Home. There’s no place like it. And our home– our planet is changing. At DuPont Performance Building Solutions and Corian®️ Design, we are committed to facing the climate crisis with our eyes wide open. We are resolved to reach our own sustainability goal of reducing our emissions by 75% by 2030 (based on 2019 levels) while equipping the building industry with products and tools that will be critical in reaching net-zero by 2050 and avoid the worst impacts of climate change.
The biggest sustainability problems can’t be solved without big contributions from the building and construction industry. Solving these problems calls for sweeping transformation in today’s building practices. As DuPont Performance Building Solutions and Corian® Design, we’re up to the challenge, and have charted a course to help make sustainability a reality in the building industry over the next decade. Inspired by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), and in support of the DuPont 2030 Sustainability Goals, we are committed to deliver solutions that help solve climate change, drive the circular economy, deliver safer solutions and help communities thrive.
Our Core Sustainability Beliefs
As recognized by the UN SDGs, this decade is critical for the world to make a significant pivot toward living, making and building more sustainably. As DuPont Performance Building Solutions (PBS) and Corian® Design, we want to be ahead of this curve — helping lead the transition to truly sustainable building practices. Our beliefs set the foundation for not only our 2030 commitments, but for our overall business strategy — one that we can be proud of, one that will help deliver the changes that are needed for a brighter, thriving future.
We believe that sustainability means 10 billion people living well — and well within the limits of the planet’s resources.
We believe that all people should have the opportunity to live, work, and play in buildings that are safe, affordable, and resilient.
We believe that an urgent societal transition is required to achieve sustainability. Business has both the ability and the responsibility to help lead this change.
We believe that a shared vision and true partnerships across all sectors of society are needed to deliver this transition.
We believe that our people, knowledge and relationships are the keys to our success in achieving a sustainability vision that delivers shared value to our many stakeholders.
Delivering Solutions for Global Challenges
We believe that long term shared value is created by solving the challenges defined in the SDGs.
100 percent of our innovation portfolio will meaningfully advance the UN SDGs and create value for our customers.
Acting on Climate
We believe that all buildings play a critical role in helping mitigate and adapt to climate change — a real and rapidly growing threat to society and the planet.
We will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from DuPont Performance Building Solutions and Corian® Design operations by 75% from 2019 levels.
Enabling the Circular Economy
We believe that a sustainable building industry is a circular building industry, where no materials are wasted and all materials are reused.
We will advance the circular economy in the building industry through innovation in materials and business models, collaboration and end-of-life plans that eliminate and upcycle waste across the product life cycle.
Innovating Safer by Design
We believe that all chemistry in the building industry should aspire to be green chemistry.
We will collaborate with our customers and key partners to bring green chemistry innovations to market and will drive continued reduction in the presence of priority substances in our portfolio.
Building Thriving Communities
We believe that every person on the planet should have the opportunity to live in safe, affordable, efficient and durable structures.
We will work to build communities, strengthen families and empower the next generation across the globe.
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