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ReportAlert.info - 3M (NYSE:MMM) Publishes 2014 Sustainability Report

The report highlights the company's sharpened focus on key sustainability challenges
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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 11:40am

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May 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - 3M today releases its 2014 Sustainability Report, highlighting its new Sustainability Center of Excellence, results of a global stakeholder survey and case studies on its sustainability-focused products.

The report features a more user-friendly experience and interactive content, and also includes an executive summary of the company’s strategy, a description of key global sustainability challenges, and an overview of progress towards the UN Global Compact’s 10 principles. 3M has published a sustainability report in alignment with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework since 2002.

Highlights from the report include:
 

  • The formation of the Sustainability Center of Excellence which accelerates the integration of sustainability into business strategies across the company.
  • Recognition from U.S. EPA Energy Star Sustained Excellence Program for the 10th consecutive year, an industry first.
  • Donations of more than $61 million in cash and products to non-profit organizations in 2013.
  • Included and recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the 14th consecutive year — listed on the DJSI World and North America index every year since its inception.
  • Case studies featuring the company’s sustainability-focused products including energy efficient films for tablets, air-barrier building solutions and Post-it® Super Sticky Greener Notes.   
  • Current sustainability progress:
    • Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 57 percent (absolute) from 2002-2013 baseline - nearly 100 million metric tons indexed to net sales.
    • Recycling or reusing approximately 50 percent of total waste generated annually.
    • Water conservation plans in place for 3M sites located in water stressed/scarce areas.

To learn more about sustainability at 3M and to download the full report, visit www.3M.com/Sustainability.

About 3M
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $31 billion in sales, 3M employs 89,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com or follow @3MNews on Twitter.

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