STAMFORD, Conn., September 01, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced the release of its 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report, providing updates on key aspects of its corporate responsibility programs. The report, titled “Taking it Personally”, is available online at www.pb.com/responsibility
The 2010 report covers six broad categories: Business Practices, Environment, Diversity and Inclusion, People, Customers and Suppliers, and Community. Included in the report are program details, performance metrics and case studies that explore progress that the company has made in each of these areas.
“In our Corporate Responsibility Report we offer a vision of corporate citizenship that is both global and personal. Our company’s commitment to innovation, integrity and service is a daily force in the lives of Pitney Bowes employees. It is also a strategic imperative, leading us to better processes, stronger relationships and new paths to growth,” said Murray D. Martin, chairman, president and CEO, Pitney Bowes.
Among the report’s highlights:
The company received third party validation of our methodology for the collection and reporting of carbon emissions.
- The company’s grant making, focused on education and literacy, supported the enrichment of more than 30,000 public school students across the U.S.
- Company employees committed more than 70,000 hours to causes that support the well being of their communities
- The company recycled more than 6.5 million pounds of materials--including copper, aluminum, steel, plastic, cardboard and paper--through its “product take back” program in the U.S. and Canada
- The company’s Management Services division won the Supplier Excellence award from Eastman Chemical for achieving a service delivery level of 99% while delivering more than $720,000 in cost savings and process improvements
- The company earned honors from numerous non-profits and media outlets worldwide, including Asia Best Employer Brand Awards, the National Association of Female Executives, and India’s Great Places to Work Institute
“The report highlights advancements the company has made in several key areas and illustrates Pitney Bowes’s strong commitment to corporate responsibility everywhere we live and do business,” said Kathleen Ryan Mufson, director, corporate citizenship & philanthropy, Pitney Bowes.
About Pitney Bowes:
Delivering more than 90 years of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is increasingly helping other companies grow their business through advanced customer communications management. Pitney Bowes is a $5.4 billion company and employs 30,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com