Iron Mountain Announces 20 New Sustainability Focused Goals as Part of Their Commitment to Secure A Sustainable Future
Iron Mountain (News - Alert) Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in innovative storage and information management services, today announced bold, forward-looking corporate responsibility (CR) goals under the long-term strategy of Securing a Sustainable Future as part of its eighth annual CR Report. Securing a Sustainable Future is guided by four defining pillars, Safeguarding Customer Trust, Empowering our People, Protecting our Planet and Strengthening our Communities, through which the company creates innovative solutions in socially responsible ways.
"We're navigating challenging and uncertain times around the world, and it's never been more essential for Iron Mountain to live our values and purpose whilst we do our part to create positive change in the world," said William Meaney, President & CEO, Iron Mountain. "I'm proud of the resilience we've shown, the commitment and care we've demonstrated for our customers, employees and communities, as well as our collective spirit of innovation and collaboration. I'm optimistic about our future and working to achieve the goals we've set that will help guide our culture, actions and investments in the years to come."
The pillar Safeguarding Customer Trust highlights Iron Mountain's customer-first focus and goal to be its customers' most trusted partner for unlocking business value in ways by helping to solve their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) challenges. Recent milestones include:
Within the Protecting our Planet pillar, Iron Mountain's commitment to contribute to the fight for a net zero future for the planet, the company outlines its transition to electric vehicles, and its commitment to do its part to decarbonize the world's electricity supply by setting a goal of powering its facilities with 24/7 clean electricity, working toward zero waste across operations. Key goals include:
Empowering Our People emphasizes the company's commitment to fostering a culture of collaboration and diversity, equity and inclusion, where all employees are accepted and included. Te company is committed to creating a workplace where everyone can succeed and thrive and where diversity is regarded as the greatest asset for innovation and growth. Progress and goals include:
Through the Strengthening our Communities pillar, Iron Mountain creates social value in the communities in which the company operates through supplier diversity, employee volunteerism and charitable partnerships. Recent accomplishments and goals include:
As a part of Strengthening our Communities is the Living Legacy Initiative, Iron Mountain has made a charitable commitment to support organizations that creates a link between the public and the preservation of culturally and socially important historical and educational artifacts and assets. Since the Living Legacy Initiative began, Iron Mountain has partnered with 20 organizations, supported more than 30 projects and contributed more than $4,400,000 in grants.
Iron Mountain's CR report follows the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Reporting Guidelines, received third-party assurance and includes a response to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. To read the report in its entirety, visit Iron Mountain's Corporate Responsibility page.
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