BNSF Publishes Corporate Sustainability Report
FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 9, 2020 – BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) today issued its Corporate Sustainability Report. The report highlights the company’s progress on key initiatives in the areas of sustaining its operations, creating value for its customers, engaging with employees and connecting with communities.
“We take great pride in moving the economy safely and efficiently, which positively impacts all of our stakeholders,” said John Lovenburg, vice president, Environmental. “Continually increasing our efficiency lowers emissions, decreases costs and reinforces the reliability and safety of our network, which in turn supports our long-term vision of sustainably moving freight.”
BNSF reported key metrics of its long-term sustainability vision using a framework of key topics: Safety, Growth and Capability, Efficiency, Technology, People and Community. The report focuses on accomplishments from the 2018 and 2019 calendar years. A full copy of the report is available on BNSF’s website at www.bnsf.com/sustainability.
BNSF is one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies. BNSF operates approximately 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states and also operates in three Canadian provinces. BNSF is one of the top transporters of consumer goods, grain and agricultural products, low-sulfur coal, and industrial goods such as petroleum, chemicals, housing materials, food and beverages. BNSF’s shipments help feed, clothe, supply, and power American homes and businesses every day. BNSF and its employees have developed one of the most technologically advanced, and efficient railroads in the industry. We work continuously to improve the value of the safety, service, energy, and environmental benefits we provide to our customers and the communities we serve. You can learn more about BNSF at www.BNSF.com.