Southwire's Breakthrough Solutions for Infrastructure and Innovation
Southwire’s sustainability-themed series on megatrends has identified how Southwire contributes to the solutions to many of the challenges facing our planet and our communities today. In our final blog in this series, we build on our previous article on increasing urbanization, and examine future needs for innovation and infrastructure.
Southwire Innovates for Sustainable Cities
Many of our customers and communities are experiencing increasing urbanization and wonder how it could affect their businesses and neighborhoods. As populations swell in urban areas, businesses and municipalities will need to collaborate and innovate to create sustainable cities.
Southwire Becomes Signatory to UN Global Compact
Strengthening its commitment to sustainability, Southwire formally announced that it became a signatory to the UN Global Compact, an initiative for companies to align strategies and drive operational awareness around universal principles on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption and take actions that advance societal goals.
Southwire Prioritizes Megatrend Topics Health & Well-Being
The Southwire family of employees has always been our greatest asset, and keeping our employees and their families safe and healthy is foundational to our lasting success. Our strategic approach to Employee Wellness aligns with what sustainability trend experts and frameworks like TrendOne, the World Economic Forum (WEF), and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) see as emerging global health and wellness concerns.
Southwire Launches 2016 Sustainability Report
Building upon the company’s strong commitment to sustainability,
Southwire recently launched its third report, written in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 Guidelines Core option. This interactive, online update on the progress of Southwire’s sustainability commitments features the company’s management approach, goals and advancement in its most significant, or “material,” sustainability topics. The report update also highlights examples of how Southwire is strengthening its focus in these key areas.
Ensuring the Future of Manufacturing: An Op-Ed by Rich Stinson
At Southwire, our goal is to grow 50 percent in five years, which is no small task. Growth, both in our current, core business and our areas of outlook for the future, requires skill and talent—specifically the right, properly trained skill and talent. The intersection of our corporate goals and the skilled-trade shortage is challenging for our Georgia-based company, which is the largest wire and cable manufacturer in North America.