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Boeing, Iraqi Airways Partner with Non-Profit Organization to Bring Smiles to Children in Iraq

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SEATTLE, April 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) partnered with the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation (Iraqi Airways) and U.S.-based non-profit organization Another Joy Foundation to transport a consignment of toys on board the airline's newly delivered Next-Generation 737-800.

The shipment is part of Boeing's Humanitarian Delivery Flights program and includes boxes of dolls, toy cars and trucks that Another Joy Foundation will distribute to underprivileged children in Iraqi orphanages.

Boeing and Company Employees Donate $100,000 for Mudslide Relief

Funds will go to local agencies helping the relief effort
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EVERETT, Wash., April 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced two donations totaling $100,000 to provide immediate aid and relief to victims of the deadly mudslide in Snohomish County.

The Employees Community Fund (ECF) of Boeing Puget Sound will give $25,000 to Cascade Valley Hospital in Arlington, Wash. This grant is being supplemented by an additional $75,000 donation from the company.

Boeing, Bermuda Department of Airport Operations to Study Airspace Modernization

Goal to accelerate Bermuda airspace modernization and optimization; implementation of Performance Based Navigation procedures
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March 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Bermuda Department of Airport Operations (DAO) have agreed to study the modernization of airspace and air traffic management in Bermuda. Engineers from Boeing Digital Aviation, a business unit of Commercial Aviation Services, will work with DAO to identify the steps required to develop a fully optimized air traffic management system for Bermuda, including an increase in the country’s ability to handle arriving and departing traffic. The announcement came during the first day of the World ATM Conference in Madrid.

Boeing, South African Airways Support Farmers to Grow Sustainable Biofuel Crops

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(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Poverty and hunger in South Africa are inextricably linked to the plight of smallholder farmers, who produce most of the continent’s food, but struggle with unproductive soil, unreliable water supplies, low-quality seeds, and scarce markets for their crops. The country is often described as a country of dualities, with first-world and third-world scenarios occurring side-by-side and agriculture is no different, with both commercial farming on a grand scale and smallholder and subsistence farming co-existing.

NRG Solar, Boeing Break Ground on Dandan, Guam’s First Solar Facility

25 megawatt photovoltaic solar installation will supply clean energy to up to 10,000 homes, reduce costly fuel imports
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INARAJAN, Guam, Mar. 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), through its wholly owned subsidiary NRG Solar LLC, and The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), started construction on Dandan, Guam’s first solar power plant. NRG will bring its experience and ingenuity as a solar innovator to this project, proven by the company’s successful development of solutions ranging from the world’s largest solar thermal and photovoltaic facilities to professional sports stadium rooftops to customizable solar canopies.

Boeing, South African Airways Explore Ways for Farmers to Grow More Sustainable Biofuel Crops

Collaboration with Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials supports greater market access for “smallhold” farms
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JOHANNESBURG, Mar. 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE:BA] is launching an initiative with South African Airways (SAA) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) to expand opportunities for “smallhold” farmers in Southern Africa to grow crops that produce sustainable fuels.

Environmental Protection Agency Honors Boeing with Climate Leadership Award

Company exceeds greenhouse gas reduction goal
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CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] has received a Climate Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of its success in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Video: Boeing Program is Helping Farmers on the Island of Bali

Firsthand look at one of Boeing's many Global Corporate Citizenship programs
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Boeing in Bali -- Seeds of Hope

Boeing Global Corporate Citizenship programs support various activities throughout Indonesia, including a Sustainable Agriculture and Seed Saving project in Bali.

Boeing Wind Updates Service to Optimize In-Flight Operations for Qatar Airways

Real-time wind data to conserve fuel for airline and increase operational efficiency
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SEATTLE, Feb. 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways today announced a five-year agreement to provide Boeing Wind Updates services for the airline to maximize in-flight operational efficiency. Boeing Wind Updates provides customized, real-time wind and temperature information to aircraft. This data allows for more efficient trajectory prediction during pre-flight operations and continuous optimization in-flight by providing tailored wind information for flight crews and the aircraft flight management system.

Boeing Employee Efforts Improve Environmental Performance

Boeing employee efforts help reduce waste sent to landfills
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This story originally featured in the February issue of the Boeing magazine, Frontiers.

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Cheryl Fievet remembers the early days of recycling at the St. Louis site and sometimes has a hard time believing how far the recycling program has come in the past 10 years.

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