DuPont will address greenhouse gases, energy, water and waste issues.
DuPont will address greenhouse gases, energy, water and waste issues.

DuPont today updated its sustainability goals for 2020.

The new 2020 goals include updated footprint goals addressing greenhouse gases, energy, water and waste to reduce the impacts of company operations and now also include DuPont’s food security goals.

‘We are continuing on our sustainability journey at DuPont by challenging all new products in our innovation pipeline to contribute to a safer, healthier, more sustainable planet by 2020,’ said vice president, dupont safety, health and environment and chief sustainability officer, Linda J. Fisher.

As part of the DuPont Sustainable Innovation Goal, DuPont will report annually through 2020 on the quantifiable benefits in safety, health and sustainability stemming from the company’s major innovations. These may include reduced or prevented carbon emissions, quantifiable ecosystem benefits, measurable improvements in water quality or conservation, or improvements in workers’ safety conditions.

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