Mosaic is among 113 companies recognized as global leaders in environmental performance and climate action
PLYMOUTH, Minn., Nov. 5, 2015 /CNW/ -- For the third consecutive year, The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) has achieved recognition from the international non-profit, CDP, for demonstrating measurable action and strategies to reduce greenhouse emissions (GHGs) and mitigate climate-related business risks.
Mosaic achieved a grade of A for performance and is one of 113 companies to be recognized on the CDP Climate "A" List. CDP independently assessed thousands of companies' disclosures against its scoring methodology, and selected only 5 percent for inclusion on the A List.
"Our sustainability efforts are paying off. Mosaic is conserving natural resources, reducing its carbon footprint and decreasing operating costs. While we're leading our industry in these efforts, there is more we plan to accomplish," said Joc O'Rourke, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mosaic Company. "By 2020, Mosaic is targeting to reduce energy and freshwater use and greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent per product tonne."
This is Mosaic's sixth disclosure to CDP. Mosaic cited measurable initiatives, including potash process engineering improvements in Saskatchewan, energy efficient LED lights in its China and Florida facilities, and a new port terminal crane in Brazil. Learn more about Mosaic's performance in its 2014 Annual Report & Outlook and 2014 Sustainability Report, titled "Leading with Purpose."
About The Mosaic Company
The Mosaic Company is one of the world's leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. Mosaic is a single source provider of phosphate and potash fertilizers and feed ingredients for the global agriculture industry. Learn more at www.mosaicco.com.
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