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 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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Southwire Signs Offsite Renewable Agreement with Alabama Power to Support Solar Energy

March 07, 2022

In support of its Carbon Zero goal, Southwire has signed a 10-year contract to participate in Alabama Power’s Renewable Subscription Program (RSP), reducing the company’s enterprise-wide carbon footprint from its operations by approximately 3%.

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Southwire Canada Implements New Sustainable Lighting

February 28, 2022

In support of the company’s commitment to be a leader in corporate sustainability, Southwire Canada recently implemented LED lighting at its Toronto Customer Service Center (CSC).

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Southwire Launches Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Website

February 24, 2022

To further Southwire's mission to build a culture that recognizes and celebrates the value of diverse backgrounds, equity in opportunity and inclusivity in action, the company is pleased to announce the launch of its new DEI website.

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Southwire Improves Score on S&P Global Ratings for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Evaluation

January 25, 2022

In an effort to drive improvement in the company’s sustainability performance, Southwire retained S&P Global Ratings to provide an independent, forward-looking re-evaluation of the company’s ESG performance.

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Southwire Enters into Partnership with the Copper Mark

January 13, 2022

Supporting the company’s intent to be a leader in corporate sustainability, Southwire is committing to be a partner of the Copper Mark, a sustainability initiative and designation for businesses in the copper value chain.

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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