Hypertherm employees have been busy giving back to the community. The company has released its first public corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, which tracks Hypertherm’s philanthropic and environmental initiatives. The report is available at www.hypertherm.com/csr/report.
to the report, two-thirds of Hypertherm associates volunteered in the community
last year, donating more than 7,000 volunteer hours to dozens of nonprofit
organizations, a 22 percent increase from 2009. Also, more than 60 nonprofit
organizations received funding and other support from the Hypertherm Owners’
Philanthropic Endeavors (HOPE) Foundation in 2010.
environmental scorecard also outlines progress and goals for the company, such
as zero waste and a 50 percent reduction in carbon by 2020.
inaugural report is a comprehensive overview of Hypertherm’s CSR initiatives
and the progress we have made toward our goals,” said Barbara Couch,
vice-president of CSR for Hypertherm. “Our journey is far from complete, but we
are serious about becoming the best community partner, environmental steward,
and responsible employer that we can be. This report is one way we can share