Boeing

Chicago, Illinois

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

The Boeing Company, the world's largest aerospace company, has well-integrated energy management strategies that are driving the corporation toward a more energy-efficient, sustainable future. The company continues to strengthen its energy program each year by building upon past successes. Boeing is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for the continued growth of its energy management program and promotion of energy efficiency initiatives in its supply chain and local communities. Key accomplishments include:

 

·         Improving energy intensity by 5.2 percent over 2010--enough to power 17,800 average U.S. homes.

·         Sharing information and best practices with suppliers to assist them in setting targets for reducing their respective energy and carbon footprints. Boeing employees led more than 400 supplier workshops on ways to reduce emissions. Additionally, Boeing modified its supply chain procurement contracts to include standard language that supports further advancements for environmental improvements.

·         Integrating the use of the ENERGY STAR Facility Energy Management Assessment Matrix as part of the company's energy management system for each site.

·         Making significant investments in both energy projects at existing buildings in the amount of $4.6 million, as well as energy-efficient new construction and building refurbishment of more than 2.2 million square feet.

·         Achieving the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry reduction goal for the second consecutive year at Boeings Long Beach, CA facility--the first site in the United States to do so--and earning ENERGY STAR certification for a cumulative total of eight Boeing buildings.

·         Leveraging the company's giving program to provide for energy efficiency and sustainability in local communities.