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DuPont 2015 Footprint Goals

DuPont 2015 Footprint Goals

Track our latest progress in meeting goals to reduce our operational footprint, including energy and water consumption. This includes increasing our production volumes by nearly 40 percent while reducing water, energy and air emissions.

Awards and Recognition

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

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

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

Let’s stay out of the landfill

Let’s stay out of the landfill

Learn how a DuPont team decided to stay out of the landfill in order to achieve zero landfill for several product lines within the DuPont Building Innovations business.

Revolutionary enzymes

Revolutionary enzymes

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.

Water Consumption

Water Consumption

DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Report on Water Consumption

U.S. Toxic Release Inventory Waste & Emissions

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

Total Recordable Injuries and Illnesses

DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Report on Total Recordable Injuries and Illnesses

Significant Environmental, Process and Transportation Incidents

Significant Environmental, Process and Transportation Incidents

DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Significant Environmental, Process and Transportation Incidents

Global Hazardous Waste

Global Hazardous Waste

DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Report on Global Hazardous Waste

Global Carcinogenic Air Emissions

Global Carcinogenic Air Emissions

DuPont SHE – Safety, Health and Environment: Report on Global Carcinogenic Air Emissions

A Story of Innovation: Collaboration for Cellulosic Ethanol

A Story of Innovation: Collaboration for Cellulosic Ethanol

Get the inside story about one of the DuPont innovators around the world who collaborates to develop sustainability standards for biomass and bioenergy products, including cellulosic ethanol.

Global SHE Performance

Global SHE Performance

View Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) report data including greenhouse gases emissions, energy consumption, and safety incidents.

Initiatives & Partnerships

Initiatives & Partnerships

Learn how we partner with others and commit to voluntary initiatives to help make the world a better place. We collaborate with organizations around the world, and our advisory committees and scientific panels help guide us.

Electronics & Communications

Electronics & Communications

Learn about our sustainable market solutions for electronics and communications including photovoltaics, electronics, flat panel displays and the advanced printing market. For photovoltaics, Solamet® metallization paste help increase solar module efficiency and lower the total system cost of power.

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