Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released its annual Environment Report highlighting the company's commitments and accomplishments in improving environmental performance for its products and operations. The report also features Boeing's continuing progress in sustainable growth and environmental conservation efforts in the communities where its employees live and work worldwide.
"Every day, Boeing employees find new and innovative ways to serve our global customers, and they are also committed to responsible environmental leadership in our products and how we manufacture, deliver and support them," said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney. "As we look forward to our second century and building a bigger and better Boeing across the breadth and depth of our businesses and communities, we are also focused on helping build a better planet."
The report provides an update on Boeing's new environmental targets as the company balances profitable growth with cleaner operations. After achieving its first five-year set of absolute-reduction targets, Boeing has set new 2017 targets for greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption, solid waste to landfill and hazardous waste generation.
Highlights of the 2014 report include:
Source: The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA)
Date: Jun 5, 2014