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Our Sustainability Story

Sustainability has always been fundamental to who we are at 3M Infection Prevention. Together with our customers, we’re on a journey to develop ingenious, sustainable solutions that help address global healthcare challenges, while protecting the environment and promoting a healthier world.

Environmental Stewardship

In partnership with communities around the globe, we continually strive to protect our planet’s health by developing sustainable solutions, business practices and manufacturing processes. Protecting the environment is central to the mission of 3M.

  • We are a pioneer in finding ways to reduce waste, air emissions and water pollution, through programs like 3M Pollution Prevention Pays
  • We’ve been recognized as a sustainability leader through awards such as Best Global Green Brands, the Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award and our inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Economic Success

By creating viable business opportunities, investing in local economies and supporting growth and development in emerging markets, we’re always looking for innovative ways to enrich the vitality of local communities around the world.

  • Every year we donate to organizations like Project Hope which repurposes and distributes medical equipment to developing areas of the world

Social Responsibility