The announcement represents a significant step forward on DuPont’s corporate Acting on Climate commitment to source 60 percent renewable electricity by 2030 and deliver carbon neutral operations by 2050.
The commitment is part of ICS aim to achieve a leadership position in the electronic materials industry. Many of its customers’ devices — ranging from the Mars Rover to the next generation 5G smartphones and advanced automobiles — now use printed circuit boards, antennas, connectors, thermal management and shielding systems enabled by the company’s use of renewable electricity.
“At DuPont ICS, we want to be a leader in making impactful change by acting on climate” said Avi Avula, DuPont Vice President, General Manager, ICS. “We are taking #OneStepGreener toward our business aspiration of Zero by 2030, by switching our electricity that is sourced from fossil fuels to renewables. Sustainability is embedded in our vision, and as a total solutions partner, we are innovating in new ways for our customers. We also are taking action in our footprint to enable the entire value chain to reduce its carbon footprint as part of actions supporting the UN Climate Change Conference COP26, such as the #TogetherforOurPlanet.”
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