Here’s Why DuPont Performance Building Solutions and Corian® Design is Betting on Sustainability

DuPont Performance Building Solutions and Corian® Design Sustainability Director Shawn Hunter shares why sustainability is important to the business and how they’re activating their sustainability DNA.

At a recent internal meeting I was asked an important question: Are you betting big on sustainability? Short answer – yes!

Our sustainability strategy is this: We will partner with our customers and the industry to deliver innovative construction solutions that drive total carbon of buildings to zero, increase circularity of materials, and utilize safer chemistries, to realize our shared vision of sustainability within the built environment.

Here’s why we’re betting on sustainability:

DuPont Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index

Designated as a “Best Place to Work” for LGBTQ+ workplace equality
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WILMINGTON, Del., February 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ – DuPont (NYSE:DD) today announced it has been named a 2022 "Best Place to Work” for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and received a score of 100% on the HRC’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality.

DuPont Named to Bloomberg's Gender-Equality Index for Fifth Consecutive Year

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WILMINGTON, Del., February 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ – DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced it has been named to the 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the fifth consecutive year, recognizing the company’s continued commitment to policies and practices that advance gender inclusion and parity in the workplace.

DuPont and Water.org Partner to Increase Global Access to Safe Water

Collaborating on Sustainable Water Solutions for People Living in Poverty
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WILMINGTON, Del., December 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - DuPont (NYSE:DD) and Water.org have partnered to increase global access to safe water, with a focus on communities most vulnerable to the consequences of water scarcity. The partnership combines DuPont’s technical leadership in water filtration and purification solutions with Water.org’s expertise in pioneering market-driven financial solutions to the global water crisis.

The organizations intend to collaborate on ways to innovate and deploy climate-resilient, sustainable water solutions that can scale to people living in poverty.

DuPont™ Delrin® Renewable Attributed Named Winner of 2021 R&D 100 Award

DuPont™ Delrin® Renewable Attributed RA511CPE demonstrates breakthrough technology for sustainability
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WILMINGTON, Del., December 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - DuPont (NYSE:DD) Mobility & Materials is proud to announce that it has been named a 2021 R&D 100 Award winner in the Mechanical/Materials category. The R&D 100 Awards have been recognized as the most prestigious innovation awards program for the past 58 years, annually recognizing 100 winning products and technologies that will change industries and improve lives for years to come.

GREAT STUFF™ Launches New Report Addressing Homelessness

New Study Reveals Millennials Are Twice as Likely to Experience Homelessness than Previous Generations

DuPont’s GREAT STUFF™ recently launched its first The Homeless Experience in America Report, establishing the Brand's commitment for greater visibility and humanity for those experiencing homelessness in communities across America. The study demonstrates a growing generational crisis and explores the dimensions, drivers, and misperceptions of being defined as homeless.

DuPont Interconnect Solutions Achieves 95 Percent Renewable Electricity Milestone

One greener step toward Zero By 2030 commitment
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WILMINGTON, Del., December 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - DuPont (NYSE: DD) Interconnect Solutions (ICS) — a part of the Electronics & Industrial (E&I) business segment — has set a business ambition of Zero by 2030, with the goal of reaching carbon neutral operations for the global ICS business segment by 2030. Today DuPont announced that as of September 1, 2021 the ICS business achieved the milestone of 95 percent of global operations now powered with renewable electricity.

Clean Water: A Key to Unlocking Numerous Goals for Sustainable Development

By Alexa Dembek, Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer, DuPont

New Water Optimization Index offers optimism and actions for cities worldwide to make headway on SDG goals

My Takeaway from COP26 - And What It Means for the Building Industry

DuPont Performance Building Solutions Research Engineer Michal (Elle) Porter shares her learnings from COP26 and what she believes this means for the building industry.

I’ve tuned in to COP26 over the past week and a half and my main takeaway is this: we are out of time. Real and drastic action is needed, and it’s needed now.  

Introducing the City Water Optimisation Index from Economist Impact and DuPont

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In order to safeguard the reliability, accessibility, and sustainability of urban water resources in the face of ageing infrastructure, increasing populations, climate change, and other water challenges, cities need to think of water optimisation as a circular process rather than a linear relationship.

The 2021 City Water Optimisation Index, developed by Economist Impact and supported by DuPont Water Solutions, investigates how 51 cities around the world are ensuring that all end-users have access to safe, affordable and reliable water, both now and in the future.


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