Starting at COP26, new partnership will advance the Paris Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals
ST. PAUL, Minn., November 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 3M (NYSE: MMM) will highlight the unique challenges and opportunities manufacturers face in combatting climate change in a candid conversation with global peers at the Conference of the Parties (COP26) on Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 2:00-3:30pm GMT. The event will take place within the United Nations Climate Change (UNFCCC) pavilion as part of its new strategic partnership with 3M.
Collective action will build on company’s work to improve the environment, reduce water use, and improve water quality
ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 3M (NYSE:MMM) announced it is joining the Water Resilience Coalition (WRC) today, taking one more step forward in the company’s ongoing commitment to help the nearly two billion people worldwide living in water-stressed and water-scarce communities.
ST. PAUL, Minn., July 27, 2021 /3BLMedia/ -- 3M (NYSE: MMM) is expanding its ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship by investing in TPG Rise Climate, a multi-billion dollar climate impact investing fund that deploys mission-driven capital at scale.
World Mask Week (July 12-18) is a global movement to encourage continued masking-wearing to reach the end of the COVID-19 pandemic
SEATTLE, July 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Pandemic Action Network, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), the African Union, 3M and over 50 global, regional, and local partner organizations announced today the launch of World Mask Week 2021 (July 12-18) — a global campaign underlining a universal truth: masking in public, in combination with handwashing and physical distancing, is still one of the best ways we can protect ourselves and others against COVID-19, especially our most vulnerable community members as countries race to vaccinate their populations.
ST. PAUL, Minn., June 3, 2021 /3BL Media/-- 3M and Pandemic Action Network will collaborate on programs to help stem the spread of COVID-19 and also announced a commitment to work together to help prepare for future pandemics.
Each year, 3M’s State of Science Index (SOSI) provides an overview of challenges that society is counting on science to help solve. The top priority identified by the 2021 survey, apart from the pandemic, is climate change. There’s a growing sense of urgency for improving the health of our planet and its people, with a significant majority (89%) believing better solutions to mitigate climate change need to be put in place immediately.
3M’s annual State of Science Index shows as confidence in science grows, 89% of people agree science brings hope and makes the future brighter
From manufacturing personal protective equipment to developing vaccines to the overall response to COVID-19, science is heightening the world’s expectations for what is possible, according to the 2021 3M State of Science Index.
On Earth Day, 3M announces goal to reduce dependence on new plastic
ST. PAUL, Minn, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – On Earth Day, 3M is committing to reduce its use of new plastic made from petroleum. By 2025, 3M aims to achieve a new sustainability goal: reduce dependence on virgin fossil-based plastic by 125 million pounds.
During National Volunteer Week, we celebrate 3Mers who get involved to make a difference in their communities. 3Mers like Caroline Ylitalo, a division scientist in the Personal Safety Division who volunteers as a mentor for the next generation of scientists and engineers.