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Passing the sniff test

Passing the sniff test

Boeing, NASA team up to measure sustainable aviation fuel emissions

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Visualizing net zero

Aviation Week explores Cascade, a data modeling tool that quantifies the potential of aviation's sustainability options 

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Aviation Week 'covers' ecoDemonstrator

Get up close with the latest ecoDemonstrator as it preps for extensive flight-test program 

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SAF emissions testing

Boeing and NASA partner to measure emissions from sustainable aviation fuel-powered aircraft 

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Brian Moran, Boeing's Vice President, Global Sustainability Policy and Partnerships, addressing the crowd at the opening of the exhibition.

Boeing and partners power European Parliament sustainable aviation exhibition

Boeing showcased the company's latest sustainability innovations and advocated informed decision-making as part of ‘A Journey to Sustainable Aviation’ exhibition at the European Parliament in support of the European Union's sustainable aviation policy initiatives.

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Ribbon cutting

Boeing brings Mobile Newton Room to Belgium

The first Mobile Newton Room in Belgium opened its doors to students from across the country who will learn how to plan and pilot a flight to aid in a virtual search-and-rescue operation.

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Boeing-ThinkYoung Coding School inspires the next generation of innovators

Last week, 60 young and talented teens from Brussels graduated from the 15th edition of the Boeing-ThinkYoung Coding School.

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Boeing submits recommendations on Singapore Sustainable Air Hub

Boeing submits recommendations on Singapore Sustainable Air Hub

September 26, 2022 in Our Environment

Partnering with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Boeing supports country’s vision for a sustainable air hub.

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SAF development in the UA

Boeing helps United Arab Emirates move toward ‘Clean Skies’

August 12, 2022 in Our Environment

Boeing collaborates with the UAE government to support sustainable aviation fuel production.

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Supply chain employee balances fishing solitude with sustainability collaboration

Keeping his eye on the fly

August 15, 2022 in Community

Supply chain employee balances fishing solitude with sustainability collaboration.

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Boeing Takes New Role to Help Cut Aviation Emissions Faster

August 8, 2022 in Our Environment

Company to serve as ‘aviation sector champion’ in global sustainability alliance.

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Boeing to Open Japan Research Center and Expand Sustainability Partnerships

August 1, 2022 in Our Environment

New research and development center in Japan to focus on sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), electric/hydrogen propulsion, robotics, digitization and composites.

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Meet Cascade

July 26, 2022 in Our Environment

New Boeing tool lays a visual groundwork for a zero-carbon future.

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Sydney Energy Summit

Boeing accelerates SAF production across the Indo Pacific

July 22, 2022 in Our Environment

Boeing Australia recognizes the need to continue developing SAF and the benefits it will bring in region.

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Boeing and MIT collaborate on sustainable aerospace

Boeing and MIT collaborate on sustainable aerospace

July 21, 2022 in Our Environment

Announcement builds on existing relationships between researchers at Boeing and MIT to combat climate change

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Boeing to partner with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Boeing to partner with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

July 21, 2022 in Our Environment

Boeing and MHI to collaborate on sustainable technologies including SAF, hydrogen, electrification and sustainable materials

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Advancing Sustainability with Cambridge

Advancing Sustainability with Cambridge

July 21, 2022 in Our Environment

Partnership focuses on accelerating sustainable aviation technology insights

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University of Sheffield partnership

University of Sheffield partnership

July 21, 2022 in Our Environment

Boeing becomes founding member of UK innovation hub to drive SAF development

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Boeing and Alder Fuels partner to scale SAF

Boeing and Alder Fuels partner to scale SAF

July 21, 2022 in Our Environment

New partnership between Boeing and Alder Fuels to expand production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) around the world.

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Boeing Unveils Model to Show Best Routes to Zero Carbon Future

Boeing Unveils Model to Show Best Routes to Zero Carbon Future

July 21, 2022 in Our Environment

Data modeling tool quantifies the power of aviation strategies to cut emissions

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2022 Sustainability Report

2022 Sustainability Report

June 24, 2022 in Our Environment

We're driving a sustainable future through environmental stewardship, social progress and transparent governance. Read our 2022 Sustainability Report.

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EcoDemonstrator flying through clouds

Boeing unveils 2022 ecoDemonstrator

June 16, 2022 in Our Environment

This week Boeing unveiled its 2022 ecoDemonstrator airplane, marking 10 years of testing technologies through the program.

