Kirby Company

1920 West 114th Street, Cleveland, OH 44102-2322

The Kirby Company is renowned for our powerful upright vacuum, carpet shampooer, hard floor cleaner, and so much more! Click to learn more today! You invest a lot in your home. Help protect that investment and extend the life of your carpet, floors and furniture with the best vacuum out there: a Kirby system. For over 100 years, our customers have benefited from the confident clean that only Kirby can provide. Kirby products are sold by authorized, independent Distributors in over 50 countries.

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3.1

Overall Excellence Rating

Industry

Engineering Services

Category

Manufacturing

ESG/Ethical Impact

It has been an eventful year in the sustainability space for Kirby Corporation since our last report. Kirby has continued to walk down many meaningful paths in its continued pursuit of a sustainable future. These paths included increased disclosures, emissions projects, ESG related acquisitions, and collaborations and partnerships. Our team, from the Board of Directors down to employees, has cast a wide net in terms of creating a sustainable footprint. This sustainability report will be our third in the last few years and reflects much of the work that has been accomplished. I’m extremely proud that Kirby’s sustainable model is effectively addressing the concerns of our stakeholders and communities, while also upholding our fiduciary responsibility to our shareholders. Kirby has been committed to a culture of ‘No Harm to People, Equipment, and the Environment’ for many decades. This commitment has been put into practice in many ways. Creating a culture where safety is paramount is exemplified in all our business practices and day to day operations. I am delighted to share that even in a year filled with many distractions, our marine transportation group had its lowest lost-time injury rate in its history. I’m grateful that their focus remained strong despite a challenging year. It is also important to recognize the significant volume of products we transport and our commitment to minimize potential impacts on the environment. In 2021, Kirby moved approximately 410.6 million barrels of cargo which represents approximately 17.2 billion gallons of product. We only saw minor spills which were quickly remediated. We are steadfastly committed to taking ownership of even the smallest spill as this is essential to our progress and continuous improvement. Transporting petroleum and petrochemicals are vital for both our domestic and global economies and Kirby has the expertise to do so in a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly manner. Research clearly shows that barges have a significantly smaller impact on the environment when compared to railroad and trucking (as noted in this report on page 18). We are proud to be a leader in our industry, delivering critical products safely, efficiently and reliably every day. We have made strides in other key areas to further benefit the environment. For many years, Kirby has been a leader in the development of modern electric frac equipment, and just last year, we purchased an energy storage solutions business which will help reduce emissions in oilfield and industrial applications. In addition, Kirby is also building a first of its kind diesel electric hybrid towboat for our inland business, and we are partnering with Maersk to provide transportation services for offshore wind projects under a 20-year agreement.

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Awards Received

2023

Revenues

$500,000,000.00

Website Traffic

Employee Rating

3.5

Customer Rating

3.7

Company Size

1000-5000

ESG Risk Rating

3

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