Doing Right

Sustainability at Southwire



We foster a culture guided by the ethics of mutual respect, integrity and honesty. At Southwire, we are committed to supporting those values in every aspect of our business and working lives, and we promise transparency and responsiveness when challenges arise.

Our Approach

Our vision says it all: We Deliver Power…Responsibly®. At Southwire, that means we stay true to our company’s legacy of acting with honesty and integrity and treating one another with mutual respect. This sentiment applies to all aspects of the way we operate — driving us to model effective leadership, practice sustainable sourcing, and power ethical and responsible business practices, in and beyond our company’s walls.

83% of team members competed annual cybersecurity training in 2022

Hosted Ethics & Compliance Week for the third year

$672 million in total spend with small- and diverse-owned businesses in 2022

37% of supply chain made up of small- and diverse-owned businesses in 2022

Participant in The Copper Mark’s Fabricator pilot

Corporate Governance at Southwire

Southwire’s strong corporate governance program provides the foundation for our sustainability efforts, with oversight and responsibility extending up to our Board of Directors.

Our Board’s Sustainability Committee oversees policies and practices related to:

  • Environmental and social risks and opportunities
  • Team member health and safety
  • Corporate citizenship
     
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We Meet Challenges by Doing Right, The Right Way

Our firm commitment to ethics, anti-corruption, and transparency is at the heart of our Doing Right tenet. We want every team member to have the knowledge and resources needed to thrive in our “speak up” culture, and we promote awareness and reporting through a variety of programs and communications.

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Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Management

At Southwire, we take seriously our responsibility to safeguard information relating to our company, customers, suppliers, and team members. We invest in resources and educate our team members to enhance our data and information security to prevent breakdowns and security breaches.

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Ensuring a Responsible and Sustainable Supply Chain

Our Supplier Sustainability program sets the foundation for rigorous procurement practices that support the resilience, competitiveness, and longevity of our company. As part of our program, we invest in diverse suppliers, including businesses owned and operated by minorities, women, and veterans. In addition, we support the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative’s (EITI) goal of promoting open and accountable management of natural resources and are a partner of the Copper Mark.

Related Resources

Code of Business Conduct

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Supplier Code of Business Conduct

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Human Trafficking Policy

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Responsible Minerals Sourcing Policy

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ISO 9001 Certificate

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Regulatory Actions

Regulatory Actions

Doing Right Connection

Doing Right Connection

Ethics and Compliance Program Charter

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Southwire Canada 2023 Forced Labor Report

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Sustainability News

Southwire's Project GIFT® Hosts Annual Walk for Water Events in Support of Water Mission

May 15, 2024

Southwire’s Project GIFT® recently partnered with Water Mission to host Walk for Water events across the company. Approximately 300 team members participated in the events this year collecting more than $52,000 in donations.

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Southwire Canada Relocates Corporate Office, Hosts Grand Opening

April 08, 2024

On Thursday, March 28, Southwire celebrated the relocation of its Canadian corporate office in Mississauga, Ontario.

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Southwire Returns as Official Wire and Cable Provider for Formula E

March 15, 2024

In support of its commitment to sustainability and innovation, Southwire returns as the Official Wire and Cable Provider for Season 10 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

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