Caterpillar 2018 Sustainability Report

Creating Pathways to Cat Dealer Careers


A global company like Caterpillar depends on talented people to run dealerships, repair equipment and launch businesses that use Cat machines. Caterpillar is working to provide training and mentorship to those eager to take on these roles.

Learn more about Technicians for the World, an online program sponsored by Caterpillar that meets the growing need for skilled service technicians.

Solar Turbines Welcomes an Untapped Source of Talent


When a team from Solar Turbines toured the National Foundation for Autism Research facility, they quickly realized the students could be an excellent fit for Solar.  Read more about how Solar Turbines' Package and Systems Engineering team worked with NFAR to develop a software testing internship program for individuals with autism. 

Caterpillar Including Everyone in Women’s Advancement


Caterpillar believes diverse ideas and experiences lead to a deeper understanding. Read more about how Caterpillar's Women’s Initiative Network employee resource group in Singapore demonstrated this in a big way.

Caterpillar Working to Invest in its People


Caterpillar's workforce is made up of smart, diverse, committed people who work together to help build a better world. Read more about how Caterpillar is supporting its customers through groundbreaking solutions to giving back to its local communities. 

Process Improvements Lead to a Safer Workplace


Caterpillar employees at the Seguin, Texas, facility found a solution for unloading and packing finished engines onto shipping pallets – a process that previously presented safety and ergonomic issues.

Learn more about how Caterpillar's process improvements lead to a safer workplace. 

A Sustainable Plan for Every Part


The team at Caterpillar's Fargo, North Dakota, facility discovered an opportunity to strengthen collaboration and standardize transfer of nonconforming material – a process that has been manual and inconsistent until now.

Read more about Caterpillar's sustainable plan for every part. 


Caterpillar Employees Inspire Energy Savings


Plant managers invited employees to contribute ideas to improve processes to conserve energy – and they delivered. Learn more about how Caterpillar employees inspire energy savings. 

Sun Powered Solutions in Mexico


Three Caterpillar buildings in Mexico are now offsetting 100 percent of their power usage with energy backed by solar power sources and clean energy certificates.

Read more about Caterpillar's sun powered solutions.

Working to Reduce Operational Impact


Before Cat® machines get to work on customer sites, many are assembled in manufacturing facilities. Read more about how Caterpillar is committed to working in a way that minimizes the company's environmental footprint.

Setting Sail With Lower Emissions


Click here to learn how Caterpillar is helping find ways to reduce the emissions footprint of marine transport – and specifically the cruise industry – thanks to MaK™ brand dual-fuel engines.


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