ARLINGTON, Va., June 29,
2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released
its annual Sustainability Report, which further defines the
company's sustainability goals and includes key metrics to measure
progress of core enterprise priorities. This includes employee
safety and well-being; global aerospace safety; equity, diversity
and inclusion; sustainable operations; innovation and clean
technologies; and community engagement.
In addition, the report highlights the company's 2021
sustainability achievements, its sustainable vision for the future
of flight, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts
in alignment with global sustainability standards.
"We are honored to release our second sustainability report that
builds on Boeing's family of reports already released this year and
shares how our collective ESG efforts are contributing to our
business and world," said Chief Sustainability Officer Chris Raymond. "The report is an important step
in demonstrating our ambition to communicate transparently with all
of our stakeholders, and in holding ourselves accountable as we
protect, connect and explore our world – safely and
The report details Boeing's environmental, social and governance
milestones, including these highlights.
- Committed to delivering commercial airplanes capable of flying
on 100% sustainable fuels by 2030.
- Supported the commercial aviation industry's commitment to
achieve net-zero carbon emissions for global civil aviation
operations by 2050.
- Joined NASA and DARPA to successfully test a fully composite,
linerless cryogenic fuel tank with capacity to hold 16,000 gallons
of liquid hydrogen.
- Established multiple partnerships to help advance the renewable
energy transition with partners including SkyNRG, Alaska Airlines,
Etihad Airways, NASA, Rolls-Royce, and United Airlines. We also
joined the First Movers Coalition and continue to make progress
through our joint venture, Wisk.
- Maintained net-zero carbon emissions from manufacturing and
facilities again in 2021 by expanding conservation and renewable
electricity use while sourcing carefully selected carbon offsets
for remaining emissions.
- Increased representation of women and racial/ethnic minorities
and saw exit rates for women, men and teammates of all races within
1 point of each other, both improvements compared to 2020.
- Enhanced workplace safety using automation and robotics,
reduced employee exposure to high hazards and reduced serious
injuries by 27% in 2021.
- Spent greater than $4 billion
with small and diverse suppliers and invested more than
$187 million to help build better
communities worldwide. Introduced Seek, Speak and Listen habits to
create an inclusive culture, strengthen our global team and drive
stronger business outcomes.
- Speak Up reporting channel enabled people to openly report
safety, quality or compliance concerns, knowing their voice will be
heard and appropriate action will be taken.
- Amended Governance & Public Policy Committee of the Board
of Directors to include oversight of sustainability.
- Established the independent Chief Aerospace Safety Office to
align critical safety functions under one organization.
- Incorporated product safety, employee safety and quality
metrics into our primary annual incentive structures.
More information on these and other sustainability
accomplishments can be found in the full report. Learn more about
Boeing's sustainability commitments, partnerships and efforts
As a leading global aerospace company, Boeing develops,
manufactures and services commercial airplanes, defense products
and space systems for customers in more than 150 countries. As a
top U.S. exporter, the company leverages the talents of a global
supplier base to advance economic opportunity, sustainability and
community impact. Boeing's diverse team is committed to innovating
for the future, leading with sustainability, and cultivating a
culture based on the company's core values of safety, quality and
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