Jill Blickstein is the Chief Sustainability Officer at American Airlines, where she leads the company’s long-term strategy to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050. With her deep experience in corporate responsibility and public policy, Jill works to find solutions to lower the climate impact of air travel. She also manages American’s sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) acquisitions and its surrounding policy discussions, leads sustainability reporting for the company, and works closely with colleagues in procurement to integrate sustainability in American’s supply chains. 

Under her leadership, American became the first airline globally to receive validation from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) that our 2035 greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target complies with the SBTi criteria. American was also named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the first time last year.

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Jill serves on the Sustainability and Environment Advisory Council of the International Air Transport Association and is a member of the Global Business Travel Association’s Sustainability Leadership Council.