Policy Positions & Resources
Commercial Aviation: Boeing has been a leader in the commercial aviation field since its inception nearly one hundred years ago. We work with various levels of government to ensure that our products can remain competitive in a rapidly changing global environment.
Defense: Boeing is a proud partner of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). We work together will all branches of the military to gain funding for vital defense programs, ensuring the health of America’s defense manufacturing industry and our nation’s armed forces.
Education: Here at Boeing we know the value of good education. We promote various educational initiatives throughout the country from mentoring and volunteer projects, to career fairs. Boeing is also a proud supporter of innovative programs such as STEM, which emphasizes science, technology, engineering and math.
Energy & Environment: As a company, we take great strides to improve the environmental performance of our products. From bio fuels to solar technology, we are aiming to produce competitive new products which significantly reduce their environmental impact. Our airplanes today produce 70% less carbon than jetliners of the 1960’s.
Innovation & Competitiveness: Boeing has always been a company on the leading edge of innovation. We pride ourselves on being a trendsetter, introducing revolutionary products to the industry. The 787 Dreamliner is a perfect example, utilizing innovative composite materials which cut down on fuel consumption and noise levels, making an overall more pleasant travel experience.
Taxes: Boeing supports reasonable levels of taxation so that we can remain competitive in challenging global markets.
Trade: Exports are a vital part of the U.S. economy, and Boeing is proud to be one of the U.S.’s leading manufacturing exporters. Exports help create jobs and are an important means to spur the economy. As a company, we encourage fair international trade practices to ensure that we can operate on a level playing field with our competitors.