Materials Sector

Strategic Sector Goals

With respect to the materials sector, we are engaging with companies to try to achieve specific sector goals, including:

  • Working with materials companies to commit to sourcing 100% of their electricity needs from renewable sources and to set science based targets for greenhouse gas reduction.

  • Enhancing corporate disclosure on ESG issues and communicating with investors on sustainability issues.

In addition to these sector specific goals, the NEI ESG team's broader engagement goals and themes are applied to all companies in all sectors. You can find out more about the ESG team process and their guiding principles in the NEI ESG Process section.

Corporate Engagement

We are pursuing dialogues with a number of companies in the materials sector, including:

  • Cemex

  • Teck Resources

  • Givaudan