Sustainability

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.

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Our People

ECOSMART 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.

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Embedding ECOSMART in Our Culture

Is helping us create a paradigm shift in how we attract, develop and retain talent. We are increasing our already world-class efforts to instill environmental and safety accountability in our most-valued asset—our people. we are vigilant that the highest standard of human rights is respected and promoted throughout the whole supply chain of our Stanley Black & Decker products.

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Our Safety Focus

Safety Always. Since September 2014, our business has seen a 33 percent drop in the monthly average of recordable injuries, and there is one simple reason: a refreshed approach to safety called Safety Always—meaning safety first, last, and everywhere in between.

Our Planet

ECOSMART is about developing our environmental strategy to ensure we stay ahead of climate-related influences and reduce the environmental impact of our operations.

Our Products

ECOSMART is about integrating sustainability considerations into our product design process - to assist in reducing the environmental impact of our production and products without compromising quality and value.

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Recognition for Sustainability

Our ECOSMART 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.

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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.