Challenge Commitment
Goals Progress
25%Reduction in Energy Intensity Goal Achieved

3M is a diversified technology company serving customers and communities with innovative products and services operating in more than 65 countries. Between 1990 and 2010, 3M cut absolute worldwide greenhouse gas emissions by 72%.

As a partner of the Better Buildings Challenge, 3M met its initial goal by improving energy intensity by 25% cumulatively over nine years. The company has set a new goal of improving energy intensity by an additional 30% over ten years. Through the Better Buildings Better Plants Challenge, 3M will maintain a focus on transparency around a capital set aside for energy efficiency projects and highlight an innovative recognition program that rewards top performing plants.