Sustainable Development for Caterpillar means leveraging technology and innovation to increase efficiency and productivity with less impact on the environment and helping our customers do the same – enabling their businesses to become more productive by providing products, services and solutions that use resources more efficiently. Of course, it starts with our own operations, with our customers in mind.


Caterpillar plays an active role in many sustainability-focused initiatives and partners with like-minded organizations throughout the world to embrace the challenges and engage in the pursuit of bold business goals.

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Awards & Recognitions

Caterpillar’s sustainability efforts span the enterprise and the globe. The company consistently recognizes and has been recognized for efforts to promote sustainability in our industry and within our company.

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Environment, Health & Safety

At Caterpillar, sustainability begins within our own operations. We have established high performance standards for environment, health and safety at our facilities that extend beyond compliance with laws and regulations.

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Sustainable Development (video)

More on Sustainability at Caterpillar from Doug Oberhelman.

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Powering the Future Sustainably (video)

In 2013, Caterpillar began a transformational journey with respect to sustainability.

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Caterpillar's Approach to Sustainability

Sustainability is part of who we are and what we do every single day. We recognize progress involves a balance of environmental stewardship, social responsibility and economic growth.

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