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In addition to their commitment to environmental compliance, IERG’s members are leaders among the Illinois business community in their sustainability efforts.  Sustainability is good for the planet, but it’s also good business!

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3M has a long-standing commitment to sustainability and it is a core value of our company. Our consistent industry leadership is evident in the establishment of our ground-breaking Pollution Prevention Pays program in 1975, which continues to thrive, as well as more recent initiatives, including our shift to renewable energy sources, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing circular solutions and growing our skills-based volunteering programs. Together with our employees, customers, partners, governments and communities, 3M is committed to a science-based, collaborative approach to solving shared global challenges and improving lives.

Where to Begin & Overview | 3M Sustainability

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At ADM, we know that the health of our natural resources is critical to our future, and that our commitments to sustainable practices will result in a stronger ADM and a better world. We are proud to be the go-to sustainable sourcing partner for our customers, and more widely, we are committed to driving change through good practices, progressive solutions and mindful actions that make a positive impact.

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We run so life can leap forward.

While this expression of John Deere’s higher purpose is new, its meaning is derived from what we’ve believed since our very beginning: We must act with urgency today to make the lives of our customers, workforce, and all those we serve better tomorrow.

We’re directing the power of our enterprise to deliver intelligent, connected machines and applications that will revolutionize our customers’ businesses, unlocking economic value across the full lifecycle of our products in ways that are sustainable for all.  We’re guided by three enablers essential to unlocking greater and more sustainable value for our customers.

  1. We’ll focus our work on understanding every step of our customers’ production systems – each input, activity, and output.
  2. We’ll deliver an accessible technology stack, including machinery, hardware, software, connectivity, data platforms, and applications, to improve customer productivity, efficiency, and profitability across their production systems.
  3. We’ll provide our customers with lifecycle solutions in the form of parts, upgrades, and support that not only main the value of their investment, but also enhance value throughout their full experience with us.

To learn more find our sustainability report at: www.deere.com/sustainabilityreport

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Sustainability Commitment

At Cabot, we have made a sustainability 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. Cabot has committed to three key areas for advancing sustainability by 2025 throughout the company. These Pillars of our Sustainability Journey are based on the following areas:

  • Caring for Our People and Communities by focusing on Occupational Health & Safety, Retention, Diversity & Development, and Community Engagement
  • Acting Responsibly for the Plant by minimizing impact on Energy, Emissions, Waste and Spills, Water, and maintaining a high level of environmental compliance
  • Building a Better Future Together by engaging our partners throughout our value chain to achieve greater sustainability with focus on economic value generated and distributed, and product/supplier sustainability.

Cabot Corporation received the Platinum Rating from EcoVadis in recognition for Cabot’s global sustainability initiatives in 2020 and 2021. The platinum rating, which was established in 2020, confirms that Cabot is ranked among the top 1% of companies in its peer group in the manufacturing of Basic Chemicals. Cabot was also named American’s Most Responsible Companies 2020 and 2021 (ranked #110) by Newsweek magazine, and ranked higher than Dupont, PPG, PolyOne, Dow, and Eastman. In addition, Cabot has been ranked by CR Magazine as one of their 100 Best Corporate Citizens. Since 2015, we have been a proud signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and remain committed to making progress with respect to the 10 principles within the categories of environment, labor, human rights and anti-corruption.

Please explore our sustainability journey at: https://www.cabotcorp.com/responsibility

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Vistra is committed to being an industry leader in the effort to address climate change, while transitioning our fleet to no-to-low carbon sources. But sustainability is about more than that. Caring about our stakeholders leads to higher customer satisfaction, more community involvement and support, and committed employees and suppliers, which in turn, leads to a more sustainable company.

Sustainability Report

https://www.vistracorp.com/sustainability/

Sustainability Projects

Coal to Solar Legislation https://renewillinoispower.com/

Fact Sheet https://renewillinoispower.com/fact-sheet/

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S&C Electric Company

Corporate Responsibility Report 2020

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Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Climate Risk Report
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Report
  • EEI-AGA ESG/Sustainability Report
  • Report on Responsible Management of Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR)
  • Carbon Disclosure Project
  • Water Resiliency Report
  • Ameren Missouri Integrated Resource Plan
  • Saint Louis Green Business Challenge

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Sustainability: Stewardship from farm to table Global focus

  • Act – safely deliver harvests to global markets
  • Conserve – creating 21st-century value chains and advancing environmental performance
  • Engage – prioritize the safety of its global workforce above profit and production, support diversity, local communities, stakeholder interactions

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Caterpillar’s enterprise strategy focuses on solutions to help our customers build a better world and enables us to deliver long-term profitable growth for our employees and shareholders. The enterprise strategy also helps further our sustainability journey, providing new opportunities for customers, employees and communities. Read more in our Sustainability Report and feature stories of sustainability in action at Caterpillar.

https://www.caterpillar.com/en/company/sustainability.html

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  • Marathon Petroleum Company has received U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award in 2018 and 2019, and U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained excellence in 2020 and 2021.

    o The Robinson Refinery is an Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR facility.

    o In 2021, MPC Robinson refinery received its fourth consecutive and seventh overall certification.

    • Marathon Petroleum Company has established a companywide GHG intensity goal for 2030.

    • The company oversees 1,300 acres of certified wildlife habitat.

    o The Robinson Refinery maintains 168 acres of certified wildlife habitats near the refinery

  • https://www.marathonpetroleum.com/Sustainability/

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At Prairie State, our approach to protecting the environment is guided by long-term planning and a commitment to sustainability. We are constantly seeking ways to reduce our overall carbon footprint, while implementing sustainable business practices. Prairie State launched a campus-wide sustainability program in 2015 and has continued to grow this program year over year. Along with our emissions control technologies, these sustainable practices enable Prairie State to harness a reliable and efficient source of cleaner coal power.

Learn more at:  https://prairiestateenergycampus.com/environment/sustainability/

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