We take our role as a responsible environmental steward seriously. Worthington makes important strides toward sustainability to help ensure the world we share today has a stronger tomorrow.
In 2021, we met ambitious milestones on our path toward a forward thinking future.
At Worthington, we are Makers of Better. We carry that intention into everything we do.
We’re proactive in our approach to sustainability. We’re setting a pathway to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Worthington’s pledge to set emissions reduction targets aligned with a 1.5 degree Celsius science-based target clearly demonstrates our commitment to sustainability.
Our employees are a catalyst for progress, even during a global pandemic. That’s why we call them Makers of Better.
Their resilience and action culminated in 65 Acts of Good in 2021, where Worthington employees completed 65 positive acts around the globe. By stepping up for each other and our business partners, they embody Our Philosophy of treating people the way we want to be treated.
In fiscal 2021, the company contributed $20M to the Worthington Industries Foundation to support our communities for years to come.
In 2012, Worthington started the Green Star Initiative to increase environmental awareness, drive continuous improvement, and reward facilities for exceptional performance in environmental conservation and stewardship.
Fiscal 2021 was a record year for the Green Start Initiative with 77% of available stars awarded and 64% of locations achieving 4 & 5-stars.
Our Delta, Ohio processing facility exemplifies our approach to conservation.
For two decades, Worthington's Safe Works program has been instrumental in driving a world-class safety culture. Nearly every meeting starts with a safety briefing, safety metrics top employees' performance goals, and safety process improvements never stop.
At 1.82, our total case incident rate is 2.4 times better compared to the U.S. industry average of 4.4.