Sustainability

 

Living Well

At Southwire, we nurture the culture of a “Southwire family” and we work each day to enhance the lives of our employees by building a workplace that is diverse, supportive and engaging. Safety and health are top priorities, and we will always treat each other with dignity and respect.

Southwire’s Living Well objective to is achieve a total recordable injury rate (TRIR) of 0.5 by 2023.
We understand that strong, enduring and thriving companies are the result of strong and supported individuals. At Southwire we are committed to helping each employee thrive extending from the workplace to the physical.

To support the total well-being of our employees, we provide year-round opportunities and resources that allow them to thrive personally and professionally. Resources and opportunities include valuable safety training, professional experience, health benefits, career planning, fair and equitable pay, community engagement and life and future planning.
*Number of incidents per 200,000 hours worked. TRIR includes all “OSHA Recordable Injuries”—first aid is not included, fatalities are included.
The lost workday rate (LWDR) is calculated as work days missed per 200,000 hours worked, beginning with the first day the employee was to work next.

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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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