Alaska ranked the most sustainable airline in North America October 18, 2018 Alaska Airlines 2 min read Share Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) For a second year in a row, we’ve been ranked No. 1 for North American aviation on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). We also received top scores for corporate governance and efficiency. But what does this really mean? It means we take our commitment to flying greener seriously. From the millions of gallons of fuel we save to the tiny plastic straws we eliminate, it all matters. We also strive to operate and grow in ways that create value for our employees, guests and the communities we serve. Our future success depends on what we pour into our people – not just the fuel we pour into our planes. “Being recognized as a leader in sustainability is something we take great pride in,” said Kirk Myers, Alaska Airlines Director of Sustainability. “We care about running a great airline and making a positive impact on the places and people we serve. When we’re at our best, we do so in ways that strengthen our business and accelerate our growth.” Each year, the 3,400 companies included in the Index answer up to 120 questions focusing on environmental, economic, and social factors relevant to the companies’ success. The study has found that companies with strong performance in these areas are set up for long-term success. In other words, they’re sustainable. “I congratulate Alaska Airlines for being included in the DJSI North America,” said Manjit Jus, Head of ESG Ratings, RobecoSAM. “Companies that compete for a coveted place in the DJSI challenge themselves to continuously improve their sustainability practices and we are pleased to see that the number of companies that commit to achieving measurable positive impacts continues to rise.” For more information about our commitment to sustainability, visit flysustainably.com and check out our full report here. Photo by Ingrid Barrentine. Related stories: We Fly Greener: By the numbers [infographic] What does sustainability mean at Alaska Airlines? Alaska is the most fuel-efficient airline for 7th year Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Related Comments This, what, our 4th ‘award’ in a month? Do I hear PST passes? Love flying from Bellingham to Seattle, but there are problems with lack of partnerships with other airline. I mostly have to go through a third party to get our employees to where they need to go. Very sad. Other than that, Alaska Air is great. PLease do flights from Hilo Hawaii, We here in Hilo Hawaii know that Hawaiian Airline ( DO NOT WANT ALASKA AIRLINE AND SOUTH WEST AIRLINE IN HILO. ) Comments are closed.