H.B. Fuller releases 2021 sustainability report

H.B. Fuller releases 2021 sustainability report

Strong progress against its 2025 sustainability goals and momentum toward ESG

  • By ICN Bureau | March 17, 2022

H.B. Fuller Company, a leading global adhesives provider, released its 2021 Sustainability Report and highlighted the continuous progress it has achieved in building a solid foundation of sustainability, showing strong performance toward its targets for 2025.

“We view sustainability as a fundamental responsibility and a strategic priority that touches every aspect of our business. Our commitment to developing adhesive technologies that help customers achieve their sustainability goals and to operating H.B. Fuller to reach ours are building momentum in all of our key global metrics. These efforts are driving positive change not only across our company but in the industries and communities where we operate,” Jim Owens, President and CEO, H.B. Fuller, said.

By 2025, H.B. Fuller expects to reduce energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity by 20% and waste and water intensity by 10% compared to the base year of 2014. At the end of 2021, the company continues to report steady progress against its four primary targets and is ahead of schedule in delivering its water withdrawal and waste metrics.

H.B. Fuller focuses on solving manufacturers’ challenges with formulations for bonding and sealing a wide variety of materials – solutions that help packaging producers reduce downstream waste, building and construction experts increase energy efficiency, and disposable goods designers create eco-conscious consumer products.

Owens concluded: “We believe our responsibility to improve is never finished and always look for new ways to embed our environmental, social and governance principles into everything we do. Across our company and around the world, H.B. Fuller is connecting what matters to create a better world for generations to come. We are driving sustainable practices in our internal operations and approach to R&D. We are building strong employee networks to strengthen our high-performance, diverse culture. We are investing in nonprofit programs that help young people grow into tomorrow’s leaders, provide opportunities to improve racial equity, and improve the economic standing of marginalized populations in developing countries.”

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