"Reducing United's emissions through our fuel efficiency programs and helping our customers offset carbon emissions are some of the best ways United can be an environmentally responsible airline," said Angela Foster-Rice, United's managing director of environmental affairs and sustainability.United's Commitment to the EnvironmentUnited Airlines is committed to leading commercial aviation as an environmentally responsible company by taking actions today that shape an environmentally sustainable future. United was named Air Transport World's Eco-Airline of the Year Gold Winner (2013) because of its accomplishments in fuel efficiency, responsible waste management, and for its leadership in sustainable alternative aviation fuels. The company in 2013 reduced CO2 emissions by more than 925,000 metric tons and exceeded its goal of reducing fuel consumption by 85 million gallons. United is a leader in the advancement and use of alternative fuels, making history in commercial aviation with its partnership with AltAir Fuels to bring commercial-scale, cost-competitive renewable jet fuel to its Los Angeles hub later this year.
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