Harsco Releases 2021 Environmental, Social & Governance Report
Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC), a global market leading
provider of environmental solutions for industrial and specialty
waste streams, today released its Environmental, Social &
Governance (ESG) Report, highlighting the Company’s corporate
sustainability efforts throughout fiscal year 2021.
“There is always more work to be done when it comes to ESG, but
I am proud of Harsco’s continued contributions to making the world
a better place by responsibly solving some of its most difficult
environmental challenges,” said Nick Grasberger, Chairman & CEO
of Harsco Corporation. “Our clear vision of sustainable
environmental solutions gives purpose to our present while defining
Harsco’s 2021 ESG Report is informed by leading sustainability
reporting standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative
(GRI) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB).
The report outlines Harsco’s four ESG focus areas, the Company’s
vision and strategy, and the critical role of its Values, Code of
Conduct and governance structure in enabling its continued success.
Case studies across the Company’s segments illustrate ongoing
progress toward its goals.
Highlights of the report include:
Focus Areas and Key Performance Indicators
- Innovative Solutions
- Harsco launched 38 new environmental
solutions, a 31% increase compared to 2020.
- Harsco derived 100% of revenue from
environmentally focused segments, a 22% increase compared to
- Thriving Environment
- Harsco Environmental avoided 6.3
million mt CO2e through recycling/repurposing, up from 5.85 million
mt CO2e in 2020.
- Clean Earth recycled more than 8
billion pounds of waste.
- Safe Workplaces
- Harsco Environmental’s total
recordable incident rate (TRIR) dropped to 0.62.
- Harsco’s largest division embarked
on a safety culture change journey called Visible Felt Leadership –
an intentional leadership model where every leader is consistently
visible and leads in such a way that their teams know their leader
genuinely cares for their well-being.
- Inspired People
- Harsco employees collectively
volunteered in their communities for 1,700 hours.
- Employees launched the company’s
first-ever employee resource group, Women of Harsco.
Harsco Environmental 2022 Priorities
- Increase the proportion of mill
services that provide environmental benefits to steel customers.
Two years ago, about 64% of Harsco Environmental’s revenue came
from environmental solutions, such as recycling and reuse; today
that number is 73%.
- Grow the ecoproducts™ and
- Increase revenue from the
ecoproducts™ line of innovative offerings.
Clean Earth 2022 Priorities
- Focus on organic growth
opportunities, including growing the Fullcircle™ concierge advanced
waste lifecycle program and the business’s newly launched
Hospitality and Convenience Store hazardous waste services.
- Add treatment capabilities at
existing treatment, storage and disposal facilities (TSDFs).
Executive Pay and ESG Performance
In 2021, Harsco implemented an ESG modifier for the Executive
Leadership Team and selected additional employee participants in
the Company’s annual incentive plan, modifying these individuals’
annual variable compensation by +/- 20% across several ESG metrics,
including health and safety; environmental compliance; ethics and
compliance; diversity, equity and inclusion; and employee
engagement and development.
To view Harsco’s 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance
Report in full, please
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About Harsco Corporation
Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) is a global market leader
providing environmental solutions for industrial and specialty
waste streams, and innovative technologies for the rail sector.
Based in Camp Hill, PA, the 12,000-employee company operates in
more than 30 countries. Harsco’s common stock is a component of the
S&P SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index. Additional
information can be found at www.harsco.com.
About Harsco Environmental
Harsco's Environmental division is the largest and most
comprehensive provider of onsite material processing and
environmental services to the global metals industry, with
operations at over 130 customer sites across more than 32
countries. The division is a technology partner to cleaner, more
efficient metal production, providing customers with economically
and environmentally viable solutions for the treatment and reuse of
Visit www.harsco-environmental.com to learn more.
About Clean Earth
Clean Earth’s vision is to create a better future for our
people, partners and planet by turning specialty waste into
recycling opportunities. Clean Earth is one of the largest
specialty waste companies in the United States providing
remediation, disposal, recycling and beneficial reuse solutions for
hazardous and non-hazardous waste and contaminated materials.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, it operates a
network of 91 locations across the United States. As a leader in
the industry, Clean Earth has the experience and capabilities to
provide efficient, effective hazardous and non-hazardous waste
recycling and disposal solutions. Our portfolio of technologies and
services touches nearly every industry that generates waste
including energy, infrastructure, commercial, industrial, retail
and healthcare markets. To learn more, visit
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