Video: 3M's sustainability value commitment

Sustainability built into what we make

3M is committed to Sustainability and improving every life

  • At 3M, we have set an ambitious, long-term strategy for Sustainability. Our intent is to use our passion and science-approach to tackle challenges where we can make the biggest impact. Challenges that are critical to the Sustainability of our planet, and the people living in it.


Our Strategy

Our strategy focuses 3M’s efforts in three priority areas where we can make the greatest impact. Learn more about how 3M is making progress towards our 2025 Goals in these priority areas here.

  • 3M sustainability: science for circular
    Science for Circular

    Design solutions that do more with less material, advancing a global circular economy.

  • 3M sustainability: science for climate
    Science for Climate

    Innovate to decarbonize industry, accelerate global climate solutions and improve our environmental footprint.

  • 3M sustainability: science for community
    Science for Community

    Create a more positive world through science, and inspire people to join us.


Increasing our Commitments

As a company rooted in scientific exploration, and the belief that every problem has a solution, we are applying our technological expertise to help solve some of the world's biggest challenges: raw materials, water, energy and climate, health and safety, and education and development.

  • Policies & Past Sustainability Reports

    Want to learn more about 3M’s Sustainability track record, and applicable policies, positions, and standards? All the resources you need are right here.