Environmental, Social and Governance

2022 ESG Report

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ESG at Mueller

At our core, Mueller is committed to incorporating the fundamental principles of sustainability by lowering our environmental impact on the world around us and operating our business in a safe, inclusive and ethical manner.
Mueller is committed to reducing the environmental impact of our operations, and the products and solutions we offer. We manage our environmental footprint across four key areas: emissions, energy, water and waste.
At Mueller, we strive to create a dynamic, inclusive and safe work environment. The benefits programs, employee engagement initiatives, and health and safety programs we offer provide employees opportunities to develop, learn and take care of themselves and their families.
At Mueller, we take great pride in meeting the needs of constituents and caring for the communities in which we live and serve. In 2022, we worked with employees and customers to coordinate numerous events that demonstrate our commitment to communities.
Mueller is uniquely positioned to help cities and water utilities throughs its broad portfolio of products and solutions helping to provide life-saving fire protection, reduce non-revenue water, extend pipe life and advance product sustainability goals.
Mueller is built on a commitment to the highest standards of ethics and integrity. We maintain robust oversight at the Board level ensure we follow through on our commitments and continue to deliver value for shareholders.

2022 Highlights

Reduction in Scope 1 and 2 Emissions Intensity Against 2015 Baseline
Recycled Metal Used to Produce Our Products
Decrease in Waste Directed to Disposal
Metric Tons of Recycled Metal Used (vs. 22,644 Metric Tons of Total Waste Generated)
2.8 B
Gallons of Water Loss Savings Generated for Clients by EchoShore® Leak Detection since 2020

Our Targets

    • Reduce Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions intensity by 50% by 2035 using 2022 as the baseline
    • Reduce water withdrawal intensity by 3% year-over-year
    • Achieve zero waste to landfills by 2035
    • Identify a total of 7.7 billion gallons of water loss from our EchoShore® leak detection technology between 2020 and 2027
    • Convert all brass products to lead-free alloy and achieve 100% lead-free brass manufacturing processes by 2023
    • Achieve zero safety incidents
    • Improve employee engagement in our Wellness Program by 5% year-over-year by the end of 2023
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Our Community Giving Program

Mueller Water Products is committed to being a socially responsible corporate citizen and to giving back to the communities where we live and work. We have established community outreach guidelines that enable Mueller to make a stronger positive impact by focusing on key areas where we can make a difference. Strategic community outreach directs company resources to stakeholders, societal issues and non-profit organizations that are important for the successful achievement of our strategic business plans. To learn more about our Community Giving Program click below.
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Governance, Policies and Disclosures

• Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Click Here
• Bylaws Click Here
• Corporate Governance Click Here
• Supplier Code of Conduct Click Here
• Conflict Minerals Policy Click Here
• Human Rights Policy Click Here

See our previous ESG reports

• 2020 ESG Report Click Here
• 2021 ESG Report Click Here