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Celestica Inc., a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform, and supply chain solutions for the world's most innovative companies, announced the release of its 2021 Sustainability Report.
The report demonstrates Celestica’s commitment to fostering a company-wide culture of sustainability focused on supporting people, the planet and the communities in which it operates.
“Every day at Celestica we hold ourselves accountable for building a sustainable future for the next generation,” said Robert Ellis, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, and Chief Legal Officer, Celestica. “In 2021, we implemented a wide spectrum of programs and initiatives with an emphasis on sound Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. Our success would not be possible without our employees who drive positive change every day, and embed sustainability into everything we do.”
Highlights from Celestica’s 2021 Sustainability Report include:
- Decreasing Scope 1 and 2 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 63% from our 2018 baseline year.
- Achieving a waste diversion rate of 85.6%.
- Averting 72,000 metric tonnes of CO2e through renewable energy projects.
- Launching four Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) supporting diversity and inclusion.
- Launching global diversity and inclusion training with a completion rate of 100% for senior leadership and 96% for all employees covering topics of diversity benefits for all, microaggressions and managing biases.
- Volunteering over 19,000 working hours in local communities and over 155,000 hours since 2015.
- Logging over 2,200,000 training hours in 2021.
- Strengthening our governance position by expanding our ESG practices throughout the business.
- Enhancing our own reporting to include our first Communication on Progress for the United Nations Global Compact.
Barry Matties and Andy Shaughnessy, I-Connect007
IPC Mexico has been growing for the past few years, and it’s no wonder: Mexico has become a major hub in the world of PCB manufacturing, spurred in part by reshoring as companies pulled work back from China during the pandemic. As the country’s maquiladoras thrived, IPC began expanding the Mexican educational and training operations, and the group recently named Lorena Villanueva as director of IPC Mexico. Andy Shaughnessy and Barry Matties recently spoke with Lorena and IPC Vice President of Education David Hernandez about IPC Mexico’s growth, as well as the office’s plans to provide PCB manufacturers the training resources they need to succeed.
Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
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