AFL's Corporate Responsibility Statement
Establishing a culture which drives focus on social and environmental impact is a Corporate Responsibility. Our employees, our communities and our customers see all three facets of corporate responsibility - Environment, Social and Governance - with an increasing priority. While keeping financial performance and customer experience a top priority, AFL is integrating ESG into our culture and processes.
Taking into account areas of focus relevant to our various stakeholders, our executive committee has approved the following materiality. From these, our ESG committee has developed a comprehensive plan with specific goals by developing mid-term and near-term objectives and measurable targets.
- Diverse and Inclusive Workforce
- Employee Health and Safety
- Responsible Procurement
- Top Talent Recruitment
- Secure Supply Chain
- Community Partnerships
- Governance and Risk Management
- Data Security
- Integrity and Ethics
- Export Control
- Regulatory Compliance
AFL ESG Committee
AFL formed an ESG Taskforce to develop a program that captures existing initiatives and commitments as well as identifies areas of opportunity. This taskforce evolved into a sub-committee that now advises the AFL leadership team on the company's ESG strategy and performance. The committee will also oversee the company’s annual report and respond to stakeholder requests.
President and CEO
Members from the
- Supply Chain
- Human Resources
- Corporate Strategy
- EMEA Liaison
- APAC Liaison
Since our founding AFL has focused on environmental stewardship while achieving our business goals. We began with a solid foundation of compliance and have expanded our efforts to not only manage environmental impacts, but to reduce or eliminate them wherever possible.
Reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions
Operational Energy Efficiency
We aim to reduce our own operational carbon footprint by optimizing our operational energy usage, adopting cleaner fuels and investing in renewable power.
Circular Economy and Raw Material Efficiency
At AFL, we strive to offer solutions that minimize our customer’s environmental impact as well. We are designing our products and packaging with lifecycle sustainability in mind.
AFL is dedicated to conserving natural resources through waste management. We have set goals to minimize scrap rates, optimize reuse and recycling, and ensure appropriate treatment of waste streams.
Conservation of our planet's most valuable natural resource, water, is vital to sustaining human health and the environment. That's why AFL is prioritizing goals to effectively manage our water consumption.
Social ResponsibilityAFL believes that that individuals and organizations have a responsibility to act in a way that benefit our communities and make a positive difference in the lives of others. We are particularly focused on the following key areas to make the world a better place:
Diverse and Inclusive Workforce
We can better connect our world if we understand our world. we want to cultivate an environment where individual cultures are celebrated, and where AFL culture unites us. At AFL we are striving to do more, and that includes doing more to embrace, celebrate and grow diversity and inclusion.
Attracting and Retaining Top Talent
AFL's success over nearly 40 years is due to the commitment of our greatest asset- our associates. We hire and train talented individuals, investing in them to ensure their success as they embark on a career path with AFL. As competition is fierce, we understand the importance of offering a total package that exceeds that of our competition.
Employee Health and Safety
At AFL, we remain dedicated to fostering a safety-first culture through our actions in the workplace and health and safety are continuous focus across our operations at every level of our business. We are committed to providing every employee with a safe and healthy place to employment.
Responsible Procurement and Secure Supply Chain
AFL is laser-focused on taking care of our customers, and we are just as committed to helping our communities, operating with integrity and ensuring ethical business practices are followed internally and across our value chain.
Community Involvement and Partnership
Community outreach is a fundamental part of AFLs culture. When we reach out, we see our commitments come to life. AFL's Outreach program consists of several initiatives all with th same goal-to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
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AFL conducts our business activities and develops company policies based on a firm commitment to ethical practices and corporate governance best practices with focus on the following key areas:
Corporate Governance and Risk Management
AFL's business structure and management organization enable us to risk, grow sustainably and maintain and improve corporate value.
Data Security and Privacy
AFL is committed to ensuring that security is a key consideration in network management, compliance with all data protection laws and the protection of the rights and freedoms of individuals whose information AFL collects and processes is in accordance with privacy laws around the globe.
Business Integrity and Ethics
AFL takes pride in doing business while adhering to its core values, including integrity. AFL respects its employees, values its customers and business partners, works hard to prevent bribery and other forms of corruption and is committed to doing the right thing.
Regulatory and Legal Compliance
AFL is dedicated to conducting business in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
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