Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions, Industrial - July 24, 2023
H.B. Fuller to Lower GHG Intensity by 20%
H.B. Fuller Company, a global adhesives provider, plans to lower energy and GHG emissions intensity by 20% and waste and water intensity by 10% by 2025 compared to the base year of 2014.
At the end of 2022, the company reported steady progress toward its four primary targets, is ahead of schedule in delivering its water withdrawal and waste metric targets, and is close to reaching its GHG goal.
H.B. Fuller also published its Scope 3 GHG emissions for the first time and advanced Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) related to product footprint and climate change, implemented a new digital platform across more than 100 sites globally for collection, analysis, and reporting of sustainability data in real-time and began numerous technologies enabling sustainable customer innovations across a wide range of end markets, including electric vehicles, woodworking, technical textile, packaging, hygiene, and energy-efficient buildings.
Details were provided in the company’s Sustainability Report.
“In 2022, our company was recognized by several leading organizations for our commitment to operating responsibly across our extensive global network of manufacturing locations,” said H.B. Fuller President and CEO Celeste Mastin in a statement. “Our reach goes far beyond our own operations. In fact, over 50% of our new product pipeline is focused on solutions that allow customers to drive positive change by enabling sustainability in their products.”