The Boeing Company

Chicago, Illinois

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


The Boeing Company is an aerospace company and provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services. In 2020, the company formed a corporate, global sustainability office, appointed its first chief sustainability officer, and elevated management of energy and greenhouse gas emissions. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Continuing to progress toward achieving a 25 percent greenhouse gas reduction goal and an absolute energy use reduction target of 10 percent.
  • Offsetting all scope 1 and 2 emissions to achieve net zero carbon emissions through energy management, procurement of renewable energy, and the purchase of certified carbon offsets
  • Contributing and gathering new energy management best practices through the ENERGY STAR Aerospace Group, including the optimization of aircraft painting operations for significant savings.
  • Developing a common tool for the implementation and tracking of all conservation best practices, including energy, to provide greater visibility and access to manufacturing sites.
  • Building capacity for site energy management by contracting with energy service companies to provide energy conservation engineers and related services to improve energy efficiency at manufacturing sites.
  • Registering six sites in the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry and participating in the ENERGY STAR Find the Treasure campaign.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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