FMC Corporation targets net zero emissions by 2035

The agricultural sciences company aims to reduce its energy intensity by 25% and water use intensity in high-risk locations by 20% by 2030

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Global agricultural sciences company FMC Corporation has announced its goal of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2035.

It has committed to set science-based targets aligned with keeping global temperatures at 1.5°C above pre-industrial times.

The company also intends to invest 100% of its R&D spending on developing “sustainably-advantaged” products by 2025 as well as reduce its energy intensity by 25% and water use intensity in high-risk locations by 20% by 2030.

Karen Totland, FMC Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer said: “FMC’s net zero emissions target is a bold step in our continuing commitment to sustainable innovation and operations.

“We are engaging key organisations across our company—including manufacturing, supply chain, environment, health and safety, procurement and R&D—to improve efficiencies, invest in renewable energy sources and engage with third-party suppliers to reduce their emissions. We are proud to build on FMC’s past successes in energy and resource reduction and look forward to working together with suppliers and other partners to achieve this ambitious goal.”