3M 2021 Sustainability Report and Communication on Progress

  • 2021/05/25
Time period
  • January 2020  –  December 2020
  • Part of a sustainability or corporate (social) responsibility report
Differentiation Level
  • This COP qualifies for the Global Compact Active level
  • Includes a CEO statement of continued support for the UN Global Compact and its ten principles
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Human Rights
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Labour
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Environment
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Anti-Corruption
  • Includes a measurement of outcomes
Sustainable Development Goals
  • Which of the following Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) do the activities described in your COP address? [Select all that apply]
  • SDG 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere

  • SDG 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

  • SDG 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

  • SDG 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

  • SDG 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

  • SDG 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

  • SDG 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

  • SDG 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

  • SDG 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • SDG 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries

  • SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

  • SDG 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

  • SDG 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

  • SDG 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

  • SDG 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

  • SDG 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

  • SDG 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

  • With respect to your company’s actions to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the COP describes: [Select all that apply]
  • Opportunities and responsibilities that one or more SDGs represent to our business

  • Where the company’s priorities lie with respect to one or more SDGs

  • Goals and indicators set by our company with respect to one or more SDGs

  • How one or more SDGs are integrated into the company’s business model

  • The (expected) outcomes and impact of your company’s activities related to the SDGs

  • If the companies' activities related to the SDGs are undertaken in collaboration with other stakeholders

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Our strategy and goals align with the key global challenges, as well as, the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. As such, they present unique opportunities for partnership and collaboration, which 3M is actively seeking.