2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Report Now Available
The MSA 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report is now available digitally. The report details our ongoing efforts and progress against the company's CSR goals, including investments in products, solutions, and services that reimagine the next generation of worker safety.
The MSA 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report is now available digitally. The report details our ongoing efforts and progress against the company's CSR goals, including investments in products, solutions, and services that reimagine the next generation of worker safety. The report also outlines the MSA programs around environmental sustainability, talent and diversity, equity and inclusion, and various risk reduction programs, such as building supply chain resiliency. To learn more about our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, click to access the MSA 2021 CSR report.
"Corporate Social Responsibility is at the heart of what we do at MSA," said Nish Vartanian, MSA Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. "Our mission is to help keep the world's workers safe so that they may return home safely to their families and communities. I'm proud that our associates worldwide are committed to that mission and life purpose at work daily."
Achievements and activities highlighted in MSA's 2021 report include:
- The company's acquisition of Bacharach and how its suite of refrigerant detection products is helping to protect the environment by quickly identifying refrigerant leaks;
- The introduction of the MSA V-Gard® C1™ hard hat, a new industrial protective helmet that helps to keep workers more relaxed in sunny weather, which is critical these days as heat stress has become an increasingly concerning safety issue around the world; and;
- The company's charitable giving work in 2021 included donating more than $500,000 of safety equipment to Ukrainian firefighters amid the ongoing conflict.
The report also includes a variety of metrics that highlight environmental, safety, and diversity, among others.
"We're attuned to the fact that safety problems increasingly intersect with matters like worker health and wellness, sustainability, and situational safety awareness," said Stephanie Sciullo, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Affairs. "So, we're working to incorporate sustainability and social principles into our new product development processes to ensure that our market-leading safety technologies continue to meet the needs of a diverse global workforce and a world increasingly focused on addressing the impacts of climate risk," she said. "In 2021, we made progress against these goals, and we continue to make strategic investments as we set the course to achieve ambitious future aspirations."