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Wednesday, June 05 2019 - 21:00
Boeing Advances Biofuels, Recycling and Conservation
CHICAGO, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

- Boeing beats greenhouse gas reduction goal by 7.3% at work sites

- Global Environment Report showcases improved environmental performance

CHICAGO, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released its 2019 
Global Environment Report, highlighting how the company is building cleaner, 
more fuel-efficient airplanes and finding innovative ways to recycle and 
conserve resources.

Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here:

In 2018, Boeing unveiled its new environment strategy through 2025 with 
ambitious goals to innovate products for environmental performance, reduce 
emissions, waste, and water and energy consumption at work sites, and to work 
with communities around the globe. 

"We are committed to cleaner water, air and land, and this report highlights 
the wide range of efforts surrounding Boeing's environmental stewardship around 
the globe," said Bryan Scott, vice president of Environment, Health & Safety.

Highlights of the report include:

    -- Partnering with a UK-based recycler to keep up to 2 million pounds of 
       excess carbon fiber from Boeing factories out of landfills per year. 
    -- Using renewable energy to power Boeing's primary data center, saving 
       enough electricity to power more than 4,000 homes annually. 
    -- Working with Etihad Airways to fly a 787 Dreamliner powered partly by 
       biofuel made from desert plants irrigated with seawater. 
    -- Designing new energy-efficient facilities around the world, including 
       the 737 Completion and Delivery Center in Zhoushan, China, and the 
       fabrication facility in Sheffield, UK. 
    -- Catalyzing development of sustainable aviation fuel and offering 
       customers the option of using biofuel on delivery flights. 
    -- Surpassing 2018 targets, including reducing greenhouse gas emissions 
       by up to 7.3 percent at work sites.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading provider of 
commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services. 
As the top U.S. exporter, the company supports commercial and government 
customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing employs more than 150,000 people 
worldwide and leverages the talents of a global supplier base. Building on a 
legacy of aerospace leadership, Boeing continues to lead in technology and 
innovation, deliver for its customers and invest in its people and future 

Holly Braithwaite  
Boeing Environment  
Mobile: +1 206-900-3962

Monica Zimmer  
Boeing Environment  
Mobile: +1 425-919-3005

SOURCE  Boeing