H.B. Fuller Co. released its sustainability report outlining the company’s 2022 performance and progress toward achieving its environmental, social, and governance vision and targets.
By 2025, H.B. Fuller expects to reduce energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20% and waste and water by 10% compared to the base year of 2014. At the end of 2022, the company reported steady progress toward its four primary targets. It is ahead of schedule in water withdrawal, waste metric targets, and is close to reaching its GHG goal.
“In 2022, our company was recognized by several leading organizations for our commitment to operating responsibly across our extensive global network of manufacturing locations,” said H.B. Fuller President and CEO Celeste Mastin. “Our reach goes far beyond our own operations. In fact, over 50% of our new product pipeline is focused on solutions that allow customers to drive positive change by enabling sustainability in their products.”
This year’s sustainability report highlighted H.B. Fuller’s strong performance, positioning the company to meet its 2025 sustainability goals. It published Scope 3 GHG emissions for the first time and advanced life cycle assessments related to product footprint and climate change.
H.B. Fuller implemented a new digital platform across more than 100 sites around the world for collection, analysis, and reporting of sustainability data in real-time while launching numerous technologies enabling sustainable customer innovations across a wide range of end markets, including electric vehicles, woodworking, technical textile, packaging, hygiene, and energy-efficient buildings.
H.B. Fuller continues to reference the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and align its disclosures to the industry-leading Global Reporting Initiative standards, and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.
To learn more about the 2022 Sustainability Report, click here.
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