Sustainability is a growing opportunity at Caterpillar, and Global Director of Sustainable Development Tim Lindsey talked with GreenBiz.com about the culture of sustainability at Caterpillar. GreenBiz, with a readership of more than 150,000 per week, is the world's leading forum for providing information about companies of all sizes and sectors who are working to integrate environmental responsibility into their operations in a manner that supports profitable business practices.
Lindsey has more than 30 years of experience in program and project management ranging from hazardous waste site cleanup, coal mining in the Powder River Basin and director of the University of Illinois Sustainability Technology Center, prior to joining Caterpillar. His team is responsible for advancing sustainability in business strategies, supply-chain issues, manufacturing processes, Cat dealership networks, customer support, employee awareness and external communications.
Lindsey discusses the company's relationship with customers and suppliers, our remanufacturing division, our partnership with Waste Management and the World Resources Institute in the GreenBiz.com interview. Job Site Solutions, winner of the 2012 Chairman's Sustainability Award for Process Innovations, is highlighted for the collaborative approach with customers leading to more sustainable solutions on jobsites.