3M (originally the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company) is an American multinational conglomerate operating in the fields of industry, worker safety, healthcare and consumer goods. The company produces over 60,000 products under several brands, including adhesives, abrasives, laminates, passive fire protection, personal protective equipment, window films, paint protection films, dental and orthodontic products, electrical and electronic connecting and insulating materials, medical products, car-care products, electronic circuits, healthcare software and optical films. It is based in Maplewood, a suburb of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
3M Center, Saint Paul, MI 55144
More than ever, we need science to create a more positive future where everyone can thrive. The resilience of our planet, our people, and our economy depends on it. As the expectations of our customers, employees, investors, and stakeholders continue to grow, we set meaningful and measurable goals that demonstrate our ESG commitments and progress. Our employees are driven to pursue these goals and make a difference in the world — and we’re proud of the recognition their efforts have earned for 3M. We’re committed to innovate to decarbonize industry, accelerate climate solutions, improve our environmental footprint, and do more with less to strengthen the circular economy. We back initiatives that foster sustainable communities, including projects that promote STEM education, protect ecosystems, support local economies, and enhance livelihoods. Our corporate governance practices serve the long-term interests of our shareholders, strengthen 3M’s Board of Directors and management, and further enhance public trust in 3M. We approach our sustainability work through our Strategic Sustainability Framework. Its three pillars of Science for Circular, Science for Climate, and Science for Community help guide our business decisions and strategy, as well as how we focus our efforts on local and global community impact. 3M’s corporate Purpose expresses our ambition to leverage our passion for science to reimagine what’s possible. Together with our Promise and Principles, it drives and informs our approach to sustainability. As we build on our global capabilities and diverse technologies, we apply our expertise to advance our impact and shape a sustainable future within our Strategic Sustainability Framework and its three organizing pillars: Science for Circular, Science for Climate, and Science for Community. Within these pillars, we build partnerships, implement projects, and develop processes that move us forward in the areas where we can make the greatest impact.