Commitment will fund exploration for the establishment of a sustainable biofuel refinery in Washington State.
Delta and its joint venture partners will offset more than 1,800 metric tons of emissions from more than 15,000 flights.
Delta will buy almost 50,000 carbon offsets, which equal the emissions from more than 10,000 cars driven for one year.
Diverse stories of community, sustainability and being a great place to work bolster global airline’s 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report.
The airline continues investing in year-round innovative sustainability efforts.
Commitment also benefits Raleigh-Durham urban areas with 1,000 new trees.
Delta’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report provides a look at the company’s approach to being a good steward of the environment, a positive force in communities and a great place to work and fly.
The airline is offsetting emissions on all domestic travel at six major airports as part of its effort to contribute to environmental progress.
Global airline industry policy makers meet next week to discuss capping airline emissions on international flights. Delta is steps ahead, as it has achieved carbon-neutral growth since 2012.
Delta flies more than 5,000 flights a day all over the world. And all that flying can have an impact on the environment. In fact, jet fuel accounts for more than 98 percent of Delta’s carbon...