Earlier this year, JetBlue released its 2016 environmental and sustainability report, accompanied by a white paper produced according to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) standard for the airline industry, which covers material environmental, social and governance (ESG) information of interest to investors.
There’s currently a debate brewing among sustainability and corporate responsibility professionals about the best way to report CSR and environmental information. Is a sustainability report the proper time for storytelling or do readers just want the facts? Truth is, we are often trying to reach multiple (and different audiences) with one report. This year, JetBlue decided to revisit how we report our environmental, social and purpose-driven initiatives.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry Recognized Corporate, Organizational and Individual Leadership in Reducing Carbon Impact
NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR), recently recognized organizations, partnerships, and individuals for outstanding work in addressing climate change at the sixth annual Climate Leadership Awards (CLA) held in Chicago.
October 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sophia Mendelsohn, JetBlue’s head of sustainability, has been named Sustainability Leader of the Year by Ethical Corporation during their annual Responsible Business Awards held in London in September. The Responsible Business Awards honor leading sustainability practitioners from across the globe and celebrate some of the best organizations, initiatives, and people in responsible business.
By Sophia Mendelsohn, Head of Sustainability at JetBlue Airways
As a hospitality company that happens to have wings, customer expectations lead to our constant innovation. Listening to hundreds of other sustainability-focused leaders gathered at the 2015 Sustainable Brands Conference, some exciting trends are emerging. Here are my predictions about what we will see more of on the sustainability front: