Submitted by WESCO International
We Build, Connect, Power, and Protect the World
Wesco recently issued its annual sustainability report. The report outlines Wesco's progress and key initiatives for advancing its environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals set in the 2021 report that include reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30%, reducing landfill waste intensity by 15% across U.S. and Canadian locations, achieving a 15% reduction in total recordable incident rate (TRIR) and providing 425,000 hours of safety training and development to employees – all by 2030.
At Wesco, our culture is built on a commitment to environmental, social, and ethical responsibility. Our 2023 Sustainability Report highlights our efforts to be a more sustainable and inclusive organization.
"2022 was a truly remarkable year, one in which we delivered record-setting financial performance while making progress against our ESG goals," said John Engel, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "These achievements are a testament to the hard work, dedication and innovation of our employees, and we look forward to continuing our journey of building more value for all our stakeholders while contributing to a healthier planet."
Wesco recently appointed Glynis A. Bryan to its Board of Directors, effective October 16, 2023, consistent with its long-standing commitment to ongoing Board refreshment and commitment to diversity goals.
Ms. Bryan currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Insight Enterprises Inc., a Fortune 500 solutions integrator focused on enabling secure, end-to-end digital transformation through its broad portfolio of solutions and IT expertise. Prior to becoming Insight's CFO in 2007, Ms. Bryan served as the Chief Financial Officer for Swift Transportation Inc. and APL Logistics Americas, Ltd. and held various senior financial roles with increasing responsibility at Ryder System, Inc. Ms. Bryan is a director of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation.
John J. Engel stated: "We are very pleased to welcome Glynis to our Board of Directors. Her experience as a public company CFO for a global technology company, as well as her expertise in supply chain and digital transformation, makes her an excellent addition to our Board and an asset to our company and our stockholders." Mr. Engel further stated, "With these changes, our Wesco Board of Directors will be 60% diverse in terms of gender, race and ethnicity, including three (30%) female directors."
Wesco's mission unites our global team to provide exceptional service and value to customers and our supplier partners, to continue to deliver superior returns to our stockholders, and to make lasting contributions to communities where we live and work. In 2022, we continued to work to fulfill our ambitious sustainability goals for 2030.
Learn more about our ESG practices here.
Wesco International (NYSE: WCC) builds, connects, powers and protects the world. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Wesco is a FORTUNE 500® company with more than $18 billion in annual sales and a leading provider of business-to-business distribution, logistics services and supply chain solutions. Wesco offers a best-in-class product and services portfolio of Electrical and Electronic Solutions, Communications and Security Solutions, and Utility and Broadband Solutions. The Company employs approximately 18,000 people, partners with the industry’s premier suppliers, and serves thousands of customers around the world, including more than 90% of FORTUNE 100® companies. With nearly 1,500,000 products, end-to-end supply chain services, and leading digital capabilities, Wesco provides innovative solutions to meet customer needs across commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. Wesco operates approximately 800 branches, warehouses and sales offices in more than 50 countries, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.
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