Diversity and Inclusion at Boeing
Diversity and inclusion are part of Boeing's values at the highest level. Having diverse employees, business partners and community relationships is vital to creating advanced aerospace products and services for our diverse customers around the world. The company's commitment to diversity means providing a work environment for all employees that is welcoming, respectful and engaging, with opportunities for personal and professional development. This, in turn, increases productivity, quality, creativity and innovation. Boeing has a formal, company-wide diversity strategy, mission and goals, which guide a variety of internal programs and events. Our business excellence reaches new heights every day ... powered by Boeing people.
Diversity Councils and Business Resource Groups
Diversity Councils are integrated groups of site leaders, managers and employees who work to improve employee engagement, provide learning and leadership opportunities, increase communication and facilitate implementation of organizational diversity plans. Diversity Councils are supported by a local executive champion. Boeing has more than 40 Diversity Councils.
Business Resource Groups are employee-led associations designed to further personal and professional development, promote diversity within the company and strengthen networking. The members share a common interest, such as race, gender or cultural identity. The nine groups collectively have more than 130 chapters around the world. Membership is open to all employees.
Boeing Business Resource Groups include:
- Boeing Asian Professional Association
- Boeing Black Employees Association
- Boeing Employee Ability Awareness Association
- Boeing Employee Pride Alliance
- Boeing Familia
- Boeing Generation to Generation
- Boeing Native American Network
- Boeing Veteran Engagement Team
- Boeing Women in Leadership
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Boeing has a wide range of jobs, locations and training programs. The company is committed to providing opportunities for skill development and career advancement in an environment that does not tolerate discrimination, harassment or retaliation.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The company’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors or military/veteran status.
Boeing is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans. Every year, Boeing develops affirmative action programs to support its commitment to equal employment opportunity, consistent with company policy and the company's obligations as a contractor to the United States government.
Equal Pay for Equal Work
We foster a diverse, collaborative and inclusive environment that empowers employees to do their best. Equal pay for equal work is a foundational element of our approach. We take action through ongoing pay reviews to ensure that employees are compensated equitably throughout their careers—independent of race, gender or ethnicity. It’s the right thing to do and makes us a better, more inclusive and higher-performing company.
- On the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index, Boeing earned a perfect 100 score — for the fifth consecutive year and the 10th time overall.
- Boeing earned a perfect 100 score on the Disability Inclusion (Disability:IN) 2017 Disability Equality Index, an important measure of corporate performance in disability inclusion.
- U.S. Veterans Magazine recognized Boeing as a Top Veteran-Friendly Company for 2017.
- Boeing received the 2017 National Organization on Disability (NOD) Leading Disability Employer Seal.
- Boeing was rated No. 1 by the National Society of Black Engineers' Annual Employer Preference Survey.
- Readers of Workforce Diversity for Engineering & IT Professionals named Boeing a top employer in the United States.
- Aviation Week’s 2017 Workforce Study named Boeing the No. 1 Top Employer in the aerospace and defense industry.
Professional Associations: Member and Support
In addition, many Boeing employees, managers and executives have been honored with individual awards from professional associations, including:
- Advancing the Finance and Accounting Professions in the Asian and Pacific Islanders (Ascend)
- Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE)
- American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES)
- Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY)
- Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA)
- Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA)
- Great Minds in STEM (GMiS)
- Minorities in Research Science (MiRS)
- National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
- National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA)
- National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
- Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers (SASE)
- Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
- Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
- UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza)
- U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN)
- Women in Aviation International (WAI)
- Women of Color in STEM (WOC)
Boeing has been recognized as a "Best for Vets Employer" by Military Times magazine.
DiversityInc named Boeing a 2019 Top 50 Company for Diversity for our demonstrated progress in promoting diversity in our talent pipeline, talent development, leadership accountability and supplier diversity — and also named Boeing a Top 17 Company for Veterans.
Readers of Minority Engineer magazine have ranked Boeing among the top U.S. companies for which they would most like to work or that they believe provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups.
Readers of Woman Engineer magazine have ranked Boeing among the top companies in the United States for which they would most prefer to work.
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