Primo Water Corporation

Governance

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Our core values include Respect – which extends not only to our associates, partners and customers, but also to the communities where we live, work and play – and Excellence. We want to exceed all expectations of our stakeholders. Built on these values is our commitment to social responsibility and ensuring we conduct operations in a sustainable, respectful way. We care about the environment and communities that we serve, so we work hard to minimize our environmental footprint and maximize our positive impact by:

  • Respecting the human rights of the people in our businesses, communities and supply chain;
  • Innovating and finding new ways to serve our customers sustainably;
  • Applying best practices to the work we do to reduce waste and our use of natural resources;
  • Giving back to our communities;
  • Supporting disaster relief efforts.
CEO Message | Primo Water Corporation
Our Board of Directors and its Governance Committee consider Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles as a central factor in governing our business and maintaining our commitment to sustainable growth. In 2019, recognizing the importance of these initiatives, we expanded our Governance Committee charter to oversee the Environmental and Social part of this mandate to further this commitment. We have increased our communications to stakeholders on ESG and remain committed to providing all stakeholders with transparency and clarity about our position on these topics.
Board of Directors, Chair of Corporate Governance Committee
Eric Rosenfeld

Our Goals

We have been integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles into our daily operations and risk management approaches for many years. Our European operations have been CarbonNeutral® certified for eight years running, and we have developed and implemented programs around water quality and sustainable yield by working alongside highly respected organizations such as the International Water Association in North America and Watercoolers Europe.

We intend to accelerate our sustainable practices in the years ahead through:

  • Elevating our water stewardship practices through compliance by 2022 with the Alliance for Water Stewardship’s international standards for our owned key spring water sources.
  • Reducing our carbon footprint through lower greenhouse gas emissions and becoming CarbonNeutral® certified in the United States by the end of 2021.
  • Continuing sales and distribution of our returnable, refillable, and recyclable 3- and 5-gallon bottles.

ESG / Sustainability Leadership

 

Shayron Barnes-Selby

Vice President Government Affairs, Environmental, Social and Governance, leads our ESG initiatives to provide effective oversight of our performance.

Eric Rosenfeld

Board of Directors, Chair of Corporate Governance Committee

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