CINCINNATI — Proctor & Gamble recently announced a series of updated corporate sustainability goals it hopes to achieve by 2012 , according to the Dayton Business Journal.
The company hopes to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, energy consumption, water usage and disposed waste by 20 percent, the story stated.
Proctor & Gamble CEO A.G. Lafley said: "P&G’s commitment to sustainability is strategic. It is how our company conducts business. By increasing sustainability goals, we demonstrate our ongoing commitment to innovate continuously to improve results."
Another of Proctor & Gamble''s goals is to increase the number of children benefiting from their Safe Drinking Water Program to 300 million, up from their original 2007 goal of 250 million, the story noted.
Proctor & Gamble also hopes to develop and market at least $50 billion in innovative and sustainable products and increase their use of rail transportation from 10 percent to 30 percent by 2015, the story added.
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