Our Sustainability Approach
Sustainability is at the core of what we do - from reducing our operational footprint and creating market-facing sustainable solutions, to addressing the global challenges of the future.
As the global population continues to grow, we face unprecedented challenges in sustainably addressing some of the world's toughest problems. Feeding the world, decreasing our dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting people and the environment are all critical issues that require long-term thinking and science-driven innovation. However, we recognize that we can't do this alone. Around the world, we are working with academia, governments, other companies and non-governmental organizations to deliver scientific innovations that lead to long-term, viable, sustainable solutions along our value chains.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
- DuPont 2015 Footprint Goals
Awards and Recognition
At DuPont we are proud of our sustained achievements as a company, and of recognition we have received for sustainability performance and disclosure.
Business needs sustainable raw materials
DuPont Performance Polymers (DPP) consumes thousands of raw materials to make engineering resins for injection molding. View how a DuPont team in DPP learned how a business cannot be sustainable if the raw materials are not.
Changing how we fuel the world
A DuPont team collaborated across multiple sites, functions and organizational structures to develop and scale up a novel, integrated technology package to produce ethanol from agricultural wastes such as corn stover and energy crops such as switchgrass. Learn how the cellulosic ethanol team is changing how we fuel the world
Producing textiles is energy- and material-intensive, and utilizes large volumes of water. Learn how a DuPont team opened a new market with revolutionary enzymes.
DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Report on Water Consumption
U.S. Toxic Release Inventory Waste & Emissions
DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Report on U.S. Toxic Release Inventory Waste & Emissions
Total Recordable Injuries and Illnesses
DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Report on Total Recordable Injuries and Illnesses
Significant Environmental, Process and Transportation Incidents
DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Significant Environmental, Process and Transportation Incidents
Global Hazardous Waste
DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Report on Global Hazardous Waste
Global Carcinogenic Air Emissions
DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Report on Global Carcinogenic Air Emissions
- A Story of Innovation: Collaboration for Cellulosic Ethanol