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Flowserve’s 2020 ESG Report, formerly known as the Flowserve Sustainability Report, details the progress of the company’s ESG performance and underlines Flowserve’s commitment to supporting its customers throughout the energy transition of the future. .
Highlights of the report
Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for global infrastructure markets, announced the release of its 2020 Environment, Society and Governance (ESG) report .
This report, formerly known as the Flowserve Sustainability Report, details the progress of our ESG performance, our approach to building a more sustainable future and how we enable our clients to achieve their sustainability goals.
“While 2020 has presented many challenges for people and businesses around the world, it has also heightened our focus on sustainability and the importance of achieving our goal every day,” said Scott Rowe, President and CEO of The direction. “As we look to the future, we are committed to reducing our own environmental footprint and supporting our customers with our innovative solutions as they continue their journey of energy transformation, helping to make the world a better place today. and for generations to come, ”he added.
The ESG 2020 report underlines Flowserve’s commitment to supporting its customers throughout the energy transition of the future through our increased investments in innovation and product development. Other 2020 achievements highlighted in the ESG report include:
- Record-breaking security performance, including in our COVID-19 protocols
- Significant progress in reducing our emissions and staying on track to meet our carbon reduction target by 2030
- Sustainability driven product development process, which has helped design and improve a number of products
- Ongoing commitment to strengthen our culture through our diversity, equity and inclusion program
In addition, throughout the past year, we have taken steps to improve our sustainability and ESG reports. “In our ESG 2020 report, we have made significant progress in including more details on important ESG areas while maintaining alignment with the criteria of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the objectives set out in the Paris Agreement. on climate, ”said Lanesha Minnix, General Counsel. and corporate secretary.
For more information on Flowserve’s ESG and sustainability progress, or to access Flowserve’s 2020 ESG report or the 2020 ESG report summary, visit our Sustainability page on Flowserve.com.
Flowserve Corp. is one of the world’s leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services. Present in more than 50 countries, the company produces engineering and industrial pumps, seals and valves, as well as a range of related flow management services. Further information on Flowserve can be obtained by visiting the company’s website at www.flowserve.com.
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