3M is a consumer goods, health care, and worker safety conglomerate that produces over 60,000 products under several different brands, including Post-it, Scotch, Filtrete, Command, and Nexcare. Other 3M lines include adhesives, laminates, personal protective equipment, dental and orthodontic items, and car-care products. In February 2021, 3M announced plans to invest approximately $1 billion over the next 20 years in sustainability goals like achieving carbon neutrality by 2050; reducing water use by 25% at 3M facilities; and returning higher quality water to the environment after use in manufacturing operations. During the coronavirus pandemic, 3M worked with the U.S. government to help provide N95 masks and other protective equipment to frontline and essential workers.
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