wiredInUSA September 2018
Southwire its 2017 sustainability report, written in accordance with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards. The online report details Southwire’s progress toward its sustainability commitments and features the company’s management approach and achievements. Highlights from the report include the definition of a five-year growth strategy, a deeper focus on the environment, and significant efforts toward safety improvements. The report covers all areas of sustainability at Southwire, including the company’s most significant impacts, opportunities, sustainability goals and strategies. President and CEO Rich Stinson said: “This report helps us clearly define the steps we are taking to ensure the sustainability of our business and maximize the positive impact we can have for our stakeholders.” recently launched
As referenced in the report, 2017 yielded positive growth for Southwire, highlighted by strong business results, the definition of a five-year growth strategy, a deeper focus on the environment, and significant efforts toward safety improvements. A major highlight of the 2017 report is the company’s commitment to the UN Global Compact. “As we look toward the 2021 goals we’ve set for our company, it’s incredibly important that we focus on the topics that will most significantly contribute to our progress and our improvement,” said Jeff Herrin, SVP of sustainability, EHS and quality. Other notable accomplishments for 2017 include the acquisition and integration of DCN Cables; opening the Thorn customer solutions center; the development of a formalized inclusivity program; and record efforts through the Giving Back initiative.
wiredInUSA - September 2018
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