Deere & Co. commits to sustainability goals - Smart Energy Decisions

Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions, Industrial  -  June 7, 2018

Deere & Co. commits to sustainability goals

As part of its commitment to sustainable energy use, Deere & Company intends to reduce GHG emissions by 15% through 50% renewable electricity supply and excellence in energy efficiency. This is one of a series of sustainability goals announced by the company to be achieved by the end of fiscal year 2022.

 "The 2022 Sustainability Goals address John Deere's commitment to an ever-changing world and the need to protect its most valuable resources – both natural and human," said Samuel R. Allen, chairman and chief executive officer, in a statement. "The goals will spur improvements in performance and innovation."

Among other goals announced are a commitment to sustainable products, comprising a reduction in environmental impact, including CO2e emissions, on 90% of new products; an increase in the use of sustainable materials by growing remanufactured and rebuild sales by 30%; and an increase in recyclable, renewable, and recycled content.

"The sustainability goals will help drive manufacturing and supply excellence, focus on environmental stewardship, and further enhance John Deere as a great place to work," said Allen.

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