COLUMBUS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2017--
Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) released the company’s 2016
Sustainability Progress Report, its 14th annual
“I truly believe that a company is only sustainable when it achieves
economic success while acting as social and environmental stewards,”
Cummins Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger says in the introduction of the
report. “It’s a goal I hope you’ll see reflected in the pages of this
It was another impressive year in Cummins’ sustainability journey. Here
are just a few of the company’s accomplishments in 2016:
A 13 million gallon reduction in absolute water use compared to 2015
and a 42 percent drop in water use intensity adjusted by labor hours
compared to the company’s baseline year of 2010.
The company increased its goal to a 50 percent drop in water use
intensity by 2020.
An 80 percent participation rate for a second year in a row in the
Every Employee Every Community program to build stronger communities.
A 20 percent increase in health and safety training hours and a 26
percent improvement in Restricted Work Day cases.
A third consecutive year of greater than $1 billion in spending with
This 2016 report (https://cummins.com/company/global-impact/sustainability)
is consistent with the company’s broad approach to sustainability,
incorporating the environment, corporate responsibility, safety,
diversity and inclusion, financial performance, innovation and more.
But the report is less than half the size of the 2015 report as the
company drives more content about its employees’ sustainability efforts
to Cummins’ Corporate Blog, The Block (http://social.cummins.com/).
About Cummins Inc.
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 55,400 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 7,400 dealer locations. Cummins
earned $1.39 billion on sales of $17.5 billion in 2016. Press releases
can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com.
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Source: Cummins Inc.
Jon Mills – Director, External Communications