Corporate Social Responsibility

Our company ethos – Deliver Benefit – guides our every action and decision. These words to encapsulate the idea that we should positively impact our customers, employees, shareholders and society at every opportunity. At Waters, our commitment to sustainability is rooted in how we Deliver Benefit.

As the industry leader in specialty measurement, we share a common mission with our customers to improve people’s lives around the world. Whether it’s discovering new pharmaceuticals, assuring the safety of the world’s food and water supplies, or ensuring the integrity of a chemical entity in production, we are constantly working with our 40,000+ customers to change the world.

Enhancing human health and well-being is at the core of what our products and services achieve, and it’s at the center of how we operate around the world. It drives us to measure, manage and commit to reductions in our environmental footprint. It guides us to give back to the communities where we live and work. And it serves as the center for how we grow and develop our high-quality workforce.

2025 Sustainability Goals
To accelerate progress on our sustainability journey, Waters has committed to 2025 sustainability goals.


Advance Our Innovation Ecosystem Advance Our Innovation Ecosystem
We will systematically implement measurable, sustainable practices in how we innovate, develop and deliver our products.
Reduce Our Environmental Impact
We will improve our operations performance by decreasing environmental impact and increasing natural resource efficiency.
Enhance Our Sustainable Supply Chain Enhance Our Sustainable Supply Chain
We will advance an end-to-end product and supply chain sustainability program that identifies opportunities in engineering, procurement and operations to reduce the environmental impact of our products and supply chain.
Lead by Example in our Employee Development & Engagement
We continue to focus on the employees we have today – and the employees we will need tomorrow – through programs and initiatives that drive diversity, inclusion, and development.
Nurture Our Culture of Health, Safety and Well-being Nurture Our Culture of Health, Safety and Well-being
We will foster an attitude of awareness, preparedness, and responsiveness across our workplace and throughout our supply chain.

Download Sustainability Report (pdf):

2019 Sustainability Report
2014-2017 Sustainability Report
2014 Sustainability Report
2012 Sustainability Report
2009 Sustainability Report

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