Sustainable Development

Since our first days as a company, Caterpillar has designed and built the world’s most powerful, innovative and durable machines and engines. Our customers put them to work on projects that help the world grow and develop, supporting sustainable progress and improved living standards for people everywhere.

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Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Caterpillar Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North American indices. Marking the 17th time Caterpillar has been included in the DJSI, Caterpillar leads its global peers in the Capital Goods sector in the areas of innovation management, risk and crisis management, labor practices and human rights, and corporate citizenship and philanthropy.

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Caterpillar Inc.'s Contributions to Sustainable Development Recognized by United Nations
By 2030, the United Nations wants to accomplish three extraordinary things: end poverty, combat climate change and fight injustice and inequality. The UN also has a blueprint to achieve that vision. The plan is called UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – 17 global goals to make our world more prosperous, inclusive, sustainable and resilient.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

An Historic Relationship | Caterpillar and the Panama Canal
Since our first days as a company, Caterpillar has designed and built the world’s most powerful, innovative and durable machines and engines. Our customers put them to work on projects that help the world grow and develop, supporting sustainable progress and improved living standards for people everywhere.

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  4. Caterpillar's 2016 Sustainability Report
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  5. Sustainable Development
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  6. Strengthening Communities
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  7. Caterpillar's 2015 Year in Review
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  8. Caterpillar's 2015 Sustainability Report
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  9. Caterpillar Employee United Way Appeal
    The United Way has been Caterpillar’s only annual solicitation for funds to its employees and retirees for more than 60 years.
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    Meeting the demands of the increasing global population and improving the standard of living throughout the work will require infrastructure...