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Source: Nutrien news release

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan--Nutrien Ltd. (TSX and NYSE: NTR) released today its 2022 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. The report captures a year of focused action in the pursuit of Nutrien's 2030 sustainability commitments and supporting initiatives. Related information regarding Nutrien's ESG governance, risk management, strategic opportunities and performance are also outlined within this report.

Mark Thompson, Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer said, "In 2021, we accelerated our efforts to help address the world's food security needs and sustainably feed a growing global population, with a view to strengthening long-term viability for Nutrien and our stakeholders.

"Our 2022 ESG Report demonstrates the significant company-wide efforts we're making to play a leadership role in building the resilience of our global food system and advance the necessary pathways to support a sustainable future for agriculture and our planet."

Highlights from the 2022 ESG Report include:

(Continued improvement in overall ESG research ratings, establishing Nutrien as a top sector performer, including a #1 ranking by Vigeo Eiris/Moody's ESG Solutions in the Chemicals North America sector.

*Approved US$50 million in investments for Scope 1 emissions reduction projects that are expected to reduce CO2 equivalent emissions by 1 million tonnes by the end of 2023.

*Record Total Recordable Injury Frequency performance in alignment with Nutrien's core value of safety.
Intensity declines across total Scope 1 and 2 emissions, energy and freshwater consumption measures.

*Strong grower interest in Nutrien's Carbon Program, resulting in approximately 225,000 pilot acres enabled across North America in 2021.

*Signed collaboration agreements to advance low- and zero-carbon ammonia development, including a low-carbon, ammonia-fueled vessel and a pilot-scale green ammonia plant.

*Taught more than one million youth about sustainable agriculture through Nutrien's sponsorship of education programs.

*Partnered with Radicle Growth for an Inclusion Challenge to support Women and Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) agri-tech entrepreneurs.

Nutrien is committed to ESG reporting best practices. For its 2022 ESG Report, Nutrien has incorporated certain recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures that provide valuable insight into its climate-impact and long-term resiliency. Nutrien's ESG report is also informed by best practices from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development ESG Disclosure Handbook and metrics from the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.

To view Nutrien's 2022 ESG Report, please click here.

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