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ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

May 12, 2022 in Our Environment

For the 12th year in a row, Boeing receives recognition for its work to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Adding SAF into EcoDemonstrator

High oil prices might give SAF a chance

May 10, 2022 in Our Environment

Boeing’s Sheila Remes explains how SAF could accelerate net-zero emissions.

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Studies in SAF

Studies in SAF

May 2, 2022 in Our Environment

NASA teamed up with Boeing's 2021 ecoDemonstrator to test sustainable aviation fuel emissions. Check out the project report.

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Diversity Inc

DiversityInc's Top 50

May 4, 2022 in Our Environment

Boeing ranked No. 16 for Diversity and No. 8 for ESG

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Bridging the divide

Bridging the divide

April 25, 2022 in Our Environment

Construction begins on Boeing-funded wildlife crossing in California near Santa Susana Field Laboratory

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The commitment will fund research methods for carbon capture at scale

Boeing announces $10 Million commitment to Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture

April 21, 2022 in Our Environment

The commitment will fund research methods for carbon capture at scale

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Boeing announces largest purchase to date of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

The 2-million-gallon deal to fuel a sustainable future

February 7, 2022 in Our Environment

Boeing announces largest purchase to date of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

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Transporting composite cryotank

Performing under pressure

February 3, 2022 in Space

Successful composite cryotank trials mark an important leap in materials technology for space applications and sustainable aviation.

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Wisk cora hangar interior

Boeing invests $450 million into air-taxi joint venture

January 24, 2022 in Environment

Wisk Aero Secures $450 Million from The Boeing Company to Advance Certified Autonomous Electric Flight

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Decarbonizing transport panel at COP26 in Glasgow

Boeing at COP26

November 12, 2021 in Environment

Boeing’s Chief Sustainability Officer shares sustainable solutions, reiterates that carbon emissions reduction is a team sport

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Running to remember

Helping veterans find new mission

November 10, 2021 in Environment

Boeing commits $8.4 million to veterans charities worldwide in 2021

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Boeing is partnering with the NASA Langley Research Center to test the emissions of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on the 2021 ecoDemonstrator, an Alaska Airlines 737-9

2 aerospace pioneers partner for sustainability

November 8, 2021 in Environment

NASA teams up with Boeing's 2021 ecoDemonstrator to test sustainable aviation fuels emissions

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Vision 2045

Vision 2045

November 4, 2021 in Environment

Boeing lays out its purpose and responsibility as well as its vision for sustainable aerospace

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First Movers Coalition

First Movers Coalition

November 4, 2021 in Environment

Boeing partners with leading companies to accelerate the development of new decarbonizing technologies

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Carol turns on the water for the first time at her home in Thoreau, New Mexico.

Boeing grant helps bring water to Navajo families

November 2, 2021 in Environment

Funding from Boeing is supporting DigDeep’s Navajo Water Project

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Aviation industry CTOs call for sustainability

October 26, 2021 in Environment

Boeing CTO Naveed Hussain and industry CTOs call for sustainable aviation plans.

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man fueling plane

Sustainable fuel initiative wins gold

October 22, 2021 in Environment

Aviation Week recognizes Boeing's commitment to 100% SAF

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Boeing makes progress on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Boeing makes progress on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

September 20, 2021 in Environment

Learn more about the company’s work on “Goals Week 2021,” as outlined in the recent sustainability report. 

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Boeing Donates $1 Million to Assist with Hurricane Ida Recovery and Relief Efforts

Boeing Donates $1 Million to Assist with Hurricane Ida Recovery and Relief Efforts

September 27, 2021 in Community

Support for American Red Cross and local nonprofits will provide shelter, other immediate assistance needs in affected communities

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Boeing reiterates sustainability goals during White House event

Boeing reiterates sustainability goals during White House event

September 15, 2021 in Community

The White House hosted a virtual roundtable Sept. 9 promoting the executive actions the Biden Administration plans to take to advance aviation sustainability. Participants included five original ecosystem partners, including agriculture, energy, labor, airlines, and manufacturers, including Boeing.

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Boeing Announces $1.4 Million to Support Afghan Allies and Military Veterans

Boeing Announces $1.4 Million to Support Afghan Allies and Military Veterans

September 15, 2021 in Community

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today announced a $1.4 million donation package to assist with humanitarian relief efforts for Afghan allies as well as grants and initiatives to support and honor U.S. military veterans and their families.

