COLUMBUS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2016--
Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) today released its 2015-2016 Sustainability
Progress Report, detailing the company’s performance in areas ranging
from its environmental practices to its Corporate Responsibility
Cummins, for example, exceeded its 2020 goal for reducing water use
intensity five years early and met the company’s 2015 goal for energy /
greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, according to the report. Cummins also
made significant progress on its goal of working with customers to
reduce the carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by company products in use,
nearly reaching the half-way point to its 2020 goal.
In Corporate Responsibility, the company reported that 80 percent of its
employees and contractors participated in some kind of community
engagement activity in 2015. Cummins’ Environmental Challenge
competition removed a record 36,810 metric tons of GHGs.
“If we do our job right, our company can help build stronger
communities, extend economic opportunity to more people and help address
the environmental challenges facing the world today,” said Chairman and
CEO Tom Linebarger in his introductory letter to the report.
While the report includes statistics on everything from the makeup of
company’s waste stream to how much Cummins spends with diverse
suppliers, it also contains numerous examples of company employees
living Cummins’ values.
Teams in India and the U.K. are profiled for their work with customers
to reduce CO2 from company products in use. Cummins teams in Brazil,
India and Minnesota (U.S.A.) are featured for their winning projects in
the company’s Environmental Challenge. A Cummins employee is highlighted
for helping turn a former Superfund waste site into an outdoor classroom
where students today learn about science, technology, engineering and
There are two ways to access the report:
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary
business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel
and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel
systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and
electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana,
(USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 55,000 people worldwide
and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories
through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent
distributor locations and approximately 7,200 dealer locations. Cummins
earned $1.4 billion on sales of $19.1 billion in 2015. Press releases
can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com.
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Source: Cummins Inc.
Jon Mills, 317-658-4540