FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) has been recognized as a leader in the World Benchmarking Alliance's 2023 Nature Benchmark. The company ranked 23rd out of 350 companies in the food and agriculture sector and 6th in the agricultural inputs segment.
The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) assesses the 2,000 most influential companies across industries on their performance and contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The 2023 Nature Benchmark ranked companies' efforts to protect the environment and its biodiversity, including the protection and restoration of vital ecosystems.
“At FMC, we see our efforts to protect biodiversity and the environment as mission critical,” said Julie DiNatale, vice president and chief sustainability officer. “We are excited that our ranking by WBA reflects our hard work in this space and we will continue to partner with farmers and across the food and agriculture value chain to drive improvements that benefit generations to come.”
FMC continues to make strong progress on its net-zero and waste to beneficial reuse goals. Material circularity is a key priority for the company's operating sites around the globe, which have collectively increased the company's waste to beneficial reuse to nearly 70% in 2023. FMC was also recognized for its strong governance around sustainability, notably its inclusion of key sustainability targets in executive compensation.