This morning, CEO John S. Slattery spotlighted some of the progress GE Aviation is making toward our sustainability goals, including highlighting some of the employees making a direct impact.

On Earth Day, please allow me to take the opportunity to spotlight the real work GE Aviation teams are contributing to our noble cause of Sustainability.

This isn’t an initiative. It is the challenge of our time and we accept it. Ready for disruption, leaders in the aviation industry are resolute in solving for decarbonization. At GE Aviation, we are wholly dedicated to serious sustainability goals – for our products and our facilities – and energized to shape the future of flight.

Read his full note to employees on LinkedIn, and join the conversation on Twitter.