Mosaic Celebrates Earth Day
At Mosaic, we are proud of the efforts we make to act responsibly everywhere we operate and continue to prioritize our stewardship of the environment as we celebrate Earth Day.
Acting responsibly at every step in the process is so engrained in our work that it’s one of our company’s strategic priorities. From mine to market, we know minimizing our impacts and maximizing the value we provide to our diverse stakeholders is key to delivering on our mission, responsibly.
In 2020, we announced bold Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Performance Targets to progress our sustainability efforts in four focus areas. We know that respect for the environment, and those who rely on it, is essential to the sustainability of our business — and we are committing significant resources to reducing our impacts and improving our use of shared resources.
Recently, our North America operations launched an internal campaign educating employees on ways to use water wisely and soliciting employee input on how to contribute to Mosaic’s goal of reducing freshwater use by 20% per tonne of product by 2025. In Bartow, Florida, one of our facilities recently made impressive progress towards the site’s freshwater targets, reducing its intake by over 480 million gallons per year – a new low for the site’s freshwater use.
We have also made strong progress toward achieving our target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% per tonne of product by 2025. Our Catalão mine and phosphate manufacturing facility in Brazil recently completed a project to eliminate fossil fuel from the site’s granulation drying process, opting instead for a biofuel substitute that reduced the site’s risk profile and greenhouse gas emissions associated with the drying process by more than 65%.
Learn more about our approach to sustainability.