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Long before the concept of sustainability came to the forefront of corporate consciousness, 3M served as a leader for reducing its impact on the environment while conserving resources through its breakthrough Pollution Prevention Pays program. What began as a pioneering concept more than 30 years ago continues today, because sustainability is integral to 3M’s values. 

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Sep 2018

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 2018 have been released, with many of our SB Corporate Members retaining their spots as global sustainability leaders. Created in 1999, the Dow jones...

News & Views
Jul 2018

What if buildings could break down pollution and act like forests? What if they could make occupants healthier?

Questions such as these have been on the minds of material developers and builders for quite some time, and...

News & Views
Jul 2018

Circulate Capital, a new impact-focused investment management company, launched today in partnership with Closed Loop Partners, a...

Press Piece
Jun 2018

At 3M, we use science every day to improve lives and help solve society’s toughest challenges. We like to imagine a world where all communities are safe, healthy and thriving—where increased energy efficiency, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and access to clean air and water enhance human health at home and at work. Still, nearly four in ten...

Press Piece
May 2018
Darren Beck has been promoted to VP of the SB Corporate Member Network.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2018 - Sustainable Brands® recently announced that Darren Beck has been promoted to Vice President of the SB Corporate Member Network. Beck joined the company’s leadership team as Senior Director of Corporate Membership 18 months ago to further develop and enhance the...

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May 2018

Building on its decades-long record of sustainability leadership, 3M announced today that it has formed the Sustainability and Product Stewardship Organization. The organization will be led by Dr. Gayle Schueller, vice president and chief sustainability officer, 3M Research...

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May 2018

Bloomberg and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges announced that 3M is one of 11 founding partners of the New Economy Forum that will be held Nov. 6-8, 2018 in Beijing, China.

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News & Views
Apr 2018

A team of students from North Dakota State University took the top prize last week at 3M’s Disruptive Design Challenge in St. Paul, Minnesota.

The Disruptive Design Challenge was developed to expose and...

News & Views
Mar 2018

Corporate action to tackle the mounting problem of ocean plastics is on the rise with new commitments and cross-industry initiatives cropping up regularly. Kimberly-Clark, ...

Press Piece
Jan 2018

Fortune has named 12 Sustainable Brands Members to its 2018 list of Worlds Most Admired Companies.

The list ranks companies based on their reputation among business leaders, and is gathered through surveys with executives across more than 50 industries....

News & Views
Dec 2017

JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the...

Press Piece
Oct 2017

As the global population continues to grow and put unprecedented strains on resources, infrastructure and the environment, it has never been more important for businesses to collaborate on finding solutions to the sustainability challenges facing the world. On October 11, 3M Canada is bringing together some of the leading thinkers on...

News & Views
Oct 2017

With 8 million tonnes of plastic entering the ocean each year, we urgently need to change the way we make and use plastics, so that they don’t become waste in the first place. A host of announcements from major CPG companies and NGOs today from the Our Ocean 2017 conference...

News & Views
Jun 2017

Supplier collaboration and sustainability can drive innovation and growth in top supply chains, but only 43 percent of suppliers feel fully empowered to collaborate with their partners, says new research from ...

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