Recognizing the interdependence between our business and our communities, we believe that partnering with nonprofits and other key community stakeholders to promote environmental preservation is key to our role as a global corporate citizen.
In fact, the environment is one of Boeing's five strategic community investment areas. Over the last five years alone, as a company we have made cash contributions of nearly $10 million to support innovative environmental programs across the globe to protect vital natural assets, restore or improve critical habitats and train citizens to protect and preserve the environment.
In 2007, our environmental preservation efforts included grants to:
These nonprofits and the many more like them that we support each year underscore our emphasis on environmental preservation and conservation through community investment.