VIAVI advances commitment to sustainable, inclusive and ethical stewardship
Published on : Saturday 04-09-2021
In 2021, VIAVI established a Global Environmental Policy, setting forth its core commitments to sustainability.
Bangalore, September 03, 2021 – Viavi Solutions has released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, demonstrating its commitment to creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and enhancing sustainable business practices and community engagement by maintaining strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.
VIAVI’s environmental initiatives tackle issues spanning climate change and sustainability, and include focus areas like energy efficiency, materials sourcing, water conservation, carbon reduction, and waste management.
As an international company, VIAVI drives continuous improvement in the diversity, equity and inclusion of its people capital ecosystem – employees, partners, vendors, and board of directors.
In 2021, VIAVI established a Global Human and Labor Rights Policy, setting forth its unwavering commitment to universal, fundamental human rights and dignity of labour. VIAVI also established DEI pillars with specific goals in the areas of Leadership, Culture and Talent, including supporting employees through training and leadership development initiatives as well as leveraging early-career programs to help identify and attract diverse candidates early on.
VIAVI furthered its commitment to the highest standards of business ethics and corporate governance, including demonstrated business practices, tools, training, and communications.
“The VIAVI Executive Leadership Team and the Board of Directors have made great strides in expanding our robust CSR and ESG initiatives, all the while widening our understanding of diversity to embrace not only identity, but also the practices and behaviours that create the right environment for people to succeed,” said Oleg Khaykin, President and CEO, VIAVI. “We have successfully transformed VIAVI into a formidable market leader in many of the most exciting technology growth areas in the market today. We remain focused on helping our customers succeed and recognise that steadfast focus on CSR and ESG accelerates our ability to deliver on that promise.”