BOEING has over the past year increased its renewable energy use in its factories, purchased more sustainable aviation fuel for commercial operations, and has continued significant investments in aerospace technologies to reduce fuel use, emissions, and noise.
These and other accomplishments are detailed in Boeing’s 2023 Sustainability Report, which highlights the company’s progress to decarbonise the aerospace industry.
Titled Sustainable Aerospace Together, the report tracks the advancement of Boeing’s goals for sustainable operations, clean-tech development, employee safety, and other metrics.
Accomplishments in this year’s report include introducing the Boeing Cascade Climate Impact Model, a data-modelling tool which quantifies strategies to reduce aviation emissions.
Boeing also purchased 7.6 million litres of SAF for its commercial airplane operations, and achieved 35% renewable electricity use across the company by purchasing renewable electricity and energy credits.
Other efforts include the advancement of environmental stewardship, and human development & inclusion.
This included addressing Boeing’s goals on employee safety & well-being, global aerospace safety, community engagement, and equity, diversity & inclusion.
“Boeing continues to invest and make progress on our journey to achieve a more sustainable aerospace future,” Chief Sustainability Officer Chris Raymond said.
“As we enter a new era of sustainable aerospace, we are committed to documenting our progress and outlining our path forward with transparency so our industry can progress together.”