At Stanley Black & Decker we work towards being ECOSMART™. This means that we are committed to improving the sustainability of our operations, our products, our communities, our suppliers and our customers. Moreover, it means that we are vigilant about our sustainability initiatives, and that we place a priority on maintaining an open dialogue with all of our stakeholders.
ECOSMARTTM is about embedding environmental and safety accountability in our culture, and creating a paradigm shift in how we attract, develop and retain the next generation of talent.
ECOSMARTTM is about developing our environmental strategy to ensure we stay ahead of climate-related influences and reduce the environmental impact of our operations.
ECOSMARTTM is about integrating sustainable considerations into our product design process - to assist in reducing the environmental impact of our production and products without compromising quality and value.
Recognition for Sustainability
Our ECOSMARTTM initiative is advancing global stewardship principles across our entire value chain. Since 2010, we've been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index in the IEQ Machinery and Electrical Equipment category. The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index tracks the performance of the top 20% of the 600 largest Canadian and United States companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index that lead the field in terms of sustainability.
Carbon Disclosure Project
We also achieved the highest attainable score on both the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index and the Climate Performance Leadership Index of the Carbon Disclosure Project. The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) works with shareholders and corporations to disclose the greenhouse gas emissions of major corporations.