3M Joins Water Resilience Coalition

3M has announced it is joining the Water Resilience Coalition (WRC), taking one more step forward in the company’s ongoing commitment to help the nearly two billion people worldwide living in water-stressed and water-scarce communities. “3M is proactively applying our science and innovation to improve the water supply used in our operations and the communities we serve,” said Mike Roman, 3M CEO. “We are committed to sharing our expertise on global water solutions, and our participation in the WRC will expand and amplify our efforts.” By joining the WRC leadership…

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3M commits to achieving carbon neutrality, reducing water use, and improving water quality

3M has announced it expects to invest approximately $1 billion over the next 20 years to accelerate new environmental goals: achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, reduce water use by 25% at its facilities, and return higher quality water to the environment after use in manufacturing operations.  “As we grow 3M, we will lead in environmental stewardship, social equity and justice, and corporate governance,” said 3M chairman and CEO Mike Roman. “We are taking action now to bend the curve on carbon emissions and water use, and improve water quality. Our…

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New 3M Goals for Carbon Neutrality, Reduced Water Use, and Improved Water Quality Draw Industry Attention

3M has announced its plans to invest approximately $1 billion over the next 20 years to accelerate new environmental goals: achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, reduce water use by 25% at its facilities, and return higher quality water to the environment after use in manufacturing operations. “As we grow 3M, we will lead in environmental stewardship, social equity and justice, and corporate governance,” said 3M chairman and CEO Mike Roman. “We are taking action now to bend the curve on carbon emissions and water use, and improve water quality. Our…

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3M amplifies sustainable business action through United Nations Global Compact sponsorship

In September 2020, 3M became a Patron Sponsor of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) SDG Ambition. The SDG Ambition is a UNGC Global Impact Initiative aimed at helping companies integrate the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into core business objectives, and thereby advance sustainable impact and global progress against the goals. As a next step in this sponsorship, 3M, in collaboration with the UNGC, SAP and Accenture, is pleased to announce the launch of the SDG Ambition Accelerator Program. The Accelerator is a facilitated learning course that challenges and supports participating companies in setting ambitious corporate sustainability goals and accelerating the integration of the SDGs into core business management. “3M is pleased to partner…

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3M and Discovery Education Recognize 27 State Merit Winners in the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge

3M and Discovery Education havr announced the 27 State Merit Winners in the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge. As the nation’s premier middle school science competition, these young scientists submitted outstanding projects utilizing the power of STEM to improve the world. The 3M Young Scientist Challenge asks students in grades 5-8 to identify an everyday problem they’re passionate about and submit a one- to two-minute video communicating the science behind their solution to solve the problem. An esteemed group of judges, including 3M scientists and leaders in education from across…

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