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Boeing donates $500,000 to CARE Indonesia's COVID-19 relief efforts

Boeing donates $500,000 to CARE Indonesia's COVID-19 relief efforts

August 10, 2021 in Community

"Boeing stands by the people of Indonesia… We are in this fight against COVID-19 together," said Sir Michael Arthur, president of Boeing International

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Reducing life cycle CO2 emissions by up to 80%

Reducing life cycle CO2 emissions by up to 80%

August 5, 2021 in Community

This year's ecoDemonstrator program is powered by sustainable aviation fuel

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A Boeing subject matter expert details technologies during an open house in Washington, D.C.

ecoDemonstrator takes flight to Washington, DC

July 29, 2021 in Community

Program’s latest technology put on display for government, media in U.S. capital.

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Boeing to assist Red Cross flood relief efforts in Germany

Boeing to assist Red Cross flood relief efforts in Germany

July 29, 2021 in Community

Funds will help provide emergency power, emergency relief supplies, communication infrastructure, and medical care, first aid and rescue services in the region.

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Boeing releases first Sustainability Report

Boeing releases first Sustainability Report

July 26, 2021 in Community

Report shares Boeing's vision for the future of sustainable aerospace, establishes sustainability goals and highlights ESG progress.

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Boeing and SkyNRG partner to scale sustainable aviation fuels globally

Boeing and SkyNRG partner to scale sustainable aviation fuels globally

July 14, 2021 in Community

Boeing and SkyNRG will focus on scaling production capacity, building awareness and engaging stakeholders.

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Boeing achieves top score on Disability Equality Index

Boeing achieves top score on Disability Equality Index

July 13, 2021 in Community

For the sixth year in a row, the company achieved a top score of 100% on the Disability Equality Index.

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How Boeing is making a global community impact

How Boeing is making a global community impact

July 6, 2021 in Community

Explore Boeing’s 2021 Global Engagement portfolio.

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Lt. Gen. Harris

Boeing board elects Lt. Gen. Harris

June 30, 2021 in Community

Veteran commercial pilot flew 747s for United Airlines; type rated on other jetliners.

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David "Dáithí" Horan

'It’ll change work for me, in a good way'

June 29, 2021 in Community

How a new international chapter of the Boeing Employees Pride Alliance helped a design engineer come out to his team.

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Max Fernandez

Boeing affirms commitments to inclusive hiring practices, removes degree requirements for some positions

June 21, 2021 in Community

Targeted roles in Human Resources, Security & Fire Protection and Information Technology & Data Analytics are among the first wave of updates.

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Joseph Scrivner

'Dancing around the heart of an issue is never going to correct it'

June 18, 2021 in Community

Texas-based Boeing Black Employees Association leader shares thoughts about cultural disconnects, struggles and honest conversations around Juneteenth.

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Shay Paredes

‘I finally became the person I always knew I was’

June 11, 2021 in Community

A software developer becomes a more productive teammate by bringing her whole self to work.

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Kristin Marshall, Boeing’s 2021 Environment Champion, was recognized for her significant contributions to the company’s environmental efforts. (Kristin Marshall photo)

‘Do what you can, with what you’ve got, where you are’

June 3, 2021 in Community

2021 Environment Champion Kristin Marshall recognized for significant contributions to company’s environmental efforts.

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Boeing partners with Alaska to make flying safer and more sustainable

Boeing partners with Alaska to make flying safer and more sustainable

June 3, 2021 in Community

ecoDemonstrator 737-9 will test ways to cut emissions, noise and landfill waste.

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Honoring Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage

Honoring Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage

May 12, 2021 in Community

During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we celebrate the ingenuity, innovation and leadership of our Asian American and Pacific Islander teammates.

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No. 17 on 2021 Top 50

No. 17 on 2021 Top 50

May 6, 2021 in Community

Boeing moves up to No.17 on DiversityInc's Top 50 companies list.

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Boeing commits $50 million to innovation campus

Boeing commits $50 million to innovation campus

May 6, 2021 in Community

Boeing is proud to partner with Virginia Tech to create one of the most diverse graduate technology campuses in the U.S.

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2021 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Report

2021 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Report

May 3, 2021 in Community

For the first time in our company’s history, we share our diversity numbers and outline the steps we’re taking to improve.

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Sustainability is built in

Sustainability is built in

April 26, 2021 in Community

In this IQ Magazine feature, teammates from around Boeing discuss sustainability at every step of the product lifecycle.

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ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

April 13, 2021 in Community

For the eleventh year running, Boeing has received an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award for its sustainability efforts.

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Out-of-this-world women

March 5, 2021 in Community

Celebrating the women who empower our industry to build a more equitable future.

