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  • 6/4/15 12:36 pm CDT

    Progress and Commitments Outlined in 2015 Sustainability Report

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today its 2015 Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s sustainability progress and new goals for the next 10 years. The report highlights 3M’s new 2025 sustainability goals focused on addressing significant global sustainability challenges involving raw materials, water, energy and climate, health and safety, as well as education and development. The goals reflect 3M’s expanding sustainability strategy bymore...
  • 5/15/15 9:00 am CDT

    3M recognized for expanding sustainable practices

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Practice Greenhealth, a leader in promoting efficiency, environmental stewardship and patient safety, has presented its 2015 “Champion for Change” Award to 3M Health Care for the company’s success in greening its operations and for helping customers improve their environmental footprint. “At 3M we apply science to solve customer needs every day, whether it is to help improve patient outcomes, reduce waste or use less energy,” saidmore...
  • 3/5/15 9:28 am CST

    ForestEthics, Greenpeace, and The Forest Trust Applaud 3M’s Commitment and Actions

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today 3M announced a new pulp and paper sourcing policy designed to ensure all the virgin wood fiber going into 3M’s paper-based products and packaging comes from sources that protect forests and respect human rights. Recognizing the risks facing forests and continuing its deep commitment to conserve natural resources, 3M’s new industry-leading policy does not allow any wood fiber to be linked to deforestation or illegalmore...
  • 3/3/15 1:45 pm CST
    (BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM): WHAT: Media teleconference on 3M’s revised pulp and paper sourcing policy designed to ensure all the virgin wood fiber going into 3M’s paper-based products and packaging comes from sources that protect forests and respect human rights. Speakers will address specifics of the policy, implementation and the impact on forests, climate, and human rights. The policy is the result of a multi-year collaboration between 3Mmore...
  • 5/27/14 10:28 am CDT

    Report Highlights Company’s Sharpened Focus on Key Sustainability Challenges

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today releases its 2014 Sustainability Report, highlighting its new Sustainability Center of Excellence, results of a global stakeholder survey and case studies on its sustainability-focused products. The report features a more user-friendly experience and interactive content, and includes an executive summary of the company’s strategy, a description of key global sustainability challenges, and an overview of progress toward the U.Nmore...
  • 4/22/14 7:50 am CDT

    Company marks Earth Day with record-setting recognition from EPA

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As environmental concerns and energy efficiency become increasingly top of mind for many people around the world, corporate social responsibility migrates from just a watchword to a strategic initiative for responsible institutions to demonstrate their commitment to these ideals. Together, the actions of consumers, academia, and industry can tremendously impact energy expenditures and conservation. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)more...
  • 11/1/13 7:08 am CDT

    Parceira do Projeto Sustentabilidade de Ponta a Ponta, empresa detalhará ações realizadas com recursos naturais

    A 3M do Brasil, empresa reconhecida pela inovação e por suas práticas em relação ao meio ambiente, participa da 3ª edição do Evento Sustentabilidade de Ponta a Ponta, idealizado pelo Walmart Brasil, que ocorre em São Paulo (SP) no dia 05/11.De forma pioneira, a 3M realiza constantemente diversas pesquisas em diferentes segmentos com o objetivo de apresentar produtos inovadores, que alinham a tecnologia ao processo produtivo, por meio de matérias primas de fontes renováveis. Com esta premissa,more...
  • 10/7/13 11:30 am CDT

    Nationwide Contest Partnering With After-School All-Stars Asks Aspiring Young Athletes to Showcase their “A” Game to Win $10,000

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grammy-award winning recording artist and actor, LL COOL J, teams up with ACE Brand from 3M Company to launch the ACE Brand “A” Game Challenge, a nationwide contest asking sports fans and aspiring young athletes to submit their “A” Game video entries showcasing unique skills and one-of-a-kind winning moments in sports. The ACE Brand “A” Game Challenge is partnering with After-School All-Stars, the number one national provider of year-round,more...
  • 9/26/13 7:05 am CDT

    Online Video Series Features Nationwide Sweepstakes Encouraging Race Fans to Share Stories for a Chance to Win Prizes

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, ACE Brand from 3M Company, in partnership with Roush Fenway Racing launch the ACE Brand Personal Pit Crew Sweepstakes, asking people nationwide, “if you could have your own personal pit crew help with a project, what would it be?” Now through Thursday, October 31, 2013, participants are encouraged to enter the sweepstakes by sharing their project ideas on ACEBrand.com/PersonalPitCrew that spotlight how they would use their very own pit crew formore...
  • 9/16/13 11:00 am CDT

    Products will carry WQA Certification symbol

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Purification is the first to achieve WQA Sustainability Certifications under the new WQA Product Sustainability standards. The products include water filtration products for the home and water appliances. 3M Purification joined a task force of other leading industry manufacturers and suppliers to assist the Water Quality Association (WQA) in developing a new suite of sustainability standards for drinking water treatment products. Following amore...