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JetBlue

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A small airline sets the pace on renewable fuels.

The sixth-largest airline in the U.S. can’t help but use enormous quantities of fuel, water, and metals. But by relying more on eco-friendly fuel and recycling all sorts of waste, from crew uniforms to plane parts to food, JetBlue is reducing its impact on the planet. The airline last year agreed to buy over 330 million gallons of renewable fuel over the next decade, one of the largest such deals yet.

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Impact Segment

Environmental Impact

Sector

Transportation

Industry

Airlines

CEO

Robin Hayes

Employees

15,986

Company Type

Public

Revenues ($M) (Last Fiscal Year)

$6,632

Profits ($M) (Last Fiscal Year)

$759

Market Value ($M)

$6,501

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