Sustainability

 

Our Sustainability Journey

As a family business, Southwire proudly continues building on our commitment to environmental stewardship and corporate sustainability by prioritizing stakeholder expectations, and supporting the wellbeing of our communities and the environment in which we live. To help us meet this commitment, we organize our sustainability strategy around five core tenets: Growing Green, Living Well, Giving Back, Doing Right and Building Worth.

Sustainability News

Southwire Employees Participate in Annual Summer Enrichment Series

September 13, 2022

Throughout August, Southwire hosted its annual Summer Enrichment Series to provide employees with helpful tools, research, practical skills, virtual events and learning opportunities that focused on the company’s core values.

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Southwire Launches 2021 Sustainability Report – Company’s Sustainability Commitment Reflects Ongoing Efforts to Deliver Value and Grow Responsibly

July 21, 2022

Southwire’s long-held commitment to sustainability has been evident throughout its history and was formalized with its first official sustainability report in 2007. Reflecting that commitment, the company recently launched its 2021 sustainability report.

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Southwire Receives Inaugural Energy Matters Award

July 14, 2022

On Tuesday, July 12, Southwire was presented with the inaugural Energy Matters Award for “Best Sustainability by a Large Company” by Tim Echols, vice chairman of the Georgia Public Service Commission \(PSC\).

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Southwire's Project GIFT Hosts Walk for Water in Carrollton

May 27, 2022

On May 21, Southwire’s Project GIFT partnered with Water Mission to host a Walk for Water event in Carrollton, Ga., collecting more than $25,000 in donations and raising awareness for the global water crisis.

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Southwire Enters into Sustainability-Linked Asset Based Loan Facility

August 26, 2021

To bolster growth strategy and accelerate greenhouse gas emission reduction

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Our Core Tenets

Our five core tenets allow us to deepen our vision and commitments by strengthening and aligning our programs, goals and governance. Driven by the highest standard of excellence, we appreciate the need for continued improvement and are proud that our results continue to build a stronger Southwire.

Our Vision

At Southwire, our employees are The People Behind the Power of what is possible. We seek to discover, develop and distribute strong and sustainable solutions that exceed the expectations of our stakeholders around the world.

Our Commitment

Southwire is committed to inspire the lives we touch by developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of our communities as We Deliver Power...Responsibly® through our core tenets.

Carbon Zero

Southwire set a goal to achieve 100% carbon zero energy by 2025.
Carbon Zero

Governance

Our strong governance structure drives Southwire’s culture of accountability.
Governance

Metrics at a Glance

We report a number of key metrics that help measure our sustainability performance year over year.
Metrics at a Glance

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