The report, which tracks its content to the Global Reporting Initiative, covers all JohnsonDiversey business units in its three operating regions: The Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and Asia-Pacific
, the release stated.
Significant milestones accomplished during the past year include: Acceptance into the World Wildlife Fund’s Climate Savers Program; a partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to formulate cleaners and detergents that protect aquatic life; expansion of the company’s Global Children’s Initiative; and environmental performance improvement against five key measures, including a 31 percent per metric ton reduction in carbon oxygen demand (COD) and a 23 percent per metric ton reduction in energy usage
, the release noted.
JohnsonDiversey President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ed Lonergan said: "Sustainability is being embedded into all aspects of our business as we seek to focus every employee on creating a cleaner, healthier future in communities around the world. This report highlights the progress we’ve made and reinforces our commitment to sustainability in our operations and in our customers’ facilities."
Additional highlights of the report include the adoption of water-saving technologies in several manufacturing facilities and the installation of energy-efficient lighting, heating and steam and compressed-air systems, the release added.