ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ecolab Inc., a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, was named to the Water A List by CDP, the nonprofit global environmental disclosure platform.
The A List is comprised of 73 global companies that were recognized for their efforts to manage water more sustainably. Ecolab is among 10 percent of companies participating in CDP’s water program to be named to the Water A List.
“We are proud to receive this recognition, which acknowledges our strong commitment to smart water management,” said Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr. “Companies around the world are rethinking the way they work to adapt to growing natural resource constraints and increasing costs. Ecolab is a behind-the-scenes partner in this movement, helping customers at more than 1 million locations find new ways to reduce their reliance on the world’s limited natural resources, including water. In 2016 alone, Ecolab helped customers conserve more than 161 billion gallons of water through technology-driven solutions.”
Companies named to the Water A List are recognized as environmental leaders for their efforts to combat environmental risk. Hundreds of companies submit annual water disclosures to CDP for independent assessment against its scoring methodology. More information about the Water A List is available on the CDP website at www.cdp.net/en/scores-2017.
A trusted partner at more than 1 million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.
CDP is an international nonprofit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number one climate research provider by investors and working with institutional investors with assets of US$100 trillion, CDP leverages investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 6,300 companies with some 55% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2017. This is in addition to the over 500 cities and 100 states and regions who disclosed, making CDP’s platform one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving environmental change. CDP, formerly Carbon Disclosure Project, is a founding member of the We Mean Business Coalition. Visit www.cdp.net to learn more.