Milliken & Company Tracks Progress on Sustainability Initiatives in Fourth Annual Sustainability Report
Today, diversified global manufacturer Milliken & Company published its fourth annual Sustainability Report, a key reporting component in the company's progress toward its 2025 Sustainability Goals. In 2019, Milliken laid out 12 sustainability goals, focused on its people, its products and the planet, as a roadmap to achieving a healthier tomorrow. Guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, these 12 goals signal the company's commitment to sustainability in all forms.
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Milliken's fourth annual Sustainability Report highlights the company's progress toward its 2025 Sustainability Goals. (Photo: Business Wire)
In 2021, Milliken eliminated coal as a primary fuel after investing $25 million into cogeneration, which combines steam and power generation. Notably, Milliken also increased the diversity of its U.S. management team by 8% and announced that its entire flooring portfolio is now carbon neutral.
"Our shared purpose and our material science expertise make us uniquely Milliken," shares Halsey Cook, president and CEO of Milliken & Company. "We embrace not only our ability to make a positive impact on the world around us but also our responsibility to build a healthier future for this generation and generations to come."
Completed in line with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards: Core, Milliken's fourth report details the holistic sustainability progress made in 2021. These efforts include:
To view the complete report, visit Milliken's Sustainability Hub here.
Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science delivers tomorrow's breakthroughs today. From industry-leading molecules to sustainable innovations, Milliken creates products that enhance people's lives and deliver solutions for its customers and communities. Drawing on thousands of patents and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of integrity and excellence to positively impact the world for generations. Discover more about Milliken's curious minds and inspired solutions at milliken.com and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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