Boeing’s C-17 Globemaster III final assembly facility in Long Beach, Calif., achieved the EPA’s Energy Star Challenge for Industry award -- one of the first heavy manufacturing sites to earn the recognition -- for reducing energy use. (Boeing photo)
Boeing received environment awards and recognition from a number of local, national and international organizations.
These included the following:
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Corporate Lands for Learning certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council.
Leading Environmentalism and Forwarding Sustainability award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The 2012 Excellence in Corporate Responsibility Award from the South Carolina Manufacturers Association, presented to the Charleston, S.C., site.
The 2012 Outstanding Business/Industry Recycling Award from the Carolina Recycling Assoc., presented to the Charleston, S.C. site.
The 2013 Pennsylvania Environmental Council Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence, presented to the Philadelphia site.
The Gold Award from the King County, Wash., Department of Natural Resources for perfect compliance with the industrial wastewater discharge permit, presented for the 15th consecutive year to the Renton site, the 16th consecutive year to the North Boeing Field site, and for 2012 to the Auburn site.
The Five-Star Water Quality Award from Pierce County, Wash., for exemplary stormwater management, presented for the second consecutive year to the Frederickson site.
Local water quality awards presented by water treatment districts and other environmental recognitions in multiple locations, including Mesa, Ariz., El Paso, Texas, El Segundo, Calif., Kent, Wash., Long Beach, Calif., Portland, Ore., Seattle, Wash., St. Louis, Mo., Wichita, Kan., Frederickson, Wash., Auburn, Wash., Nye County, Nev., and Charleston, S.C.