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.

NASA leads charge for fuel efficient airplanes

NASA’s $11 Million Green Flight Challenge Pays Off

>NASA has challenged the aviation industry to come up with a new concept for a next generation airplane, and preliminary results indicate the…
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Lighter and More Fuel Efficient, Boeing Delivers the First 787 Dreamliner

This week, US aircraft maker Boeing celebrated the delivery of it’s first new-generation 787 Dreamliner to the Japanese carrier, All Nippon Airlines (ANA).…
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AA’s Huge Aircraft Order Claims 35% Gain in Fuel Efficiency

American Airlines’ blockbuster narrowbody aircraft order this month places a huge emphasis on achieving major gains in fuel efficiency over a short period…
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Profit Now or Pay Later – Why America is Missing Out: The Case of the Aviation Industry

Boyd Cohen, Ph.D., Climate Strategist George Monbiot would argue we need to stop jetsetting around the world if we want to get our…
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Biomass Diversity and Supply Chain Approach Will Boost Green Jet Fuel

A new report from aviation and renewable energy interests in the Pacific Northwest has found that an emerging market for sustainable aviation fuels…
President Obama nominates Bryson to be Secretary of Commerce

Obama’s Commerce Nominee Brings Fighter Jets, Mickey Mouse and Sustainability to the Table

In a move that could prove transformational (more on that later), President Obama has nominated John Bryson, founder of NRDC, for Secretary of…
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Boeing’s Newest Planes Designed To Be More Fuel Efficient, Reduce Carbon Emissions

Boeing’s two newest planes, the 787 Dreamliner and the 747-8, are designed to be more fuel efficient and thus reduce carbon emissions, according…
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How Earth-Friendly Will the Skies Be in Twenty Years?

Ready or not, the future is being created now, partly by deliberate planning and partly by colliding circumstances. Some of that deliberate planning,…
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Boeing 797 Revealed- It’s a Zeppelin

April fool 2011 :-) Secret documents leaked this week reveal Boeing’s long awaited 797 design to be a zero-emission, solar powered dirigible code-named…
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“Vision for 2050:” Multinationals Commit to a Sustainable Future

Reporting from SoCap 2010: There’s a lot of buzz in the social and environmental sector about the innovative entrepreneurs who are changing the…

FAA Awards $125 Million for Sustainable Aviation

Whenever I check my carbon footprint, I always do extremely well—until I get to the end when they ask the inevitable questions about…

Camelina Seed Goes Airborne as Biojet Fuel

Is camelina the next big thing in biofuel crops?

Will Aviation Biofuel Fly?

Even with the attention of the two largest aircraft makers, Boeing and Airbus, aviation biofuel is not exactly on the near-event horizon: Think…