We are committed to reducing the environmental impacts of our operations on air, land and water, and developing products and innovative solutions that help growers tackle the environmental challenges facing the agriculture industry.

2020 Performance 2019-2020 Change 2020 Highlights
13.2 million tonnes Scope 1 and 2 carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) associated with crop input production image-20210325063841-11%
  • Set a target to reduce operational GHG emissions intensity by 30 percent by 2030, compared to our 2018 baseline.
  • Launched our Carbon Program to partner directly with growers while supporting sustainable agriculture and enhancing grower profitability.
1.0 million tonnes carbon dioxide (CO2) captured image-20210325063841-117%
  • Approximately 1 million tonnes of blue/low-carbon ammonia1 production capability annually.
238 million m3 water withdrawn image-20210325063841-310%
  • Less than 2 percent of our freshwater consumption is from areas with higher water stress.
27 million tonnes of total waste and byproducts disposed of image-20210325063841-31%
  • Continued plastic reuse and recycling at our Retail facilities.
  • In Australia, we own more than 60,000 reusable drums and now participate in a drum leasing program.
  • In Canada, we recycled more than 210,000 kg of used containers through Cleanfarms in 2020.
~1 million tonnes of environmentally smart products (ESN and DEF) sold image-20210325063841-38%
  • Sales of our Environmentally Smart Nitrogen (“ESN”) and diesel exhaust fluid (“DEF”) products in 2020 grew by 8 percent as compared to 2019.
1ammonia produced primarily utilizing carbon capture utilization and storage or other low-emission production technologies to significantly reduce the carbon intensity of resultant production; this definition does not include end product use.

Feeding the Future Plan

Transforming Agriculture: Our 2030 Commitments.


For further information on our performance see our 2021 ESG Report