Kelsea Ballantyne earned her MBA/MS in 2016, as part of the Erb Institute and the Tauber Institute for Global Operations. She’s now in an executive development program at Boeing, working on the 777 and 777X airplanes, and she talked with Erb about her work there.
Conserving energy is good for the planet, its people and businesses
SEATTLE, October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Boeing will share a suite of energy-conservation promotional tools to help the International Aerospace Environmental Group – an aerospace nonprofit created to share innovative environmental solutions with the industry – engage their employees to reduce energy consumption to mark National Energy Awareness Month.
Powered by 100 percent biofuel, FedEx's Boeing 777 ecoDemonstrator celebrated Earth Day with a stop at the shipping giant's Memphis hub. The 777 will spend the next few months as a flying technology testbed for development of innovations to help improve environmental performance.
Boeing's cleanup in Puget Sound pays off for salmon counts
Due to efforts by The Boeing Company, a stretch of habitat in Puget Sound's Lower Duwamish Waterway is booming with baby salmon, called smolt. By restoring the shoreline habitat, the juvenile salmon have a place to play before they swim out to sea to become adults. Boeing, in collaboration with local partners along the Duwamish, continue to monitor the habitat is working as designed.
And it is. The first count of the season welcomed over 1,600 smolt to Seattle.
Employee benefit part of previously announced $300M tax reform package
CHICAGO, February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] leadership announced today several policy revisions to the Boeing volunteer and gift match programs. As part of the company’s $100 million tax relief investment earmarked for corporate charitable investments, the enhanced “Dollars for Doers” employee match program rewards those employees who give their time, talent and resources to local communities around the world. The “Dollars for Doers” program includes:
Strategic partnerships help streamline permitting processes
A transformative wildlife protection initiative in South Carolina, spearheaded by Boeing in partnership with government and private sector agencies, has earned the highest level of conservation certification from the U.S. Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) and is leading the way for similar efforts from other corporations in the state.