Company Statement on Charlottesville Violence

August 16, 2017

At Caterpillar, there is nothing more important than Our Values - at their core we embrace the diversity and inclusion of all of our people. We appreciate and celebrate our differences. Our Values stand in stark contrast to the senseless acts of violence in Virginia. At Caterpillar there is no room for hatred, racism or intolerance. 

For almost 100 years we have valued and championed the importance of a skilled workforce of people from all diverse backgrounds. Manufacturing is core to the success of growing the U.S. economy, jobs  and exports. Caterpillar is proud of our diverse and talented men and women working in manufacturing in the 19 states of America and around the world. It is critical for US companies to continue to advocate for investment in the workforce and policies to support growth.