The Brunswick Corporation Sustainability Report for 2020 shows many important achievements by the boating American group. ESG strategies are a key asset.
Brunswick Corporation have published their 2020 Sustainability Report, highlighting the Company’s progress toward the sustainability goals, including a continued commitment to advance its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategies. The report also reflects Brunswick’s dedication to sustainable manufacturing and contributing to the communities in which it operates.
ESG factors are kings in the Brunswick sustainability report
Focused on the pillars of energy, environment, products, and people, the report highlights the Company’s ESG accomplishments and its long-term goals and objectives, including:
- Reporting the lowest recordable incident rate in Company history
- Achieving zero-waste to landfill status at the Ft. Wayne, Indiana, aluminum boat manufacturing plant – the first Brunswick boat manufacturing facility to attain this status; this successful program has to be replicated at Brunswick’s aluminum boat group plants in 2021.
- Installing a large photovoltaic array at Mercury Marine’s world headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin – this array, coupled with a similar array at Mercury’s Petit-Rechain facility in Belgium, will contribute to Brunswick’s goal to derive 50% of the Company’s electricity from renewable sources by the end of 2030.
- Replacing balsa wood as a filler material in its fiberglass boat manufacturing process with Gurit Kerdyn Green PET recycled foam, absorbing 4.7 million plastic bottles per year and saving thousands of trees.
In 2020, Brunswick was recognized multiple times for ESG initiatives, including being named to Forbes‘ lists of America’s Best Employers for Women, America’s Best Employers for Diversity, and America’s Best Employers for Veterans. In addition, the Company was honored with the International Boat Industry Community Support Initiative Award, was named by Newsweek to its 2021 list of America’s Most Responsible Companies, and was ranked in the Top 10 on the Forbes America’s Best Large Employers list, placing 1st in the Engineering and Manufacturing Category.