Includes $1 million for Washington universities to enhance STEM training, opportunities for local students
September 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today it is awarding $6 million in grants to more than 50 nonprofit organizations and education institutions across Washington.
The grants are geared toward programs that enhance STEM, workforce training, and educational and career pathway opportunities for students – particularly for underserved students who have not historically pursued these career paths. Included in these grants is $1 million to further support students seeking a STEM education and enhanced learning opportunities at local universities.
These free educational materials are the perfect way to get kids ready for back to school season.
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As summer draws to an end it can be a challenge to get kids excited to head back to school. Boeing’s 100 Days of Learning content is the perfect way to get kids ready to jump back into the classroom. With hands-on activities that will get kids thinking creatively while building rocket ships and airplane wings from everyday household materials, preparing to strap on a backpack and hit the books has never been more thrilling.
Jennifer Branton, PhD, a Materials, Process, and Physics Chemical Engineer, helps get your airplane off the ground. Well, she helps get a lot of planes off the ground – and she makes sure that when a Boeing aircraft takes flight, it does so in the most environmentally responsible way possible. Ever wonder how that works?
With 100 years of innovation experience behind them, Boeing is looking ahead to the next 100 years of aerospace visionaries with their 100 Days of Learning campaign. The 100 Days campaign includes a wide range of resources to engage students, via teachers and parents, in STEM education.
The aviation industry accounts for 2 percent of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions, which could reach 3 percent by 2050. To defy this version of the future, industry leaders have set a goal to be carbon neutral by 2020 and to halve emissions by 2050.
First non-Boeing airplane used in ecoDemonstrator program will be powered by Brazil-based biofuel
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. [BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ] unveiled the next phase of the Boeing ecoDemonstrator program today. The program expands Boeing and Embraer's cooperation agreement and will test technologies to improve airplane environmental performance and accelerate their introduction into the marketplace.
An Embraer E170 will serve as the flying testbed and will feature advanced environmental technologies that will undergo operational testing in Brazil during August and September.
...Boeing’s Plant 2 Sediment Remediation, Seattle, Washington and Medmerry Managed Realignment of Medmerry, United Kingdom
The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), during the gala dinner of its triennial international conference in Miami, proudly presented four Environmental Excellence Awards in two categories, Environmental Dredging and Dredging for Coastal Reinforcement.
The First Prize for WODA’s Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging was presented to the Project Team for Boeing's Plant 2 Sediment Remediation and Urban Waterway Restoration at the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, Washington, USA.
June 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Each day, 30,000 Boeing (NYSE: BA) employees help clear the air by forgoing solo driving and choosing a cleaner commuting option, as new Boeing jetliners reduce emissions by more than 20 percent, and cleaner company operations use less water and power and send less waste to landfills.
Boeing’s progress in reducing its environmental footprint and helping build a more sustainable future for the aerospace industry are highlighted in the company’s 2016 Environment Report, released today.