2012 Company Sustainability Report
Mercury Marine’s Sustainability Policy
We are committed to meeting our fiscal responsibilities while developing and manufacturing products in a manner that is safe, environmentally responsible, protective of the earth’s natural resources and fosters improvements in the quality of life for all stakeholders.
Mercury Marine is the world’s largest manufacturer of marine engines – products that allow people throughout the world to play and work on the water. Respected as an industry leader in the development of engine technology and manufacturing processes, Mercury Marine set the pace and established new standards as the marine industry moved forward with contemporary low-emissions outboard, inboard and sterndrive marine propulsion systems.
Although sustainable actions have long been integral components of our business practices, in 2011 Mercury organized these activities under companywide policies to ensure measurement and achievement. We also are committed to creating a culture of sustainability throughout the company. This report outlines those efforts and states sustainability goals for the future.
Revenues: $2 billion
Employees: 5,200 worldwide
Global: Manufacturing plants in four countries; global distribution networks in more than 130 countries
Marine Control Systems, Parts and Accessories
|2003||Mercury has more CARB (California Air Resources Board) 3-Star certified outboard engines than any other manufacturer.|
|2004||Verado outboard engines with supercharged, four-stroke technology set new standards for fuel economy and emissions.|
|2005||OptiMax 225 Pro XS is first fuel-efficient, performance outboard built on main assembly line.|
|2006||Mercury leads industry with highest percentage of sales from low-emission outboards.|
|Zeus pod systems provide up to 30 percent better fuel economy than inboards.|
|2007||Refined 150 Verado delivers up to 43 percent better fuel economy than direct-injected two-stroke competitor engine of equal horsepower better fuel economy than inboards.|
|2008||Catalyzed sterndrive and inboard emissions meet or beat CARB standards.|
|2009||New 8.2L big block engine is first model to come standard with catalyst technology and ultra-low emissions.|
|2010||ECO-Screen named green product of the year for helping boaters achieve significant improved fuel efficiency.|