footprint across the lifecycle of our services - from launch to decommissioning of the satellite. Nevertheless, this should not be the limit to SES’s sustainable space ambitions. As a leader in the industry, we must advance the responsible use of space by advocating and collaborating for best practice approaches and innovative solutions so that space continues to be a resource for delivering solutions to address the challenges on earth.

Our targets

By 2030, complete life cycle assessments on all SES products and fully understand the impact that our product and services have on earth and in space

Explore partnerships to develop innovative solutions and new technologies for space sustainability

By 2024, become certified by the upcoming Space Sustainability Rating of the World Economic Forum