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

12 for Life® Hosts Annual Graduation Ceremonies, Celebrates 15 Years

June 13, 2022

On Tuesday, May 24, 12 for Life® hosted its annual commencement ceremonies in Carrollton, Ga., and Florence, Ala., celebrating 15 years since the program’s inception.

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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 Celebrates Diversity Month

May 04, 2022

In April, Southwire recognized Celebrate Diversity Month, which was established in 2004 to celebrate other cultures, experiences, backgrounds and perspectives, by providing the company with resources and opportunities to learn more about diversity.

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Southwire Canada Receives Great Place to Work® Recertification

April 21, 2022

Southwire Canada is pleased to announce that it has been named as a Great Place to Work® (GPTW) Certified™ organization for the second year in a row.

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Southwire Receives Eight Safety Awards through Georgia Association of Manufacturing

April 11, 2022

Southwire is pleased to announce that eight of its facilities received a 2021 Safety Performance Contest Award from the Georgia Association of Manufacturers \(GAM\).

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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