The world faces tremendous challenges in this time of unprecedented change. Science will play a critical role in ensuring a resilient future where everyone can thrive. At 3M, science is at the heart of what we do. We collaborate with our customers, governments and communities to solve shared global problems. Our commitment to Sustainability drives our purpose-driven innovation that improves every life and we are always trying to do more. We are committing to use the power of our science to accelerate a circular economy and improve the climate, to do more with less material and inspire others to join us. Learn more about how we are making a difference in our 2018 Sustainability Report.
"At 3M we apply science to solve customer problems, reduce environmental impact, and improve the lives of people around the world. As a purpose-driven enterprise, we are committed to working with our customers, business partners, and communities to innovate for a more sustainable future."
Chief Executive Officer, 3M
Building on our long-standing leadership in environmental stewardship and commitment to customer-inspired innovation, we are focusing our Sustainability strategy on overcoming the global challenges that serve as barriers to improving every life. This means addressing challenges like energy availability and security, raw material scarcity, human health and safety, education and development, while keeping our vision for growth in mind.
The only thing we like better than a great idea is great results. When it comes to sustainability, excellence lies in the evidence. From cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 57% to using less water and releasing fewer pollutants, our sustainability efforts are paying off. Read more.