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May 22, 2017 08:00 AM

ACI Member Sustainability News:
AkzoNobel, Ecolab, and Shell

The ACI Member Sustainability Showcase is our one-stop online information source for cleaning product industry sustainability updates. It is a portal to our member companies’ best sustainability content, including sustainability reports, webpages, press releases, and other initiatives.

ACI is enthusiastic about every opportunity to celebrate and promote the sustainability success stories of all our member companies. With countless efforts underway in companies large and small, we believe it is important to support and promote their activities year-round.

In the news this week:

AkzoNobel has committed to accelerating its sustainability agenda by announcing a new ambition to use 100% renewable energy and become carbon neutral by 2050. AkzoNobel’s share of renewable energy currently stands at 40%, with almost half the company’s sites around the world having improved their energy footprint in 2016. The intention now is to increase the momentum which has already been created by the company’s Planet Possible sustainability agenda.

During 2016, Ecolab Inc. continued its long-standing commitment to supporting communities in need by providing more than 142 tons of cleaning, sanitizing and public health products in support of natural disaster relief efforts throughout the world.

Royal Dutch Shell published its Sustainability Report for 2016, which describes how it is working responsibly to help meet the world’s growing demand for more and cleaner energy. The Sustainability Report 2016 outlines the company’s global approach to sustainability and covers Shell’s environmental, social and safety performance for the year.