Boeing: CSR & Sustainability News

The Boeing Company is an American multinational aerospace and defense corporation, founded in 1916 by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington. Boeing Corporate headquarters has been in Chicago, Illinois since 2001. Boeing is made up of multiple business units, which are Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA); Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS); Engineering, Operations & Technology; Boeing Capital; and Boeing Shared Services Group.

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Renewable Energy Rising Across All Spheres of U.S. Society

From manufacturing to universities, schools, communities and government facilities, renewable energy is expected to continue its rapid rise, despite the recent sharp drop…
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Boeing and South African Airways Partner on Biofuel from Tobacco

Boeing and South African Airways (SAA) have announced that they are close to processing the first crop of tobacco plants for jet biofuel…
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SXSW Eco Interview: Jessica Kowal, Boeing

Nick Aster talks to Jessica Kowal about biofuels in aviation -- where we've come and how long it will be before biofuels are…
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Airline Industry Shaves Weight to Save Money

The automobile industry has invested billions reducing the weight of their cars to reduce fuel consumption and they don't even have to lift…
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3p Weekend: 7 Companies That Make Employee Volunteering a Priority

To give you a bit of a mental boost this afternoon, we rounded up seven industry-leading companies that are make employee volunteering a…
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An Innovative Community Solar Program from NRG and…Boeing?

Community solar takes off with innovative partnership between NRG, Boeing, Sol Orchard, and California's Imperial Water District.
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Volvo Group Studies an Electric Avenue

“Vehicles capable of being charged directly from the road during operation could become the next pioneering step in the development towards reduced environmental…
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Boeing: Something Electric in Space

Boeing said it is “on track” to deliver the world's first all-electric xenon-ion propulsion satellites in late 2014 or early 2015. The company…
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Boeing Seeks FAA Approval for Biodiesel

Boeing is working with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other stakeholders to obtain approval for its planes to fly on green…
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Chicago, My Kind of Sustainable Business Town

Building A Sustainable Region, released last week, showcases various reasons why Chicago stands tall as a sustainable business hub.
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The Top 10 Chicago Area CSR Reporters and Performers

Is the Chicago Metropolitan Area (aka Chicagoland) a hub of CSR leaders?
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Boeing, AA, FAA Collaborate on Environmental Technologies

Boeing has found that demonstrations [in partnership with airlines] helps accelerate focus on technology, and give a sense of urgency in developing environmentally…
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Four Top Corporate Giving Programs

Did you know that thousands of companies offer corporate employee giving programs? These charitable programs are setup by corporations as a way to…
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United, Boeing and UOP Join Big Push for Biofuels

If there are still any doubts that biofuels are ready for the big time, last week’s announcement by United Airlines, Boeing, and UOP…
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GE’s Newest Jet Engine Beams in for Creative Week NYC

GE's new GEnx jet engine is currently on "virtual" display in New York's DUMBO neighborhood via a revolutionary hologram display. It's all a…