In partnership with WWF, P&G has pledged to reduce its use of petroleum derived materials by 25%, reduce its packaging by 20% and ensure 30% of the power in its operations is sourced from renewable energy by 2020.
P&G says it will also look to reduce the waste sent to landfill by 2020.
The goals are on top of P&G’s existing 2012 targets.
The FMCG manufacturer set additional sustainability goals of renewable energy, materials and waste to landfill that it will achieve by 2020
Speaking today at a web conference from the US, Bob McDonald, president and CEO of P&G, laid out the company’s long term sustainability vision
McDonald says that the fmcg manufacturer will “continually work towards” its eventual aim to power is plants with 100% renewable energy, make its packaging from 100% renewable materials and send zero waste to landfill.
Len Sauers, VP of sustainability at P&G says the 2020 goals are an “incremental step” and will “put us on a path to achieving our long term vision.”
He adds that P&G will work with WWF on sustainable sourcing, energy and on the ground conservation efforts.
The company will report annually on its progress.