Social Responsibility Targets

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Through our business solutions and the innovation and commitment of our talented employees, we have an opportunity to make unique contributions to global efforts for greater sustainability and equity. We've set Social Responsibility Targets to advance the positive impact of our business. In setting our targets, we focused on the impact our operations, products, and solutions have on people and the planet.

Social Responsibility Strategic Targets


Carbon Footprint Reduction

  • We are targeting reducing our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50% from a 2019 baseline by 2030, and aim to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, in each case related to Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions.
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Water Reduction

  • is targeting a 30% reduction in overall water withdrawal from a 2019 baseline by 2030.
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Product Design for Sustainability

  • Assess 100% of new products using this enhanced innovation process beginning in 2022.
  • Include a product sustainability rating as an equally weighted factor in commercialization decisions.
  • Developing a standardized process for aggregation of product sustainability achievements to disclose customer energy, water, and chemical savings made possible by the use of our products.
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Responsible Supply Chain

  • Assess the ESG maturity of 100% of new suppliers with projected spend of greater than $1 million to ESG maturity by 2025.
  • Assess the ESG maturity of the top 80% of existing suppliers by spend to ESG maturity by 2030.
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Inclusion & Diversity

  • Achieving an inclusive and diverse workforce and leadership team that embraces the communities in which we live, work, and serve with a specific focus on increasing women in leadership3 positions globally and people of color (POC) representation in U.S. leadership positions.

1Our product sustainability scorecard analyzes five impacts from a product’s lifecycle – water use, energy use, GHG emissions, resource use efficiency, and material health – and incorporates an assessment of these impacts as part of new product design.
2Physical products only.
3Leadership is defined as director level or above.

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