Cintas ready for the workday

Cintas Corp. has recently announced its ambition to achieve Net Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. The company reports it is also working on a comprehensive, enterprise-wide review of its business model as to environmental, social and governance (ESG) opportunities, improvements, and efficiencies.

The company says it has been built on sustainable business practices, and sustainability measure improvement has been leading in operational success over the years. As its business review continues for the next 12-18 months and will also focus on opportunities to further reduce its overall environmental impact through continued reductions in energy, water, raw materials and waste throughout its business.

In August 2021, the company appointed Christy Nageleisen as its new vice president of ESG and Chief Compliance Officer and created a new risk and compliance department which will  develop the company’s ESG-related strategy, activities, monitoring and compliance. The strategy is expected to include further environmental impact improvements, as well as opportunities related to diversity and inclusion, human capital, safety and health, and governance objectives. In November 2021, the  company expects to release its 2021 ESG Report, with further details on efforts in corporate responsibility, environmental stewardship, social initiatives, and its governance strategy.