PHILADELPHIA, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today the publication of its 2012 Sustainability Report, "Focused Forward," which follows the Global Reporting Initiative™ (GRI) guidelines to report economic, social and environmental performance.
"We've made strong progress since pursuing a more strategic approach to sustainability at the enterprise level," said Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, CEO and chairman. "We are tracking standardized metrics globally and have started to set aggressive sustainability targets. For example, by 2015, we've committed to focus 50 percent of the company's research spending on areas that address specific societal needs."The new report, which can be viewed online at FMC's sustainability website, outlines the company's commitment and focused efforts to support customers, surrounding communities and FMC employees. "Sustainability is a catalyst for growth," said Brondeau. "At FMC, sustainability is unlocking new opportunities to grow and expand our businesses around the world." For more information about sustainability at FMC Corporation, visit www.fmc.com/sustainability. About FMC CorporationFMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial, environmental, and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. In 2012, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.7 billion. The company employs approximately 5,700 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in four segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, FMC Minerals and FMC Peroxygens. 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 2012 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. SOURCE FMC Corporation