We are driven to
Make Possible a Better Future

Taking action and advancing innovation to make our business, industry and the world more sustainable and equitable. 



Leaning into our core values to make our company, industry and communities stronger and more resilient.

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People inclusion


Cultivating a culture and talent engine where every person feels included and inspired to grow in a technology career.

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Accelerating our transition to a low carbon future powered by renewables.



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Progress and improvement in technology


Advancing innovations that enable our customers—and their customers—to reduce environmental impacts.


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Driving a Net Zero 2040 Playbook powered by collaboration, clean energy and innovation.


“As I reflect on recent history, I am more convinced than ever that there is no industry better positioned to lead the transition to a more sustainable and inclusive future than ours.”

Gary E. Dickerson
President and Chief Executive Officer

Strategic Framework

Our ESG framework, 1X, 100X, 10,000X, considers the social and environmental impacts of our direct operations (1X), how we design solutions to address our industry’s impact, including that of our customers and suppliers (100X), and how our technology can be used in innovation to advance sustainability and equity on a global scale (10,000X).

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Corporate Governance


Our commitment to sustainability and equity is integrated into our operations and culture, in alignment with our corporate strategy. Progress against our robust ESG goals affects compensation for executives, including our CEO and his leadership team.


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Awards and Recognition

Fortune's The World's Most Admired Companies 2023
Barrons Most Sustainable Companies 2023
Forbes World's Best Employers 2022
2022 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality