Diversified technology company
3m operates 4 manufacturing sites in Australia
|3M Australia Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| 3M Company
owns 100% of 3M Australia Pty Ltd
|3M Australia Pty Ltd|
Signatory to the Australian Packaging Covenant, a voluntary agreement to encourage waste minimisation.
[Source 2017][More on Packaging]
This company won an award in 2016 from the Australian Packaging Covenant, for demonstrating their commitment to environmental sustainability by performing 'above and beyond' in their efforts to minimise waste. This company achieved the highest overall score in their category, medium hardware and homewares company.
[Source 2016][More on Packaging]
As You Sow's 2016 report, Mining the Disclosures, is a deep analysis of 230 companies' human rights performance in relation to sourcing conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This company's score was above 60% (Good).
[Source 2016][More on Human Rights]
This company appears on PETA's (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, USA) 'Companies That Do Test On Animals' list, signifying that they manufacture products that are tested on animals at some stage of development.
[Source 2015][More on Animal Testing]
This company received a score of 48.7/100 in the Newsweek Green Rankings 2016, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
Global Unions, a consortium of international trade union organizations, has listed 3M as a company involved with Burma.
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This company produces a wide range of products for the defense industry, and has been supplying the US military for more than 60 years.
[Source 2017][More on Military]
As You Sow's 2017 report, 'The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs', reveals the 100 most overpaid CEOs from USA's 500 largest public companies (as determined by the S&P 500 list). This company's CEO, Inge G. Thulin came in at number 65 on the list, having been paid US$19,441,062 in 2015. According to the report, "Most CEOs have come to be grossly overpaid, and that overpayment is harmful to the companies, the shareholders, the customers, the other employees, the economy, and society as a whole."
[Source 2017][More on Finance]
After a 6 year campaign by ForestEthics and Greenpeace, in March 2015 3M announced a new paper and wood pulp sourcing policy and commitment to trace its virgin wood fiber, ensuring it comes from renewable sources.
[Source 2015][More on Forests]
This company is a member of the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), which helps companies address conflict minerals issues in their supply chains. The CFSI provides information on conflict-free smelters and refiners, common tools to gather sourcing information, and forums for exchanging best practices on addressing conflict minerals. Membership is open to companies that use or transact in tantalum, tin, tungsten or gold (3TG). Founded in 2008 by members of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative.
[Source 2014][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
This company is a member of the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council (GC3), a business-to-business forum that advances the application of green chemistry and design for environment across supply chains. It provides an open forum for cross-sectoral collaboration to share information and experiences about the challenges to and opportunities for safer chemicals and products.
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This company has a number of sustainability claims on its website, including reductions in the use of energy and water, sending less waste to landfill, and charitable donations.
[Source 2014][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company is a member of The Sustainability Consortium, an organization of diverse global participants that work collaboratively to build a scientific foundation that drives innovation to improve consumer product sustainability. They develop transparent methodologies, tools, and strategies to drive a new generation of products and supply networks that address environmental, social, and economic imperatives.
[Source 2015][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
This company is a Gold Member of the Sustainable Brands Network, the leading peer to peer, learning and networking group designed to support brands in meeting their sustainability goals and ultimately become those leaders of the next sustainable economy.
[Source 2016][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Revenue||$500 million in 2013|
|# Employees||650 in 2013|
|Address||Building A, 1 Rivett Road, North Ryde, NSW, 2113, Australia|
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