Sustainability

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Through our commitment to operate responsibly, conserve resources and develop innovative performance materials, we will be relentless in our pursuit of solutions to the sustainability challenges of our customers, our communities and our world.

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Task Force for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
We expanded our sustainability efforts to include an assessment according to TCFD guidelines to further evaluate climate risks and opportunities and increase transparency regarding actions over the medium and long-term.
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Cabot Corporation has been named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2022 by Newsweek. This is the third consecutive year that Cabot has made this prestigious list which was established in 2020 and names the top 500 most responsible companies in the U.S. spanning 14 industries.

Newsweek Names Cabot Corporation One of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2022

Cabot Corporation has been named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2022 by Newsweek. This is the third consecutive year that Cabot has made this prestigious list which was established in 2020 and names the top 500 most responsible companies in the U.S. spanning 14 industries.

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To further our commitment to sustainability, we announced our ambition to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 consistent with the Paris Climate Agreement and will be working to align our interim greenhouse gas emissions reduction actions with the Science Based Targets initiative. 

Our Net zero ambition

To further our commitment to sustainability, we announced our ambition to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 consistent with the Paris Climate Agreement and will be working to align our interim greenhouse gas emissions reduction actions with the Science Based Targets initiative. 

By working together and making a commitment to leadership in sustainability, we know that we will continue to deliver solutions that make a difference today and well into the future.

Introducing our 2025 Sustainability Goals

By working together and making a commitment to leadership in sustainability, we know that we will continue to deliver solutions that make a difference today and well into the future.

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Caring for our People and Communities

We support our employees and communities with our focus on:

Acting Responsibly for the Planet

We demonstrate our responsibility to  minimize the impact we have on the planet with our focus on:

Building a Better Future Together

We engage partners throughout our value chain to achieve greater sustainability with our focus on:

Our 2025 Sustainability Goals

Caring for our People and Communities

100% of locations engaged in our communities Progress Chart_Community Engagement
Contribute $10M to help our communities thrive Donations
Increase diverse representation Diversity Illustration
Foster inclusion and support development Development and Inclusion
Reduce injuries and significant process safety events by 50% Safety Rates
Acting Responsibly for the Planet

Reduce greenhouse gas emissions intensity by 20% Greenhouse Gas
Reduce sulfur dioxide emissions intensity by 40% SO2 goal
Reduce nitrogen oxides emissions intensity by 50% NOx
Export 200% of the amount of energy imported Energy Production Ratio
Reduce energy intensity by 10% Energy Intensity
Reduce the waste disposal from operations by 20% and ultimately eliminate manufacturing waste Waste Diversion
Reduce water withdrawal intensity by 20% Water Withdrawal
100% of facilities certified with an environmental management system Environmental Management System
Building a Better Future Together

Invest $1B in capital and technology Cap and Technology
100% of our new products and processes will have a sustainability benefit product sustainability 100
Assess sustainability impacts of our top product applications Product Sustainability
Engage our key suppliers on sustainability Supplier Audits

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