Report Highlights Integration of Social and Environmental Responsibility into Business, Major Developments Include a 3.7 Percent Reduction in Standardized Emissions and Carbon Offsets Equal to 1.1 Billion Pounds of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
May 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On Friday May 6, JetBlue hosted a special day of surprise and delights for students at Cane Ridge
Elementary School in Nashville. Rock band Moon Taxi surprised third and fourth graders with a surprise pop-up concert. Additionally, JetBlue crewmembers read to first and second graders. The airline partnered with First Book to provide #BooksToKids and donated 650 age-appropriate children books, one for each student to take a book home for their personal libraries.
New Program Designed to Help Crewmembers Complete Their College Degrees Utilizes Alternative Credit Options and Partnerships With JetBlue Covering Most Costs
NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced JetBlue Scholars, an innovative new program that offers crewmembers an opportunity to earn a fully accredited college degree with JetBlue covering most of the cost. The program takes an unconventional approach to employer-sponsored education by providing alternative college credit options and going well beyond standard tuition reimbursement. JetBlue Scholars addresses the needs of those working full-time with college advisement and resources.
Last Monday an all-female JetBlue crew flew 100 influential women from the media, entertainment, business, policy and technology industries to San Francisco from New York for a 36-hour pop-up event taking place in the air and on the ground.
The guest list for the Power Trip was put together by Marie Claire magazine and during the flights on one of JetBlue’s A321 aircraft there was informal and organized networking opportunities, including scheduled “Meet Me in Mint” power sessions in the airline’s business-class section.
During Women’s History Month… and every month, JetBlue honors the diverse perspective that women bring to the workplace. Take a look at the first video in JetBlue’s Fly Like a Girl series - https://vimeo.com/159439847.
March 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On International Women’s Day and in celebration of Women’s History Month, JetBlue recently joined first lady Michelle Obama to raise awareness for the White House's Let Girls Learn Initiative. Today, Mrs. Obama announced additional commitments to the cause as part of her visit to South by Southwest. Let Girls Learn is a U.S.
Five-Year Agreement Will Seek to Combat Global Crisis That Could Lead to Species Extinction and Threaten Caribbean Tourism
NEW YORK, March 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced they are joining forces to encourage and empower travelers to play a role in protecting the beauty and wildlife of one of the world’s most popular destination regions, the Caribbean. An increase in illegal wildlife trade in the area is contributing to the decline and potential extinction of animal species such as sea turtles, parrots, iguanas and coral.
JetBlue Airways actively engages in corporate philanthropy programs that bring them closer to their customers. Rather than devoting considerable time and resources to tracking the thousands of sponsorship and charitable donation requests they receive, JetBlue chose to integrate Versaic’s online management solution. Within weeks Versaic was able to take the stress out of donation and sponsorship management for JetBlue, providing an innovative and highly configurable solutions to meet all their needs.
Five hundred books dropped from the sky Wednesday as JetBlue Airways donated a library worth of books to Turie T. Small Elementary School students in celebration of its new daily service between Daytona Beach and New York.
Earlier this summer we announced our BlueBud business mentoring program and our inaugural mentee Hot Bread Kitchen, a social enterprise bakery that empowers women to build economic security.
Hot Bread Kitchen, founded by Jessamyn Rodriguez, builds lasting economic security for foreign-born and low-income women by introducing them to professional opportunities in the male-dominated culinary industry. The bakery also offers a unique food business incubator, HBK Incubates, which provides the necessary support to develop start-ups.