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Energy Performance

Goal

25%

Reduction in Energy Intensity by 2016

Commitment

94

Plants


Progress

24%

Cumulative (vs Baseline)

4%

Annual (2012)

Data

View Details on 3M's Progress to Date


Showcase Project

Laboratory Building 236 Ventilation Upgrade
Maplewood, MN

Implementation Model

3M's Playbook
Capital Set Aside Fund

Background

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 has committed 94 plants to reduce energy use an additional 25% by 2016 throughout 37 million square feet of building space. 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.

3M - Chemist working on experiment