Inaugural report details progress to meet company’s 2030 Sustainability Goals
July 30, 2020 - DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced the release of its 2020 Sustainability Report, which is the first for DuPont de Nemours, Inc. [following its separation from DowDuPont], and covers integrated activities during the calendar year 2019.
The need to expand reliable, affordable access to clean water has been thrown into sharp focus by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Accelerated action is more urgent than ever. The question is how.
One key to the answer may be found in the global transition to renewable energy. Just 10 years ago, wind turbines and solar panels were perceived as pricey, trendy gimmicks for the well-to-do. Much has changed since then.
As the world adapts to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the importance of fresh, potable water looms larger than ever before: water to slake thirst, water to soothe fever, water to wash hands over and over and over again. And yet, hundreds of millions of people around the world already live without access to safe, clean water. The outbreak has laid bare just how vulnerable they really are.
The business case to act on global water security in the face of climate change
UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 is about partnering to achieve solutions. It recognizes that our best chance to meet the other 16 SDGs is through collaboration between governments, private sector and civil society based on shared principles and vision. Collaboration also amplifies our impact, creating value up and down supply chains, throughout complex systems, and in ways that can even come full circle.
DuPont has released its 2017 Sustainability Report, highlighting progress toward its 2020 Sustainability Goals and ongoing engagement in areas reflected in the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as food security, environmental stewardship, and diversity and inclusion.
With 46,000 employees operating in 90 countries worldwide, DuPont understands that to thrive we must not only cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace that attracts the best talent but also ensure that our people intimately understand the needs of a global customer base. Respect for People – one of our four Core Values – is the signpost that guides our efforts. We believe it translates to competitive advantage by fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce with equally diverse insight into customer needs. “Diversity and inclusion is not a ‘nice to have’ feature in an organization,” sa
When Todd Sears started his career as a Wall Street investment banker in the late ‘90s, he had to be discreet about his sexual orientation and sought another job where he could bring “his whole self to work.” In a more welcoming atmosphere, he opened a lucrative new market for his subsequent employer, catering to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender clients, a groundbreaking idea for the time.
At the heart of a circular economy is the reengineering of conventional linear production models so that value creation is decoupled from the consumption – then disposal - of finite resources. What was once considered waste becomes the feedstock for new processes. One way to drive this shift toward circularity is by designing renewable materials that can displace the use of sensitive or fossil-based resources.
Welcome to DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, where our mission is to provide customers with a competitive advantage by offering improved, higher-performing ingredients from a petroleum-free, sustainable and renewable source. Our 1,3-propanediol serves as the building block for ingredients that enhance people’s lives, protect the environment, and reduce the world’s dependence on petroleum.