Cummins Inc. on July 27 released its sixth annual sustainability report on the company Web site, www.cummins.com.
The report details Cummins’ environmental and corporate responsibility efforts, in addition to providing an overview of the company’s business operations and recent financial results.
Highlights of this year’s report include
· An explanation of the company’s recently released Climate Change Principles, created to detail Cummins’ position on this important environmental issue.
· An expanded Corporate Responsibility section, which includes a summary of the company’s new “business case” for corporate responsibility.
· Financial highlights from Cummins’ record year in 2008.
· Historical data and trends regarding the environmental impact of the company’s facilities and products worldwide.
· Information on Cummins’ corporate governance, safety and diversity efforts.
In addition to the full report, links to selected excerpts from this year’s Sustainability Report are available as part of the new Sustainability Report page on the Cummins Web site. A limited number of bound copies of the report are expected to be available in mid-August.
The report was prepared following the spirit of guidelines established by the Global Reporting Initiative. The aim of the GRI is to develop a consistent way for companies around the world to voluntarily report on the economic, environmental and social components of their business.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Ind., (USA) Cummins serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 500 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 5,200 dealer locations. Cummins reported net income of $755 million on sales of $14.3 billion in 2008.