Business Overview

Ecolab Business Overview

Ecolab is a trusted partner working behind the scenes at nearly 3 million customer locations throughout the world. We help customers solve operational challenges, reduce their environmental impact and protect their brands. Our associates deliver comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies in more than 170 countries.

2018

Net Sales
$14.7B
SALES by region

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ADJ EPS
$5.25
SALES by Segment

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Uniquely positioned to deliver what matters most

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Last year, Ecolab helped:

Save 188 Billion

gallons of water

Conserve 19 Trillion

BTUs of energy

Prevent

More than

1 Million

foodborne illnessess

Produce 42%

of the global processed

Milk supply
Clean 40 Billion

hands

Reduce 1.4 Billion

pounds of greenhouse gas emissions

Serve 45
Billion

Meals

Generate 22%

of the worl’s power

Make 25%

of the world’s processed food safe

Clean 1 Billion+

hotel rooms

How our platform drives value

Cleaning and Sanitizing

Water Treatment

Technology and Innovation

Business Model and Operating Principles

Equipment and digital platforms

90%+ recurring revenue

Delivering strong and consistent growth

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Macrotrends Are In our Favor

Trends…

Population dynamics

  • Population +30% by 2050
  • Growing middle class
  • Aging population

Impacts…

  • Diet shifts: protein vs grain
  • Increase in food industry regulation
  • Increase healthcare needs

Opportunities…

Growing demand in:

  • Food processing
  • Foodservice
  • Healthcare

Trends…

Resource shortage

  • Food
  • Water
  • Energy

Impacts…

  • 25% more Energy
  • 35% more Food
  • 40% more Water

Opportunities…

Vital solutions for:

  • Protecting food supply
  • Water reduction, reuse, recycle
  • Harder to treat energy sources

Trends…

Interconnected world

  • Globalization
  • Internet
  • Social Media

Impacts…

  • Global travel and trade: new food safety + health risks
  • Technology to monitor + improve efficiency
  • Instant consumer feedback

Opportunities…

Customers looking for innovations to:

  • Protect reputation
  • Minimize risk

Committed to begin a partner customers trust

Committed to being a partner customers trust

Fortune world's most admired companies 2019

Forbes 2019 America's best large employers

100 best corporate citizens 2018

Barron's 2019 100 most sustainable companies

CDP A LIST 2017 water

Newsweek

WEC

Forbes 2018 The best employers for women

Forbes 2018 The world's most innovative companies

2019 world's most ethical companies

Dow Jones sustainability indices

FTSE4Good

Forbes 2018 Global world's best employers 2000

MSCI

Human rights campaign foundation

WCD

Selling power 2018

2019 Global 100