“Together as an industry, we made modern jet travel a reality and took people to the moon ... and now we enter the era of more sustainable aerospace. The foundation we are establishing now will be carried forward by future generations to preserve and grow the societal benefits of this industry for people and countries while doing it more sustainably.”
Boeing’s dedication to sustainability is rooted in our company values and our stakeholders’ expectations. It encompasses our focus on environmental stewardship, social progress, inclusion, and values-based, transparent governance. Our 2023 Sustainability Report provides a comprehensive view of Boeing’s achievements and progress over the past year and our path toward a sustainable aerospace future.
Chief Sustainability Officer
We have continued engaging with our stakeholders, advancing our efforts in support of our sustainability goals, and continuing to learn and mature our approaches.
We have organized our sustainability efforts around four key pillars: People, Products and Services, Operations and Communities and have defined six 2030 goals to guide our sustainability journey.
“All of us at Boeing are accountable for doing our work the right way and acting with integrity. We are committed to creating a workplace where every teammate is comfortable speaking up to raise concerns, share ideas, or seek guidance so we can continue to learn, innovate and improve.”
Our story starts with our people. We commit to advancing a collaborative, inclusive and globally diverse culture that creates unique careers in aerospace.
Read more about our people in the full report, including:
Value human life and well-being above all else, and act accordingly; strive to prevent all workplace injuries.
Address representation gaps and strengthen equity, diversity and inclusion so that all team members feel supported and inspired to reach their full potential.
Increase representation of women globally and underrepresented racial/ethnic minorities in the U.S.
Nearly all levels increased women and U.S. racial/ethnic minority representation
92% interview slates for manager/director jobs included women and minorities
91% of employees reported managers support their well-being
“The Boeing Employee Assistance Program is available 24/7 worldwide to provide counseling and other resources for our employees, some of whom were faced with very challenging circumstances.”
We innovate for a better tomorrow. We are committed to safety, quality, integrity and sustainability in all that we do.
Read more about our products and services in the full report, including:
Drive aerospace safety to prevent accidents, injury or loss of life with our Boeing culture and actions rooted in safety.
Enable the transition to carbon neutral aerospace through investments and partnerships for fleet efficiency improvements, sustainable aviation fuel and future platform technologies.
Established ombudsperson for employees who act on behalf of the FAA
Introduced Boeing Cascade Climate Impact Model to quantify the power of aviation’s major strategies to cut emissions
NASA selected Boeing to lead Transonic Truss-Braced Wing demonstrator airplane through Sustainable Flight Demonstrator program
“Cascade helps airline operators, industry partners and policymakers see when, where and how different energy carriers and life cycle emissions affect their sustainability goals. The tool shows how incremental changes can cut emissions in commercial aviation.”
It’s not just what we do — it’s also how we do it. We strive to operate sustainably and engage transparently on behalf of our customers and stakeholders.
Read more about our operations in the full report, including:
Maintain net-zero future for Boeing operations (Scope 1 and 2) through conservation and renewable energy.
Partner with supply chain for responsible business practices.
Achieved 35% renewable electricity by using more renewable electricity and purchasing renewable energy credits
Launched supplier engagement via CDP Climate Change to report emissions, assess targets and identify collaboration opportunities
Achieved 15% absolute GHG reduction (scope 1 and 2)
“When employees engage in taking 60 seconds [during our annual monthlong competition] for the environment, we know it cuts costs, helps protect the environment and gives employees a sense of belonging, drive and purpose.”
Read more about our communities in the full report, including:
Build better, more equitable communities through corporate investments, employee engagement programs and advocacy efforts.
7 million+: Expanded opportunities for youth, veterans and their families, and underserved individuals globally
Boeing and its employees invested more than $197M to help build better communities worldwide in 2022
Contributed $80M in charitable grants in 52 countries in 2022
“Whether you’re bringing your work experience, education or personal skill set, I really think the biggest thing we can do for our community right now is to show up.”
All data within Key ESG Data, GRI, SASB and TCFD indexes is for the period from Jan. 1, 2022, through Dec. 31, 2022, unless otherwise noted.
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