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Corporate Responsibility


We have a clear governance structure to manage our corporate responsibility activities and we listen to stakeholders to help us identify our priorities.


To manage our corporate responsibility (CR) performance, we established a CR Council made up of executive and senior leadership to guide the implementation of our strategy. The CR Council also reports to our Board of Directors or a designated committee on CR matters.

Three subcommittees of the CR Council—the Sustainability Team, the Grant-making Committee, and the Community Ambassador Network—help drive progress in three critical areas of our overall CR commitment and embed CR deeper into our business.

The global Corporate Responsibility Director formally reports to the President and Chief Operating Officer.


We focus on the corporate responsibility issues we believe to be most significant to our business. Our view is informed by stakeholder feedback, regulatory developments, and issues that appear to engage our constituencies.

Relevant issues on which we have recently focused include:

  • Community investment and philanthropy
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Energy use and climate change
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Product quality and safety
  • Talent attraction and retention
  • Training and development
  • Waste

Finally, we address corporate responsibility issues by participating in organizations, such as: