Xylem, a water technology company, announced May 15 that the company has made progress in regards to its sustainability goals in 2022, according to a press release. Included in these achievements, the company enabled water utilities to reduce their CO2 emissions by an equivalent of 2.8 million tonnes since 2019.
This was made possible by the “deployment of high-efficiency technologies and digital solutions,” Xylem said. The full results of the company’s sustainability report also note their emissions reduction target for 2025 is well ahead of schedule. Additionally, the company has reduced the total process water use by 26% since 2019, and they have moved over half of its major facilities to 100% process water recycling and reuse, according to the press release.
The company’s sustainability report also notes that 88% of the manufacturing, office, and service facilities’ electricity was from renewable sources in 2022. This represents a 13% increase over the previous year.
“As impacts from climate change intensify, water operators in utilities and businesses are leaning in to be part of the solution – embracing advanced technologies that improve the resiliency and sustainability of water systems at an affordable cost – all while lowering carbon emissions,” said Patrick Decker, president and CEO of Xylem.
Xylem is based in Washington, D.C.
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