2030 Sustainability Goals


Caterpillar has a long-standing commitment to sustainability, with our history of sustainable innovation spanning more than 95 years. We are committed to further reducing Caterpillar’s greenhouse gas emissions while helping our customers meet their climate-related objectives. We are supporting our customers during the energy transition to a lower-carbon future through investments in new products, technologies and services. We have established seven sustainability goals to achieve by 2030, including five climate- and environmental-related goals and two focused on employee and customer safety.

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2030 Sustainability Goals – Overview Video

Employee Health & Safety: We aspire to prevent all injuries and further our industry-leading safety results by reducing recordable injury frequency (RIF) by 50% from 2018 to 2030.

Operations Energy & Emissions: We have set a science-based Scope 1 and 2 goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions from our operations by 30% from 2018 to 2030.

Operations Water: Implement water management strategies at 100% of facilities located in water high-risk areas by 2030.

Operations Waste: Reduce landfill intensity by 50% from 2018 to 2030.

Product Emissions & Energy Efficiency: 100% of Caterpillar’s new products through 2030 will be more sustainable than the previous generation through collaborating with customers, reduced waste, improved design for rebuild/remanufacturing, lower emissions or improved efficiency.

Remanufacturing: Increase sales and revenues from remanufacturing offerings by 25% from 2018 to 2030.

Customer Safety: Provide leadership in the safety of people who work in, on and around our products.

2030 Sustainability Goal Videos

Learn more in the following videos highlighting each of Caterpillar's sustainability goals.

Sustainability Report

For more than 95 years, our customers have used our equipment to develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets that improve living standards across the globe. Our dedication to building better is stronger than ever, and this year’s report has the details.

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Sustainability Report
Sustainability Report

Climate & Energy

Caterpillar has a legacy of providing products and services that continually improve the quality of the environment and communities by fulfilling society’s basic needs such as shelter, clean water, education and reliable energy – in a sustainable way.

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Climate & Energy
Climate & Energy