Environmental Hero


Lubrizol’s role in advancing environmental sustainability is focused in two key areas:

  • Maximizing our handprint: Providing products and solutions that meet and exceed our customers’ and consumers’ performance and sustainability goals
  • Minimizing our footprint: Producing our products in a safe, efficient and responsible manner that minimizes our carbon footprint and preserves and protects natural resources

We follow the Responsible Care® Principles.

As members of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and as signatories to the International Council of Chemical Associations’ Global Charter, we follow the guiding principles of Responsible Care® across all our headquarters, manufacturing and R&D facilities. Our corporate headquarters facility is certified to the RC 14001 multi-site standard, and we are in the process of conducting site-specific audits against this standard at all U.S. facilities where applicable. Globally, our sites are certified to various management system certifications, including ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001 and ISO 9001.



Environmental Footprint Goals

Environmental Footprint Goals

The innovative solutions pioneered at Lubrizol have enabled customers around the world to increase energy efficiency, lower their carbon footprint, and curb GHG emissions for themselves and end users. At the same time, we’re committing to actions that further reduce our own greenhouse gas emissions.

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Product Footprint

Lifecycle Thinking

We view chemistry as an enabler to products that contribute to a cleaner, healthier planet, aligning with our mission to improve lives by delivering efficiency, reliability, or wellness. 

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Waste and Recycling

Lubrizol is committed to reducing the amount of waste, both hazardous and non-hazardous, from our operations, and reusing and recycling materials when possible.

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Water Consumption and Safety

Our facilities have implemented a wide variety of locally managed projects and initiatives to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and address water scarcity concerns.

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Sustainable Sourcing

Our suppliers play a critical role in helping us fulfill our mission of improving the lives of people. They are also instrumental in impacting our ability to achieve our sustainability commitments and goals.

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