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Working Together for a Healthier World

We’ve launched our next generation of 2030 Impact Goals, focused on the change we can create for our company, communities, customer and planet.

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Partners for Greater Purpose

We’re driven to empower businesses around the world to do more and be better. There’s a lot riding on industry’s ability to be resilient – meeting people’s needs while protecting the public health and preserving natural resources. Our global team is dedicated to helping our customers thrive and make a positive impact in this world.

Together, we’re partners for greater purpose.

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Success stories included in our 2019 Corporate Sustainability Report

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Corporate Sustainability 2019 report
Our Goals and Performance

We strive to achieve a positive environmental impact while enhancing productivity for our customers and in our own facilities around the world.

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Our Commitment to Safety

Safety is our priority at any Ecolab location and wherever we operate.

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Our ESG Approach

Learn more about how we advance sustainable environmental, social and governance practices.

Our Impact

In 2019, we helped our customers:

2019 Corporate Sustainability Report
Water

Conserve 206 BILLION gallons [784.1 million m³] of water, equivalent to the drinking water needs of 712 MILLION people

Manage 1.1 TRILLION gallons [4.16 billion m³] of water

 

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Food

Prevent more than 7.5 MILLION foodborne illnesses a year

Safely protect more than 36% of the world’s packaged food and 44% of the global milk supply

 

Support clean kitchens, serving 58 BILLION restaurant meals

 

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Climate
Conserve more than 28 TRILLION Btu of energy and avoid 1.5 MILLION metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions

Reduce the water and energy footprint of 40% of the world’s petroleum production

Generate more than 20% of the world’s power

 

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Health

Clean more than 40 BILLION hands, helping reduce 1.2 MILLION infections

Clean 15 MILLION patient rooms and 3.5 BILLION surgical instruments

 

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Measuring Our Impact

Through our patented eROISM approach, we measure the economic, operational and environmental impact of our solutions for our customers.