DuPont, a global innovation leader with technology-based materials and solutions, released its 2021 Sustainability Report – Thriving Together.
The report provided a comprehensive overview of the company’s progress made in its environmental, social and governance (ESG) journey, as well as efforts to achieve its 2030 Sustainability Goals.
“Despite the challenges of 2020, our teams made meaningful progress against our 2030 Sustainability Goals, while remaining laser-focused on the safety and well-being of our colleagues, delivering for our customers, supporting our communities and creating long-term value for all stakeholders,” said Ed Breen, Executive Chairman and CEO of the company.
The report highlights the company’s progress towards achieving its ambitious 2030 Sustainability Goals through accomplishments like producing more than 100,000,000 DuPont personal protective equipment garments for front-line and essential workers in the fight against COVID-19 and achieving zero injuries and/or illnesses at 79 per cent of DuPont sites. Besides, 31 sites earned Responsible Care® Facility Safety Awards from the American Chemistry Council.
The company is focusing more on the use of renewable electricity sources; same is the focus on water saving.
DuPont products process 25,000,000 gallons of water every minute around the world.
DuPont’s 2030 Sustainability Goals, aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), are ambitious, holistic, integrated and value-creation. They underscore the importance of bringing sustainable innovations to market and provide a roadmap guiding the company through a year of unforeseen challenges and enabling a clear path ahead for its businesses.
“This past year tested us on many fronts yet working side-by-side with our colleagues, customers and communities, we’ve shown the power of science and resiliency by thriving together,” said Alexa Dembek, DuPont Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer.