Prominent manufacturers lead the way on sustainability

January 17, 2022 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

Honeywell, an American conglomerate specializing in various industries, including manufacturing. It has recently committed to reaching carbon neutrality by 2035 and plans on achieving this goal through investments in energy-saving projects, a transition to renewable power sources and other similar initiatives.

The U.S.-based company’s sustainability goals have been at the forefront of its operations since 2004, and since 2010, it has taken on over 5,700 sustainable projects and saved $100 million per year.

Another notable company is Henkel, is a leader in the household and personal care manufacturing market. It has a comprehensive sustainability strategy that’s been the focus of its operations for 140 years. The company believes eco-friendliness and business success go hand in hand.

Henkel releases its sustainability report annually, showing goals it’s reached or is striving to. The organization ranked among the “2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World,” a notable achievement that only a few organizations receive.

Then there is Ørsted, a multinational power company located in Denmark, which has made noteworthy progress in achieving its sustainability goals. The world’s most sustainable company for three years running, Ørsted says it is committed to fighting climate change, transitioning to renewable energy and decarbonizing the global supply chain. Ørsted has earned 62.2% of its revenue from renewable energy, reduced carbon emissions by 47% and spent millions of dollars in green investments.

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