Transformative investment will help diversify the technology industry and bolster the Washington, D.C., region as a global innovation hub
Boeing has been named as the first foundational partner of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus in Alexandria, Virginia.
A $50 million, multiyear commitment from the company will help jump-start Virginia Tech’s effort to create the most diverse graduate technology campus in the United States. Boeing’s commitment will provide student scholarships, foster the recruitment of world-class faculty and researchers, and fund STEM pathway programs for underserved K-12 students looking to pursue a college degree and enter high-tech career sectors.
Bold goal this decade to expand a proven, safe approach to reduce emissions - Boeing builds on industry leadership in making sustainable aviation fuels a reality
SEATTLE, January 22, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is setting an ambitious target to advance the long-term sustainability of commercial aviation, committing that its commercial airplanes are capable and certified to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuels by 2030. Boeing has previously conducted successful test flights replacing petroleum jet fuel with 100% sustainable fuels to address the urgent challenge of climate change.
Illinois, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio to join other Boeing sites powered by renewable electricity
CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Boeing is advancing its pledge to power worksites and manufacturing facilities using 100% renewable electricity with a new, multi-state agreement to purchase carbon-neutral power for its Chicago headquarters, along with other sites in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
CHICAGO, September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today named B. Marc Allen as chief strategy officer and senior vice president, Strategy and Corporate Development, reporting to President and CEO David Calhoun.
On August 19, 1871, world-renowned aviation pioneer Orville Wright was born. Along with sibling Wilbur, the Wright Brothers invented and engineered the first motor-operated airplane. Thanks to their world-altering creation, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established August 19th as National Aviation Week.
Global Environment Report showcases improved environmental performance
CHICAGO, July 23, 2020 /3BLMedia/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released its 2020 Global Environment report, highlighting how the company is sustainably designing and building products, while conserving resources and reducing waste across its global operations.
The company has set ambitious 2025 environmental goals – which include significant reductions in emissions, waste, and water and energy consumption – and made solid progress toward these targets in 2019.
Marine biology and human life are inextricably linked, and the oceans may hold the secrets to many of our most pressing issues. In fact, recent research finds that even COVID-19 solutions may be underneath the ocean's surface: according to one recent study bacteria found deep in the sea may be helpful in detecting the Coronavirus.
The future of postsecondary education will be modular, stackable and more democratic. That’s according to edX, a nonprofit organization founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, that is re-imagining the postsecondary education model.
In their view, our rapidly evolving economy, fueled by constant advances in technology, requires workers to continually update and refresh their skills to find employment, stay employed, and advance their careers.
Boeing environmental scientist is a restoration "rock" star
Katie Moxley’s mom placed a rock hammer in her hand at age 10. It felt right. Little did she know that geology tool would end up chiseling her future as an environmental leader at Boeing.
Moxley went on to become a geologist and is now a Boeing restoration “rock” star in the Puget Sound. It all started with her mother, an elementary science teacher with Seattle Public Schools, introducing her young daughter to geology while taking extra science courses at the University of Washington.
Boeing beats greenhouse gas reduction goal by 7.3% at work sites
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From building the most fuel-efficient aircraft on the market to finding a creative second life for excess carbon fiber, innovations, new technologies and worldwide environmental initiatives are driving Boeing’s progress toward a more sustainable future.