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2019 | Sustainability Report
Caterpillar's Environmental,
Social and Governance Approach

This Report

The reporting period is the 2019 calendar year, which is also Caterpillar’s fiscal year. Caterpillar is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, USA. Contact us.

This report has been prepared in accordance with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Standards.

Report content represents 100% of the products and operations of Caterpillar Inc. and its subsidiaries where we have a controlling financial interest. Where noted, Caterpillar’s independent dealer network and supplier network are also represented. Caterpillar and subsidiary brands are listed on our website. Caterpillar’s environmental and safety metrics for operations are consolidated based on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol “operational control” approach. Environmental data includes all manufacturing and office facilities with more than 500 employees. Safety data includes employees in all workplaces within Caterpillar’s reporting boundary.

ERM Certification and Verification Services (ERM CVS) has conducted independent assurance of selected 2019 environmental and safety data. To understand the scope, activities and conclusions of the assurance process, please see the ERM CVS Assurance Statement.