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Boeing, Kelly Clarkson helps teen pilot

Boeing, Kelly Clarkson helps teen pilot

February 25, 2021 in Community

Boeing test pilot surprises high school senior with scholarship to flight school

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Real-life Rosie the Riveter

Real-life Rosie the Riveter

February 23, 2021 in Community

Iconic member of the Boeing family, Mae Krier inspires students to reach 'to the moon and stars'

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Black Engineer of the Year: Oscar Johnson

Black Engineer of the Year: Oscar Johnson

February 23, 2021 in Our People

A lifelong interest in chemistry sparked this engineer to desegregate lunch counters in 1960 and unveil cutting-edge technology in Boeing laboratories 50 years later

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Task force fosters growth in voluntary carbon offset market to support climate projects

Partnering for the planet

February 15, 2021 in Environment

Boeing joins global leaders in shaping new carbon market standards

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Black History Month

Black History Month

February 11, 2021 in Environment

A Boeing employee shares how resiliency helped advance her career and increase access for others.

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Boeing partners with industry leaders in fight against climate change

Boeing partners with industry leaders in fight against climate change

January 28, 2021 in Environment

The MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium convenes an alliance of leaders from a broad range of industries aimed at tackling climate change.

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Boeing commits to deliver commercial airplanes ready to fly on 100% sustainable fuels

Boeing commits to deliver commercial airplanes ready to fly on 100% sustainable fuels

January 22, 2021 in Environment

Boeing sets ambitious target to address the long term sustainability of commercial aviation by expanding a proven, safe approach to reduce emissions.

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UK Startup Accelerator focuses on sustainability

UK Startup Accelerator focuses on sustainability

January 19, 2021 in Environment

The ATI Boeing Accelerator welcomes 10 companies to its program which is focused on innovations for safe and sustainable air travel.

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Boeing operations achieve net-zero in 2020 by expanding conservation and renewable energy use while tapping responsible offsets for the remaining greenhouse gas emissions.

Boeing Reaches Net-Zero Carbon Emissions from Manufacturing and Worksites

December 22, 2020 in Environment

Boeing operations achieve net-zero in 2020 by expanding conservation and renewable energy use while tapping responsible offsets for the remaining greenhouse gas emissions.

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 787-10 Dreamliner's outside a hangar

Boeing and Etihad advance a clear (and quiet) mission to improve sustainability

December 16, 2020 in Environment

New 787-10 Dreamliner joins airline fleet after serving as 2020 ecoDemonstrator flying test bed

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Global challenge of climate change requires global partnerships

December 11, 2020 in Environment

Boeing leaders share our flight plan for the sustainable future of flying.

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Boeing employees volunteering

Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020 in Community

Boeing employees rose to the challenge to help those in need, donating $33 million to charitable causes worldwide and volunteering an impressive 181,518 hours in 2020.

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Nalena Kennett

Nalena Kennett

November 18, 2020 in Community

Naysayers fueled this Native American project manager to accelerate her career in the space shuttle program and drive progress in the Native American communities she serves

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Veteran’s Day and Remembrance Day

Veteran’s Day and Remembrance Day

November 11, 2020 in Community

Boeing remembers the sacrifices of those who defend our freedoms and announces $14.2M charitable grant package to support veterans worldwide

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Boeing commits funding for Indigenous communities in the U.S.

Boeing commits funding for Indigenous communities in the U.S.

October 30, 2020 in Community

Company’s investments will help fund STEM education, job training and access to clean water.

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Boeing recognized as one of the best adoption-friendly workplaces in U.S

Boeing recognized as one of the best adoption-friendly workplaces in U.S

October 29, 2020 in Social

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recognizes Boeing for its robust family-friendly benefit programs for the second year in a row.

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Boeing Amps Up Renewable Electricity to Power Operations

Boeing Amps Up Renewable Electricity to Power Operations

October 15, 2020 in Environment

Illinois, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio to join other Boeing sites powered by renewable electricity

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Boeing wins 'high achiever' image

Boeing wins 'high achiever'

October 9, 2020 in Environment

Boeing saluted for its innovative carbon fiber recycling initiative.

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Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines partner on 40th Humanitarian Delivery Flight

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines partner on 40th Humanitarian Delivery Flight

October 2, 2020 in Community

Ethiopian community and donors in Seattle contribute supplies to battle COVID-19.

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Sustainability is here to stay at Boeing

October 1, 2020 in Community

Boeing’s first chief sustainability officer discusses sustainability and why it’s time to do more than ever.

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Boeing helps Chicago-area students head back to class

Boeing helps Chicago-area students head back to class

September 26, 2020 in Community

Boeing grant of $1.5 million gives students and teachers computers and related technology to support remote learning.

