Caterpillar's 2014 Sustainability Report

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Caterpillar's 2014 Sustainability Report

Since 2005, Caterpillar has published an annual sustainability report, with detailed performance information and data and highlights about specific projects that support our sustainable development efforts. Each year the report serves as the flagship document for stakeholders to understand Caterpillar’s commitment to sustainability.

The 2014 Sustainability Report, titled Local Citizen: Making Sustainable Progress Possible One Community at a Time, highlights Caterpillar's sustainability commitment and focus on local citizenship.

Read the full report here

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Energy Access and Caterpillar
Energy is a key requirement for sustainable progress and development around the world. As a global energy consumer and industrial manufacturer, and a major manufacturer of energy conversion and power-generation products, Caterpillar has a fundamental interest in, and understanding of, energy needs. To learn more about Caterpillar’s energy efficiency operations and our products,...
Aug 6, 2015 2:10 PM ET
Circular Flow of Materials
Caterpillar encourages sustainable business practices through our remanufacturing and rebuild businesses. This starts with durable products, many designed to be rebuilt multiple times. Through our reman and rebuild programs, components and machines are overhauled, rather than completely replaced. Reuse of parts reduces waste and minimizes the need for the raw materials necessary to produce new...
Aug 4, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Customer Safety
Caterpillar’s safety culture extends beyond our internal operations to include the safe operation of our products in the field, as well as the safety and health of all individuals who come into contact with Cat® products. This commitment encompasses the design and engineering of our products and extends to operator training and certification, solutions for the job site and the tools and...
Jul 30, 2015 3:55 PM ET
Waste Minimization
Improving the efficiency of our products, processes, services and solutions not only reduces costs, but also reduces our utilization of materials, energy, water and land. Beginning in 2013, we transitioned from a focus on percent recycled to a goal focused on reduction of all by-product materials, or minimization of waste. In accordance with our waste minimization goal, we are using...
Jul 27, 2015 2:45 PM ET
Managing Water
Today, water scarcity affects around 700 million people, and current trends indicate the problem will escalate. By 2025, water security could be an issue for two-thirds of the world’s population. We continue to implement conservation strategies that reduce water use in our operations, explore water-treatment technologies, introduce water-recycling processes at new and existing facilities and...
Jul 23, 2015 3:40 PM ET