PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) announced today publication of its 2011 Sustainability Report, "We've Made a Choice," the company's first sustainability report that includes an index to Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) indicators.
"Sustainability has long been a quiet part of FMC's business practices and operating philosophy," said Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, CEO and chairman. "But as the coming decades bring new challenges to supply the world's rapidly growing needs, we acknowledge that sustainability must be more than simply who we are and what we say in a report. Sustainability must be an aspect of our corporate consciousness and an explicit part of our decision making process."
FMC defined a roadmap for sustainability as a corporation during 2011 and formed a Sustainability Committee with its Board of Directors to oversee the company's collective actions. FMC's businesses are aligning their strategic plans with this roadmap, said Brondeau.The FMC 2011 Sustainability Report can be accessed online at the company's sustainability website: www.fmc.com/sustainability. About FMC CorporationFMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. In 2011, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.4 billion. The company employs approximately 5,000 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in three segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals and Industrial Chemicals. For more information, visit www.FMC.com. Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Act of 1995: Statements in this news release that are forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning specific factors described in FMC Corporation's 2011 Form 10-K and other SEC filings. Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. FMC Corporation does not intend to update this information and disclaims any legal obligation to the contrary. Historical information is not necessarily indicative of future performance.