Innovation for a more sustainable future
Every day, through innovation and the dedication of more than 140,000 employees across the United States and in 65 countries, Boeing is helping build a more sustainable future for our industry and our planet.
The commitment to environmental leadership is seen in energy efficient products and services that set the standard for reductions in fuel use, emissions and community noise. It’s in the way we operate our factories, offices and other facilities. Over the past five years, Boeing reduced greenhouse gases, water use, hazardous waste and solid waste sent to landfill by up to 26 percent.
Looking ahead, Boeing’s business will be guided by a bold new strategy that further improves our environmental performance and footprint. It includes investing in advanced technologies, such as hybrid-electric aircraft propulsion, biofuel and chemical alternatives.
Meeting climate change and other challenges head-on requires a global approach. Boeing works closely with government agencies, customers, stakeholders and research facilities worldwide to develop solutions that help protect the environment.
Our commitment to a cleaner, more sustainable future drives action at every level of the company. Thousands of Boeing employees are leading activities and projects that advance progress in reducing emissions and conserving resources to improve the environmental impact of air travel.
The environmental challenges facing our industry and our planet are real. Boeing is committed to demonstrating the leadership that will build a brighter, more sustainable future for our employees, customers and communities around the globe.
Environment Report Executive Summary