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.
Breakthrough recycling diverts up to one million pounds of waste companywide and generates revenue
CHICAGO, August 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today received a 2020 Sustainability Leadership Award from the National Association of Manufacturers. The award recognizes the company’s innovative efforts to recycle aerospace carbon fiber, diverting waste away from landfills across the globe.
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.
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.
As aviation’s global fleet doubles over the next 20 years to meet passenger and cargo demand, the industry has committed to capping the growth of carbon emissions by 2020 and then cutting them to half of what they were in 2005 by 2050.
“Boeing is significantly supporting progress with our highly efficient airplanes and our work with industry partners to improve operational efficiency. We’re also a leader in fostering the development of sustainable aviation fuel,” said Sean Newsum, director of Commercial Airplanes environmental strategy.
Program encourages greater use of aviation biofuels, which cut emissions by up to 80 percent
Boeing will begin offering airlines and operators the option of powering their new commercial jet with biofuel for the flight home. The program is designed to further spur the use of sustainable aviation fuels – which cut emissions up to 80 percent – and support the aviation industry’s drive to protect the environment.