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  • Our Every Life Ambition

    We are committed to improving our business, our planet, and every life.

  • A Message from Our CEO

    Read Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer Inge G. Thulin’s statement on Sustainability at 3M.

  • A Message from Our CTO

    Learn how we are developing meaningful solutions to contribute to improving every life from Senior Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Technology Officer, John P. Banovetz.

  • Who We Are

    Learn more about our approach to Sustainability and how a sense of purpose is the foundation of our values.

  • How We Work

    Explore how Sustainability is embedded firmly at the core of our business; from our own operations, to how we collaborate with customers.

  • What We Create

    Discover how we at 3M view Sustainability in product development as an opportunity, and collaborate with customers to create products and solutions to help solve challenges.

  • Our Sustainability Stories

    Read stories that describe how we are working to overcome the global challenges that serve as barriers to improving every life.

  • Progress Against our Goals

    We have been setting global goals since 1990.  Check the progress we've made toward our 2025 Sustainability Goals.

  • About This Report

    This Report provides a summary of activities in fiscal year 2017.  Find information on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) reporting.

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