2030 Sustainability Goals


Our nine 2030 Sustainability Goals reside within these three pillars—Innovate, Protect, and Empower—and shape our innovation portfolio, our operations strategy, and our commitment to our people and communities.

As a premier multi-industrial company, DuPont recognizes that to achieve sustainable value creation we must address societal challenges across our entire value chain. We develop innovations with our diverse customers, operationalize sustainability in our own operations, and advance sustainability in our supply chains. Established in 2019, our sustainability strategy harnesses our deep understanding of science and technology and our close collaboration with stakeholders to create impactful and enduring outcomes.


Innovate for good


Innovate for good is our commitment to use our talent, resources, and innovation expertise to work on meaningful and valuable societal challenges. We address the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges by delivering innovative solutions in four key impact areas: climate action, enabling a more circular economy, creating products that are safe and sustainable by design, and advancing water stewardship. Our customer engagement initiatives help us understand our customers’ needs from each of our global businesses and shape our innovation priorities and investments to meet them. 


Delivering solutions for global challenges

Innovate products to meaningfully address the world’s sustainability challenges with positive impacts for customers and society. 

Enabling a circular economy

Integrate a circular economy principles into our business models considering life cycle impacts on the markets we serve.

Innovating safe and sustainable by design

Advance sustainable chemistry in the design of our products and processes, addressing substances of concern and communicating with stakeholders on our performance.


Protect people and the planet


Protect people and the planet is our commitment to take action to ensure the safety of our employees, contractors, customers, and communities while improving our impact on the environment. Ultimately, the most valuable and enduring business outcomes are the ones that enable people and the planet to thrive. Our goals in this pillar focus on the challenges of climate change, water stewardship, and achieving world-class environmental, health, and safety performance.  


Acting on climate

Reduce our Scopes 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 from the 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 the 2020 base year. 

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

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. 

Delivering world-class environmental, health, and safety performance

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


Empower people to thrive


The Empower pillar of our sustainability strategy addresses how we enable our employees and communities to experience well-being, purpose, opportunity, equity, and connection. At DuPont, our employees are at the heart of our sustainability efforts and drive our results and impact. We cultivate an inclusive work environment that allows our employees to make a difference, grow professionally, and thrive. To further our impact, we encourage active participation in the communities where we work through key partnerships, collaboration with nonprofit organizations, skills-based volunteering and board service.


Accelerating diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I)

Become one of the world’s most inclusive companies, with diversity well ahead of industry benchmarks.

Cultivating well-being and fulfillment

Create a workplace where employees report high levels of well-being and fulfillment. 

Building thriving communities

Improve over 25 million lives through targeted social impact programs.