Sigma-Aldrich Global Citizenship

What if Science Changed the World?

Global Citizenship at

As a company founded on the principles of improving the quality of life through science, being committed to Global Citizenship is in our DNA. We work to enable our employees, customers and the greater community to continue to benefit from these fundamental beliefs.

What we’ve been up to?

Sigma-Aldrich looks back at 2013. Click here to read the report.

Global Citizenship Initiative GC1015 Goals

  • 80% Complete Waste
  • 60% Complete Emissions
  • 100% Complete Water
  • 50% Complete Energy
  • 50% Complete Supply Chain
  • 56% Complete Greener Alternative Products
  • 46% Complete Team

Environmental Sustainability

Proactively managing our impact happens in many areas of our business. Whether it's our natural resource usage, our supply chain partners or our products, we're working to minimize our impact.

Green Chemistry

Committed to Cleaner, Safer and More Efficient Products

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Sigma-Aldrich's 2014 Livetime Carbon Footprint YTD

  • 43,895 Natural Gas
  • 568 Scope 1 Other
  • 124,153 Scope 2
  • 168,616 Total CO2*

*All numbers are reported in metric tonnes.

“We have the unique opportunity to positively affect our environment by helping scientists tackle their problems with creative solutions.”

Rakesh Sachdev
CEO & President

Fiscal Accountability

Financial transparency is integral to our efforts as a credible, honest, sustainable business.

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