Health and SafetyImprove our safety performance, reducing our Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR), a measure of accidents and injuries compared to hours worked
EngagementEnhance employee engagement, reducing total employee turnover, including voluntary and involuntary turnover as a percentage of total workforce
Emission ReductionsFurther reduce our carbon footprint, measured in metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e) from scopes 1 and 2 with a 2010 baseline
Net Climate BenefitGrow our Net Climate Benefit Factor, which is the sum of the GHG emission benefits of our recycling, renewable energy, and carbon sequestration activities, divided by our Scope 1 and 2 emissions
Resource SolutionsGrow our Resource Solutions business, to reduce, reuse, or recycle over 2 Million tons of solid waste materials per year by 2030
Renewable EnergyDouble the renewable energy from our facilities, including landfill gas, solar, and geothermal energy from Casella-owned and partner facilities, in MMBTU with a 2019 baseline
Fuel EfficiencyImprove our fuel efficiency, reducing our Gigajoules (GJ) of fuel consumed per ton of waste and recycling collected by 20% below a 2019 baseline
Environmental ComplianceMaintain strong environmental compliance, reducing our number of sanctions including notices of violation, enforcement orders, and notices of non-compliance/deficiencies
Community GivingIncrease our community giving, including charitable donations, in-kind services, and local community sponsorships
Employee VolunteerismIncrease volunteering in our communities, as measured by employee volunteer hours
Safe Harbor Statement
Certain matters discussed on this website, including, but not limited to, the statements regarding our intentions, beliefs or current expectations concerning, among other things, our Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) goals, targets and commitments and anticipated actions to meet such goals, targets and commitments, are “forward-looking statements” intended to qualify for the safe harbors from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can generally be identified as such by the context of the statements, including words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “may,” “would,” “intend,” “estimate,” “will,” “guidance” and other similar expressions, whether in the negative or affirmative. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about the industry and markets in which the Company operates and management’s beliefs and assumptions. The Company cannot guarantee that it actually will achieve the ESG goals, targets or commitments disclosed in the forward-looking statements made. Such forward-looking statements, and all phases of the Company’s operations, involve a number of risks and uncertainties, any one or more of which could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in its forward-looking statements.
Such risks and uncertainties include or relate to, among other things, the following: the ability to improve the Company’s safety performance; the extent and impact of employee engagement; the ability to increase the amount of recyclables processed or other resources managed and grow the Company’s Resource Solutions business; the ability to increase renewable energy produced from the Company’s facilities; the impact of changes to, or new, statutory, regulatory and legal requirements; the ability to improve the Company’s fuel efficiency; the ability to further reduce the Company’s carbon footprint; changes to the Company’s Net Climate Benefit Factor; and the amount of the Company’s giving and volunteering in its communities.
There are a number of other important risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company’s actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. These additional risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, those detailed in Item 1A, “Risk Factors” in the Company’s most recently filed Form 10-K and in other filings that the Company may make with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the future.
The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.