Protect people and the planet


Protecting the planet from the challenges of climate change, protecting and preserving our natural resources, and keeping our employees and communities safe are critical to a sustainable future for all. DuPont has a long-held commitment to ensuring the safety and health of our employees, contractors, customers, and communities while protecting the planet.


Our 2030 Protect goals

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Acting on climate

Reduce our Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 50% from 2019 base year and deliver carbon neutral operations by 2050

Reduce our Scope 3 emissions from purchased goods and services and end of life of sold products by 25% by 2030 from 2020 base year

Source 60% of power to our operations from renewable sources by 2030 as part of our RE100 commitment

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Leading water stewardship

Implement holistic water strategies at sites in high-risk watersheds and at high consumption sites by 2030

Enable millions of people to access clean water through leadership in advancing water technology and enacting strategic partnerships


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Delivering world-class (EH&S)* performance

Further our commitment to zero injuries, occupational illnesses, incidents, waste, and emissions 




2022 key accomplishments

  • 35% reduction of Scopes 1 and 2 GHG emissions from baseline – surpassing our 2030 goal. Strengthened our 2030 Scopes 1 and 2 GHG reduction commitment to 50% with targets validated by the Science Based Targets Initiative.


  • Reduced Scope 3 GHG emissions by over 1MM MT CO2 e in 2022 – 10% reduction from 2021.




  • Sourced 57% renewable electricity* –  a 200% increase from the previous year. 37 sites operate using 100% renewable electricity*


     *Including renewable energy credits

2022 key accomplishments

  • Delivered innovative technology, engaging in more than 7,000 customer water projects in industrial and municipal settings, helping customers solve complex water purification challenges, including the reuse of water and other valuable raw materials.


  • Awarded a grant to provide 120,000 people with a year of access to safe water or improved sanitation in areas facing water scarcity around the world and signed on to the Water Resilience Coalition to reduce water stress in the most challenged water basins.

2022 key accomplishments

  • Ranked among top 10% of industry peers for safety performance for employee health and safety*. 




  • Achieved zero injury performance at 85% of manufacturing sites and qualified for 26 site safety awards.




  • Launched four of 10 Life Saving Behaviors—Line of Fire, Work Authorization, Energy Isolation, and Driving Safety. One Life Saving Behavior was rolled out each quarter.


*Environmental Health & Safety

*Health and safety performance measured by Total                    Recordable Incident performance




DuPont Taiwan Dayuan Site Wins 2022 National Occupational Safety and Health Award


Four DuPont sites recognized with the Responsible Care Energy Efficiency Award​


26 sites recognized by industry for site safety