Posted June 12, 2023

Columbus McKinnon releases third sustainability report

Columbus McKinnon Corp. (CMCO), a designer and manufacturer of intelligent motion solutions for material handling, has announced the publication of its third annual Corporate Sustainability (CSR) Report. It details key initiatives in the areas of environmental sustainability, social impact, and governance responsibility.

Key achievements outlined in the report include:

  • Listed as one of Newsweek Magazine’s “Top Responsible Companies” and received an excellent score of “B-“ as a first-time reporter to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
  • In addition to reporting to CDP, made first time disclosures aligned with the Taskforce on Carbon-Related Financial Disclosures’ (TCFD) standard in Fiscal Year 2023.
  • Launched CMCO Cares Program in Fiscal Year 2023, formalizing the company’s corporate giving program
  • Launched Learning in Motion program to further employee development providing four tailored levels to address varying levels of professional experience
  • Advanced environmental transparency, socially impactful initiatives, and strong ethics and governance practices
  • Made measurable progress on waste reduction and energy management goals

“We are making great progress on many fronts as we build a stronger, sustainable enterprise and continue to further unlock our potential,” said David Wilson, president and CEO of Columbus McKinnon. “Sustainability and ESG are integrated throughout our business, our strategy, and our daily work. As we advance our efforts, we further reinforce the foundation from which we can continue to build. For us, ESG is embedded in our Purpose as we create intelligent motion solutions that move the world forward and improve lives.”