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


Supplier Code of Business Conduct


Human Trafficking Policy


Conflict Minerals Policy


ISO 9001 Certificate


Regulatory Actions

Regulatory Actions

Doing Right Connection

Doing Right Connection

Ethics and Compliance Program Charter


Sustainability News

Southwire to Host Drive-Thru Toy Collection Drive in Carrollton

November 16, 2023

Southwire is excited to announce the return of its annual Toy Drive benefiting Toys for Tots on Thursday, Dec. 7, and Friday, Dec. 8, in Carrollton, Ga. from 7:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. (EST).

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Southwire Announces Partnership with READY Robotics

November 08, 2023

Southwire is pleased to announce a partnership with READY Robotics, a pioneer in cutting-edge automation solutions that overcome the obstacles faced by manufacturers, to deploy automation at five of the company’s facilities.

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Southwire Joins ENERGY STAR® Program in Partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

October 18, 2023

Supporting the company's intent to be a leader in sustainability, Southwire has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Program.

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Southwire’s Huntersville Plant Recognized for the Eighth Year with Air Compliance Excellence (ACE) Award

October 02, 2023

Southwire’s facility in Huntersville, N.C., has again been recognized for its efforts in achieving compliance with air quality permits by receiving the annual Air Compliance Excellence (ACE) Award.

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