Energy-industry-focused engineering and construction solutions provider McDermott International announced today a series of sustainability goals, including commitments to cut Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 50%, and Scope 3 by 35% by 2030.

The new goals were outlined in McDermott’s latest sustainability report. The report also highlights goals including a 50% reduction in waste generation by 50% by 2030, achieving zero office waste-to-landfill by 2025, along with additional targets for advancing social investment, local content, and human rights.

Rachel Clingman, McDermott’s Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Governance, said:

“McDermott is a trusted business partner helping our clients energize the world. Our talented global workforce is proactively partnering with clients to design and deliver critical infrastructure with lower environmental impact throughout every phase of development and beyond.”

“Our sustainability report identifies the progress we have already made. And it confirms our commitment to reducing GHG emissions, managing water use, reducing waste-to-landfill and improving socially responsible investments that support the communities where we operate.”

In the report, Lee A. McIntire, McDermott President & Chief Executive Officer, said:

“Sustainability for us is a journey of continuous improvement. Ours is a journey of advancing the needs of a low-carbon global economy. It is a journey of evolving partnerships with our people and communities while continuously improving our measurement and disclosures.”

Read McDermott’s full sustainability report here:

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