Onwards & Upwards in 2020
Newell Brands recognizes our responsibility to model ethical and sustainable practices at each step of the product lifecycle, as well as in our workplace, operations and communities. We take seriously our responsibility to serve as a force for good in the world and, while we know there is much work yet to be done, we are proud of the progress we’ve made in this important endeavor and look forward to continuing journey. We are building better together through our company values and purpose to brighten and enhance the lives of consumers around the world with planet friendly, innovative and attractive products that create moments of joy and provide peace of mind.
Our four core values are embedded into every level of our organization and guide our actions and relationships with consumers, customers, suppliers and each other.
Corporate Citizenship Philosophies
Our corporate citizenship philosophies direct our efforts to be a force for good and demonstrate the tangible ways we’re making a difference.
- Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
- Employee Engagement
- Responsible Governance
- Climate and Emissions Reduction
- Energy Management
- Waste Minimization and Diversion
- Product and Packaging Lifecycle Innovation
- Water Stewardship
- Human Rights and Responsible Sourcing
- Community Outreach
We take responsibility for the impact of our operations and products throughout their lifecycle, from design and manufacturing to use and end-of-life. Climate change affects our entire value chain—from our raw materials to our consumers. We have set ambitious targets to address our environmental impacts and plans to manage climate risk.
Our Sustainability & Packaging 2025 Goals
People & Culture
People are our greatest asset and building a strong and unified team that empowers people to succeed is core to the spirit of Newell. Our Human Resources team is focused on driving a world-class people agenda that anticipates and enables our business strategy and an inclusive, winning culture.
We are committed to making the world a better place and to empowering our employees to make a difference in their local communities. Through The Newell Brands Charitable Foundation, corporate donations and employee volunteerism, we support causes that align with our business and philanthropic priorities.
Diversity Inclusion and Belonging
We are committed to strengthening our diversity, inclusion and belonging efforts throughout the company by establishing policies to support the hiring of diverse talent, educating employees through training and ensuring diverse representation on our Leadership Team and on our Board.
Our Responsible Sourcing program, which includes both social compliance and supply chain security, has established rigorous standards on human rights. Our suppliers are audited regularly against these standards and provided with training to remain in compliance.
We are working hard every day to reach our goals and commitments as we live out our values. Please follow our journey and learn more about our progress, experiences and contributions.
March 12, 2021