Infinera publishes report demonstrating commitment to sustainability best practices
Date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 13:57
Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, published its Sustainability Report demonstrating a resolute commitment to sustainability best practices, transparency and leadership in the optical networking industry
Lena Båvegård, Infinera Senior Director, Corporate Quality & Sustainability
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The report provides an overview of Infinera's sustainability programs in the workplace completed in 2015.
Infinera’s Sustainability Report details four key areas of focus: business ethics, product responsibility, environmental responsibility and social responsibility.
• Business ethics: Infinera ensures that there are well defined ethical principles consistently implemented through Infinera’s policies and processes within the company as well as throughout the entire value chain.
• Product responsibility: Infinera is committed to sustainability through the use of its low-power products in customer networks. In addition, Infinera minimizes the environmental impact of its products by limiting the use of hazardous substances and through responsible sourcing.
• Environmental responsibility: Infinera minimizes the environmental impact of business operations through an ongoing focus on energy efficiencies, waste reduction and resource conservation.
• Social responsibility: Infinera provides safe working environments and facilities well positioned for sustainable growth to attract new employees. As part of this social responsibility, Infinera is committed to employee development and to philanthropic efforts that benefit local communities and causes.
Infinera's Sustainability Report aligns with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (the GRI Guidelines) and the United Nation's Global Compact Principles, underscoring the detail and rigor of Infinera’s sustainability program.
“Infinera is committed to sustainability best practices in business ethics, the development and manufacturing of our products, the use of our products by customers and the continuous development of our employees for a stronger global community,” said Lena Båvegård, Infinera Senior Director, Corporate Quality & Sustainability.