Cummins releases sixth annual Sustainability Report

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Cummins Inc. has released its sixth annual Sustainability Report on the company website, The report details Cummins’ environmental and corporate responsibility efforts, in addition to providing an overview of the Columbus, Ind.-based 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 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; and
  • 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 website. 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.