Oshkosh Corporation Partners with Manufacture 2030 to Enhance Supply Chain Sustainability
OSHKOSH, Wis. (Oct. 11, 2023) – Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of purpose-built vehicles and equipment, today announced a strategic partnership with Manufacture 2030 to move the company closer to establishing its science-based targets. Oshkosh is the first manufacturer of purpose-built commercial vehicles on the Manufacture 2030 platform.
Manufacture 2030 provides global brands, corporations and their small and medium-sized suppliers with the data, tools and support they need to help meet their GHG emissions reduction targets. Manufacture 2030’s unique software platform and support services help measure, manage and reduce emissions across global supply chains.
In the first phase of the partnership, Oshkosh is offering the Manufacture 2030 platform to its top 300 suppliers. These suppliers represent an estimated 75 percent of Oshkosh’s total supply chain emissions. Manufacture 2030’s platform will help suppliers identify which actions to take to measure, manage and reduce carbon emissions and trim operational costs.
“At Oshkosh, sustainability is integrated into everything we do,” said Kevin Tubbs, vice president, chief ethics, compliance and sustainability officer, Oshkosh Corporation. “Our partnership with Manufacture 2030 will help our suppliers create carbon action plans to drive sustainable growth. Manufacture 2030 is a key program for Oshkosh to help us measure and reduce our supply chain emissions effectively and to make progress towards achieving our sustainability goals.”
Across the company, Oshkosh is making steady progress in its sustainability efforts, including the expansion of its purpose-built, battery-electric-powered products. Electric vehicle (EV) offerings now include North America’s first fully integrated, zero-emission electric refuse collection vehicle, North America’s first electric fire truck, the world’s first all-electric scissor lift, the next-generation delivery vehicle (NGDV) for the United States Postal Service and an electric airport rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicle.
Oshkosh is committed to people and our planet. Oshkosh Corporation has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for four consecutive years, highlighting our commitment to sustainable business practices. In addition, Oshkosh has been named one of America’s Most Responsible and One of the World’s Most Trustworthy Companies by Newsweek, one of FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies and recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical companies.
To learn more, or to access the fiscal year 2022 Sustainability Report, please click here oshkoshcorp.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs approximately 17,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common purpose: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Hinowa, Power Towers, Pierce®, MAXIMETAL, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™ Communications, Oshkosh® Airport Products, JBT® AeroTech and Pratt Miller. For more information, visit oshkoshcorp.com.
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About Manufacture 2030
Manufacture 2030 provides global brands, corporations and their small and medium-sized suppliers with the data, tools and support they need to be certain they can hit their GHG emissions reduction targets. Manufacturer 2030’s unique software platform and support services help measure, manage, and reduce emissions across global supply chains. Clients include leading brands like: Reckitt, Bayer, GSK, and Toyota. For more information, please visit manufacture2030.com.
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