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YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1902
REVENUE: $2.3 billion (2013: $2.3 billion)
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Inge G. Thulin, chairman, CEO and president; H.C. Shin, executive VP, international operations; Michael F. Roman executive VP industrial business group; Frederick Palensky, executive VP research and development and CTO; Frank Little, executive VP safety and graphics business group, Michael Kelly, executive vice president electronics and business group.
3M recently published its 2015 Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s sustainability progress and new goals for the next 10 years.
The report highlights 3M’s new 2025 sustainability goals focused on addressing significant global sustainability challenges involving raw materials, water, energy and climate, health and safety, as well as education and development. The goals reflect 3M’s expanding sustainability strategy by placing a greater focus on supporting the environmental goals of its customers and the communities in which it operates.
“Our 2025 goals reflect 3M’s commitment to improving our business, our planet and every life,” said Gayle Schueller, 3M vice president, Global Sustainability. “We believe we can make even more progress toward reducing these global barriers as we continue to collaborate with our customers, our communities and others.”
In addition to introducing the new 2025 goals, the report highlights 3M’s progress toward achieving its 2015 sustainability goals. This year’s report, available at 3M.com/SustainabilityReport, features interactive content and is available on multiple platforms. 3M has published a sustainability report in alignment with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework since 2002.
2015 Sustainability Report Highlights:
• Ethisphere Institute names 3M as a “World’s Most Ethical Company” for a second consecutive year.
• Selected as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the 15th consecutive year.
• Donated more than $80 million in cash and products in 2014.