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Boeing names first chief sustainability officer

September 17, 2020 in Community

Greg Smith: “This is an important next step as we elevate our focus on environmental stewardship, social progress, and values-driven governance.”

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Can you hear it now? ecoDemonstrator tests quieter, cleaner flights

Can you hear it now? ecoDemonstrator tests quieter, cleaner flights

August 20, 2020 in Environment

Collaboration with NASA and Safran on Etihad’s newest 787 accelerates innovation to improve the sustainability of air travel.

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Boeing sites in Texas charge ahead with 100% renewable energy

Boeing sites in Texas charge ahead with 100% renewable energy

August 19, 2020 in Environment

Boeing takes steps toward 2025 greenhouse gas reduction goals with Texas renewable energy purchase.

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Our people hero

People

Our story starts with our people.

We commit to advancing a collaborative, inclusive and globally diverse culture that creates unique careers in aerospace.

  • #27 rank on DiversityInc’s 2020 Top 50 Companies for Diversity.

    DiversityInc. named us a Top 50 Company for Diversity

  • 20,000+ veterans and reservists employed.

    Veterans make up 15% of the total Boeing workforce

  • 0 is our goal for workplace injuries.

    Our goal is zero workplace injuries.

  • 1917 is when we established the first Boeing Safety Council.

    We established the first Boeing Safety Council in 1917.

Products hero

Products and Services

We innovate for a better tomorrow.

We demonstrate an unwavering commitment to safety, quality and integrity and instill best practices in all that we do.

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Meet the 2022 ecoDemonstrator

  • $60 Billion invested since 2003 in new technologies to improve efficiency.

    Invested more than $60B in innovation and key technologies over the last 10 years.

  • 15%-25% reduced emissions in each new generation of Boeing airplane compared to the generation before.

    We’ve reduced emissions by 15%-25% in each new generation of Boeing airplane compared to the generation before.

  • 90% of our airplanes are recyclable by weight for part reuse and scrap.

    Our airplanes are 90% recyclable by weight for part reuse and scrap.

  • 170+ environmentally smarter technologies tested by the ecoDemonstrator program.

    We’ve tested more than 230 environmentally smarter technologies through the Boeing ecoDemonstrator program.

Everything for Zero

To ensure the benefits of aerospace remain available for generations to come, we have work to do. We’ve made great strides since the beginning of the jet age, but our greatest accomplishments are yet to come. We believe the future of flight will take “everything for zero.” Boeing's strategies for decarbonization are:

Hear Boeing’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Chris Raymond and Chief Engineer of Sustainability and Future Mobility, Brian Yutko discuss the Future of Flight and why it will take “everything for zero” and all of us working together on renewable energy sources like sustainable aviation fuels, hydrogen and batteries, intersecting with new airplane technologies to usher in a new era of aerospace.

Sustainable aerospace firsts

Boeing is a pioneer in creating new technologies and solutions to ensure aerospace is sustainable for future generations.

Our operations hero

Operations

It's not just what we do — it's also how we do it.

We operate sustainably and engage transparently on behalf of our customers and stakeholders.

  • 100% renewable energy solar, wind or hydropower—runs Boeing’s factories in Renton, Wash., Charleston, S.C., Texas and a large data center in Arizona. Image

    Boeing’s factories in Renton, Wash., Charleston, S.C., and Texas and a large data center in Arizona run on 100% renewable energy — solar, wind or hydropower.

  • Boeing recycles its aerospace-grade excess carbon fiber and diverts about 1 million pounds of solid waste to landfill annually.

    Boeing recycles its aerospace-grade excess carbon fiber and diverts about 1 million pounds of solid waste to landfill annually.

  • Each year we have our employees sign a Code of Conduct and participate in Boeing’s Ethics Recommitment Image

    Each year, we have our employees sign a Code of Conduct and participate in Boeing’s Ethics Recommitment.

  • Aerospace safety committee image

    In 2019, Boeing established a permanent Aerospace Safety Committee to oversee and ensure safe products and services.

Our communities hero

Communities

Our communities matter to us.

We focus on global partnerships and programs that inspire our future through education, honor our heroes, and strengthen our homes.

  • $1.8 Billion invested in our communities over the last 10 years.

    We’ve invested $1.8 billion in our communities over the last 10 years.

  • $240 Million invested in our communities in 2019.

    In 2019, we invested $240 million in our communities.

  • 750,000 volunteer hours invested by Boeing and its employees.

    Boeing and its employees have invested 750,000 volunteer hours.

  • 15,000 number of community partners globally.

    We have 15,000 community partners globally.