The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

Climate Challenge Case Studies

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ACI is challenging companies in the cleaning products industry and supporting supply chain to align their corporate climate strategy and targets with the 1.5°C ambition, which strives to reach net-zero global emissions by 2050.

Seventeen ACI members have already stepped up to the challenge with bold, science-based commitments. These case studies highlight just a few of the ways companies are working to make those commitments a reality.

BASF's "All-of-the-Above" Climate Strategy

BASF is combatting climate change through research and development invested in new technologies, energy efficiency during the production process and more sustainable sourcing of raw materials.

Ecolab on Reducing Emissions Through Smart Water and Energy Use

Ecolab, a recognized global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions, is helping combat climate change in its own operations and in its customers’ operations through technologies and smart water management solutions that help reduce emissions and achieve more efficient, sustainable operations.

Henkel's Approach to Sourcing Renewable Energy

Henkel has stepped up to accelerate climate action by entering into a large-scale virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with energy provider Ørsted to create a new wind farm in Bee County, Texas.

Novozymes on Fighting Climate Change with Advanced Biology

Novozymes is combating climate change by cutting its own greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, and by finding ways to reduce the energy use and emissions associated with a load of laundry.

Reckitt's Sustainable Innovation Calculator

Reckitt is combating climate change with ambitious plans to reduce its own carbon footprint and reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040, in part through sustainable product innovation.