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Pivot Energy is proud to showcase our projects featuring our growing list of impressive clients. Learn how we are responsible for the environmental efficiency and sustainability of these industry leaders.
Five 25 kW Solar Arrays
St. Louis, MO
a leading Life Science and High Technology company focused on enhancing human health and safety, manufactures and distributes more than 200,000 chemicals, biochemicals, and other essential products to more than 1.4 million customers globally in research and applied labs as well as in industrial and commercial
With this delicate product, they also strive to operate at highly set sustainable standards, awarding them titles like #20 Most Sustainable Company in the World by Corporate Knights on the Global 100 at Davos and the Natural Capital Leader by Trucost and GreenBiz. Besides that, they are the only locally headquartered company in St. Louis to be recognized by CDP, Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Using third-party verification systems, Sigma-Aldrich is operating at the top for efficient Operational Excellence.
Sigma-Aldrich’s commitment to sustainability is front and center, just like their solar panels and EV charging station: Meeting society’s needs for products and services with progressively less negative impact on the world where we live and work. Sigma-Aldrich’s initiatives promote greater environmental responsibility and support energy conservation, natural resource conservation, material reuse, reduction and recycling, and the application of green chemistry into still more of their processing operations worldwide. They look forward to evaluating opportunities to partner with their customers in these important areas, and encourage suppliers to continually improve their supply operations in support of a healthier and cleaner environment. Their commitment is not just to operating sustainably themselves, but to provide a safe and sustainable product for their consumers and a healthy work environment for employees. President & CEO, Rakesh Sachdev, shares, “In 2012, we achieved a 10% intensity reduction in CO2 emissions and also made significant progress in reducing water usage in our operations. Our investments in increased water efficiency yielded another year of absolute water use reductions and an 8% improvement over our 2011 performance. All told, we have reduced our water usage by more than 500,000 cubic meters annually since 2009.
We continue investing in energy efficiency as part of our 10 Facilities Project, which reduces our energy requirements and decreases our carbon emissions to mitigate potential climate change effects. Sigma-Aldrich also became a signatory of the UN Global Compact. The UN Global Compact provides a baseline for the manner in which companies should operate in regard to human rights, Overall commitment to constant improvement leads to world-wide recognition for leadership.
Top Down Commitment labor, the environment, and anti-corruption. In 2012, we introduced an enhanced tool for providing customers greater visibility into our more environmentally friendly products. This tool provides quantitative information on how we are improving the environmental footprint of our products through reformulation, while retaining superior performance and quality.”