2030 Goals and Progress

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Cat Machine at work

Our Performance & Progress

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Operations Energy & Emissions


GOAL:

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.

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32% Reduction in absolute GHG emissions from 2018


Goal Progress:
  • 24% of all energy at Caterpillar facilities provided by renewable sources*
  • Implemented energy/GHG reduction initiatives, including machine replacements and production efficiency improvements, resulting in beneficial contributions to reduced emissions
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Operations Water


GOAL:

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

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11% Facilities achieved goal of water strategy implementation

Goal Progress:
  • Foundational year for defining and deploying water management criteria in high-risk areas
  • Implemented water management elements, including compliance, management strategy, leadership review, and employee engagement
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Operations Waste


GOAL:

Reduce landfill intensity by 50% from 2018 to 2030.

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34% Reduction in landfill intensity from 2018


Goal Progress:
  • Recycled 91% of waste due to waste reduction and recycling projects
  • Reduced packaging waste due to increased utilization of returnable shipping containers
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Remanufacturing


GOAL:

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

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-3% Decrease in sales and revenues from remanufactured products from 2018

Goal Progress:
  • 127 million pounds of material taken back for remanufacturing through Cat Reman
  • Progress anticipated with remanufacturing options integrated into future product development
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Product Emissions &
Energy Efficiency


GOAL:

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.

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100% New products introduced in 2021 were more sustainable than previous generations

Goal Progress:
  • Reduced waste and fuel consumption as well as increased safety and operator ease-of-use features in the Cat® M316 and M320 Wheel Excavators as compared to previous models
  • Supported improved efficiency and productivity, such as the 992 Wheel Loader that provides optimized design resulting in 32% more productivity and 48% more efficiency, as compared to the 992K
  • Reduced emissions through products such as the G3520 2.5MW gas generator set with retrofit kits allowing up to 25% hydrogen content, expected to be available in late 2022.
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Employee Health & Safety


GOAL:

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

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23% Decrease in recordable injury frequency from 2018


Goal Progress:
  • Best safety performance on record for third year in a row
  • Facilities worldwide effectively managed enhanced safety measures and vaccination opportunities to protect employees from Covid-19
  • Amplified focus on new hire safety training and mentorship
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Customer Safety


GOAL:

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


Our Qualitative Commitment Statement


For example, Caterpillar Safety Services
highlights in 2021:
  • Provided safety counseling for 7,200+ customer employees
  • Developed a National Safety Month campaign
  • Hosted an Executive Leadership Safety Summit

* Renewable sources includes purchased and on-site generated renewable energy, and the renewable energy from grid-purchased electricity.