Chicago, June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing released the 2019 Global Environment Report on World Environment Day, demonstrating that the company is making cleaner, more fuel efficient aircraft and looking for innovative ways to recycle and Protect resources.
In 2018, Boeing launched a new environmental strategy with the goal of achieving innovation performance, committed to sustainable development by 2025, and stimulating global collaboration.
Bryan Scott, vice president of environmental, health and safety at Boeing, said: “Boeing is committed to making water, air and land cleaner. This report highlights the company’s global environmental management efforts. Extensive efforts.”
This year’s report also highlights the following initiatives:
Exceeding the 2018 target in reducing workplace-generated solid waste, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, and exceeding 7.3%.
Working with a UK-based recycling agency, up to 900 tons of carbon fiber waste from Boeing factories are recycled in a year instead of being sent to landfills.
Using renewable energy to power Boeing’s main data center, the annual savings can be used by more than 4,000 homes.
Cooperate with Etihad Airways to achieve a flight of the 787 Dreamliner partially powered by biofuels. The biofuel is derived from desert plants that are irrigated with seawater.
Design new energy-saving facilities around the world, including the Zhoushan Boeing 737 Completion and Delivery Center and the Sheffield Plant in the UK.
Promote the development of sustainable aviation fuels, including enabling customers to choose to use biofuels in the delivery of new aircraft.
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company, a leading manufacturer of civil aircraft and defense, space and security systems, and a leading provider of global services. As one of the largest exporters in the United States, Boeing supports airline and government customers in more than 150 countries and territories around the world. Boeing has more than 150,000 employees worldwide and relies on a global network of talent providers. Boeing continues to lead the way in technology and innovation with its leadership and tradition in the aerospace industry, delivering products to customers and continuing to invest in their workforce and future growth.