Cummins' next generation environmental sustainability strategy looks out to 2050, setting quantifiable goals for 2030 along with visionary longer-term aspirations to 2050. The audacious and exciting strategy affects Cummins and our stakeholders positively. The strategy includes:

  • Reducing greenhouse gas and air emissions in line with experts’ recommendations 
  • Using natural resources in the most sustainable way possible 
  • Helping communities address their major environmental challenges

We will continue to evaluate additional actions throughout the coming decade.

Explore PLANET 2050

Cummins PLANET 2050 Targets:

Communities are better because we are there
  • Net positive impact in every community where we operate
  • Near zero local environmental footprint
Doing our part to address climate change and air emissions
  • Customer success powered by carbon neutral technologies that address air quality
  • Carbon neutrality and near zero pollution in Cummins' facilities and operations
Using natural resources in the most sustainable way
  • Nothing wasted
    • Design out waste in products and processes
    • Use materials again for next life
    • Reuse water and return clean to the community

By 2030, we will:

  • Reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from facilities and operations by 50%.
  • Reduce scope 3 absolute lifetime GHG emissions from newly sold products by 25%.
  • Partner with customers to reduce scope 3 GHG emissions from products in the field by 55 million metric tons.
  • Reduce volatile organic compounds emissions from paint and coating operations by 50%.
  • Create a circular lifecycle plan for every part to use less, use better, use again.
  • Generate 25% less waste in facilities and operations as percent of revenue.
  • Reuse or responsibly recycle 100% of packaging plastics and eliminate single-use plastics in dining facilities, employee amenities and events.
  • Reduce absolute water consumption in facilities and operations by 30%.

Learn more about PLANET 2050 in the Cummins Newsroom

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