Sustainability

Investing in sustainable business has never been more important. Our future success depends upon our ability to manage resources today, and make smart investments for tomorrow. Find perspectives from sustainability thought leaders and learn how we can tackle the challenge together.

  • Building to Passive House Standards in cold weather climates

    Building to Passive House Standards in cold weather climates

    How 3MTM Air Barrier was used to create an energy efficient building envelope to a Passive House Standard.

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  • 2021 Sustainability Overview

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  • Earth Day: actions and commitments for a sustainable future.

    Earth Day: actions and commitments for a sustainable future.

    At 3M, we are constantly looking for solutions to better our environment and communities. This Earth Day, we share our stories to build a sustainable future.

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  • Supporting the environment: executing on our sustainable operations strategy.

    Supporting the environment: executing on our sustainable operations strategy.

    We know that change must start within. We have made considerable progress on our sustainable operations strategy to meet our goals to reduce our footprint on this planet.

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  • How we’re fighting climate change and promoting environmental conservation.

    How we’re fighting climate change and promoting environmental conservation.

    Learn how we’re focusing on sustainability and fighting climate change this World Planting Day.

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  • Building a sustainable future: our actions to fight climate change.

    Building a sustainable future: our actions to fight climate change.

    Here are the steps we’re taking to fight climate change and build a more sustainable future.

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  • Using science to support sustainability and a global circular economy.

    Using science to support sustainability and a global circular economy.

    Learn about our commitment to make sustainability a priority, keep waste out of landfills, and support a circular economy.

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  • Sustainability matters: how we’re using science and collaboration to support a brighter future.

    Sustainability matters: how we’re using science and collaboration to support a brighter future.

    Putting a greater focus on science and sustainability today can help us address the key issues of tomorrow.

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  • Sustainable food safety testing solutions.

    Sustainable food safety testing solutions.

    Learn how these innovative food safety testing solutions will help your facility be more sustainable.

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  • The future workforce cares about your sustainability goals.

    The future workforce cares about your sustainability goals.

    How do we attract and maintain top talent for years to come? Learn what today’s students are looking for from their future employers.

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  • Linking sustainability strategy to business strategy.

    Linking sustainability strategy to business strategy.

    Sustainability goals must be more than a checklist. Learn how experts from Canadian companies are making a more meaningful impact in their businesses.

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  • ISO 50001 certification: how we did it.

    ISO 50001 certification: how we did it.

    How did 3M go about becoming the first Canadian enterprise to receive the ISO 50001 certification? Read 3M’s Energy Manager Andrew Hejnar’s perspective.

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  • Checklist for sustainable cleaning in educational facilities.

    Checklist for sustainable cleaning in educational facilities.

    Look for these four product attributes when purchasing and creating a more sustainable cleaning program for your educational facility.

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  • Energy management: three must-do’s for enterprise success.

    Energy management: three must-do’s for enterprise success.

    Energy management is everyone’s responsibility. Energy management expert Andrew Hejnar shares three tips to help you take action in your own facility.

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  • Why we invest in community development.

    Why we invest in community development.

    We believe we have a responsibility to, “do good” in the communities where we live and work. 3M’s Liisa Sheldrick shares why.

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  • Recognizing Maude Barlow, Canadian Sustainability Leader.

    Recognizing Maude Barlow, Canadian Sustainability Leader.

    Meet Maude Barlow: Canadian sustainability leader and the 2018 recipient of the Lifetime Award, presented by 3M Canada.

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  • When Canadian leaders tackle sustainability together.

    When Canadian leaders tackle sustainability together.

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  • How tomorrow’s leaders are inspiring social innovation.

    How tomorrow’s leaders are inspiring social innovation.

    The importance of investing in social innovation, as told by an award-winning team of tomorrow’s leaders from Saint Mary’s University.

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  • Why industry must invest in the leaders of tomorrow.

    Why industry must invest in the leaders of tomorrow.

    A greener, more sustainable future: why social innovation can’t happen unless we invest in sustainable development.

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  • Why we must future proof for sustainability megatrends.

    Why we must future proof for sustainability megatrends.

    How are Canadian industry leaders managing sustainability megatrends? Jason Grouette shares why 3M has aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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  • Graphics transform a landmark to energize the community.

    Graphics transform a landmark to energize the community.

    The Valero reservoir towers in Lévis, Québec stood out against the picturesque shoreline. Learn how 3M vinyl wrap helped transform eyesore into eye candy.

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