Tag: sustainability

SBT Initiative Approves Uponor’s GHG Emission-reduction Targets

Science-based targets provide companies with a clearly defined path to reduce emissions in alignment with the Paris Agreement goals

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MAY 04, 2021 — Science Based Targets (SBT), an organization dedicated to driving climate action in the private sector, recently granted Uponor approval of its new greenhouse gas (GHG) emission-reduction targets. The SBT initiative defines and promotes best practice in science-based target setting and independently assesses companies’ goals. The targets are set in alignment with the latest climate science requirements needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and aim to limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C (approximately 3°F).

Uponor wins Minnesota Manufacturing Sustainability Award from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JANUARY 6, 2021 — The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently announced Uponor North America is the 2020 Manufacturing Sustainability Award honoree recognizing the commitment to conserving water, reducing waste, improving energy efficiency and empowering labor.

Each year the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal honors the region’s top manufacturing companies that drive the local economy with innovation and productivity at world-class levels. This marks the first time Uponor has won the prestigious award.

Uponor Sustainability Report Card helps motivate long-time plastic fittings supplier to embrace sustainability improvements

Circle Pines, Minnesota-based, injection-molding company more than doubles its vendor report-card score in only two years by aggressively boosting its performance in energy conservation, packaging materials, health and safety audits, and other areas.

BY JOHN O’REILLY

APPLE VALLEY, MINNESOTA — Few things in this world can be factually characterized as truly “unique” — as in “one of a kind,” “nothing like it anywhere else.” But for Eric Eichten, “unique” is an absolutely spot-on summation of the three-year-old Uponor Sustainability Report Card questionnaire process.

Uponor Distribution Center now powered 100 percent by wind energy

Uponor is committed to using 100 percent renewable resources to power its facilities globally by 2025

APPLE VALLEY (April 22, 2020) — In conjunction with Earth Day 2020, Uponor North America is pleased to announce that its Lakeville, Minn., distribution center now receives 100 percent of its electrical power from wind energy, and is the first major manufacturing customer to participate in Dakota Electric Association’s Wellspring Renewable Energy program.