Sustainability

We don't just measure, we translate measurements into actions

"To be recognized by our stakeholders as a sustainable company that publicly demonstrates the responsible management of environmental, social, and economic resources." — Vision Statement, Stanley Sustainability Council

Transparency + Action
The formula of Transparency + Action has paid dividends for us here at Stanley when it comes to our Environment, Health, Sustainability and Safety efforts. We direct our attention to the operations, not just the products. For us, it's about sustainable yield, so we're all about getting maximum results with minimum waste.

Highlights in 2009 include:

  • Named to the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. Stanley was honored as one of the top 50 S&P 500 companies by the largest and longest-standing voluntary greenhouse gas emission report, the gold standard for reporting these metrics. Other CDLI companies include Wal-Mart, Chevron and IBM, to name a few.
  • Ranked by Newsweek as one of the top 500 "Greenest" companies
  • Participated for the first time in Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Forty subject experts across Stanley reported on everything from governance to enterprise risk management to talent attraction and retention.
  • One of 300 companies named to Bloomberg Climate Innovation Index. We were honored to be appointed part of Bloomberg's new index based entirely on companies that have climate change management programs in place and disclose them publicly.

Looking up and downstream
Looking forward, we want to expand our sphere of influence. We're looking upstream to our suppliers and downstream to our distribution channels to ensure that our efforts go far beyond our own four walls. As a combined organization with Black & Decker, we are excited about taking the larger company to new heights to be greener, safer and leaner.

Learn how the Stanley Fulfillment System supports our sustainability efforts.


Download a full copy of the 2009 Stanley Black & Decker Annual Report To Shareholders, which includes the Letter to Shareholders, Stanley Financial Summaries and the Stanley 10-K. You can also download a copy of the 2009 Black & Decker 10-K.

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