The Clorox Company Named Barron's Most Sustainable U.S. Company
The Clorox Company has earned the top ranking on Barron's 2023 100 Most Sustainable Companies list — its second time in the top five and fifth consecutive year in the top 25 since the rankings were first released in 2018. Clorox was selected for its continued efforts around sustainability, diversity and transparency. Clorox has made considerable progress toward its ambitious ESG goals across the areas where it can have the greatest impact: Clean World, Healthy Lives and Thriving Communities. Recent highlights include: Surpassed science-based target to reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 50 percent by 2030, with a longer-term goal to achieve net-zero emissions across scopes 1, 2 and 3 by 2050, Reached goal to source 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy for U.S. and Canadian operations, Attained zero-waste-to-landfill status in nearly half of its facilities and more than three-quars of its plants, Reached 84 percent of the company's goal to have 100 percent recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025, Named an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2022 Safer Choice Partner of the Year for the fifth time for the company's manufacturing of products that contain ingredients the EPA has determined are safer for human health and the environment, Reached and maintained pay equity commitment —meaning no statistically significant differences in pay— across gender globally and races/ethnicities in the U.S. for the last two years, Included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fifth consecutive year, which tracks the performance of public companies committed to transparency in gender-data reporting.