FORT WORTH, Texas — For the primary time, American Airways has been included within the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. The popularity is a testomony to the airline’s ongoing dedication to excellence on issues of environmental, social and governance (ESG), together with lowering carbon emissions from its operation; advancing range, fairness and inclusion; and offering common and clear ESG disclosures.
American is the one passenger airline to seem on the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which includes North American sustainability leaders as recognized by S&P International by the Company Sustainability Evaluation. It represents the highest 20% of the biggest 600 North American corporations within the S&P International Broad Market Index (BMI) based mostly on long-term financial, environmental and social standards.
“We’re honored to have earned a spot on the distinguished Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index,” American Airways President Robert Isom mentioned. “This milestone for our firm couldn’t have been achieved with out the imaginative and prescient and diligence we’ve seen from your entire American Airways crew as we work collectively to satisfy our bold ESG targets. We’re tremendously proud to depend this as an accomplishment now, and we are going to proceed to carry ourselves to this excessive normal of management as we glance to the long run.”
The total outcomes and checklist of Index constituents can be found on-line.
“We congratulate American Airways for being included within the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America,” mentioned Manjit Jus, International Head of ESG Analysis, S&P International. “A DJSI distinction is a mirrored image of being a sustainability chief in your trade. The report variety of corporations collaborating within the 2021 S&P International Company Sustainability Evaluation is testomony to the rising motion for ESG disclosure and transparency.”
American lately launched its newest ESG Report, which particulars the progress the corporate made on key ESG priorities in 2020 and supplies the airline’s up to date evaluation of its path to net-zero emissions by 2050.
Extra data on American’s method to ESG is out there at aa.com/esg, and particulars on the airline’s sustainability technique can be found at aa.com/sustainability.