Southwire Signs Letters of Commitment for the Copper Mark

Southwire

February 10, 2023

Supporting the company’s ambition to be a leader in sustainability, Southwire has signed letters of commitment for the Copper Mark, affirming its commitment to the responsible production of copper and beginning the assurance process for four manufacturing sites in 2023: Denton, Texas; Bremen, Ind.; Lafayette, Ind.; and the new Copper Rod Plant in Carrollton, Ga.

The Copper Mark is an assurance framework that promotes the responsible production of copper. The organization demonstrates the copper industry’s contribution to sustainable development and provides a comprehensive social and environmental assurance program for copper production. 

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“Certifying to the Copper Mark criteria for responsible production at our sites supports Southwire’s core tenets of Growing Green, Living Well, Giving Back, Doing Right and Building Worth,” said Charlie Murrah, executive vice president and chief supply chain officer. “We believe operating sustainably provides the best outcome for our team members, customers, vendors and shareholders.  We are excited to be among the first fabricators to certify to this standard across our copper manufacturing facilities”.

Charlie Murrah, Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer

Southwire’s Commitment to Coppermark Standard

Through the letter of commitment for each site, Southwire commits to fully meet all applicable Copper Mark standards within 24 months of signing the letter, demonstrate conformance with the Copper Mark standards through participation in the Copper Mark assurance process, nominate and provide support and resources to a point of contact who will coordinate with the Copper Mark and share information with the Copper Mark and the public as stipulated in the assurance process. 

“We’re proud to work with partners like Southwire to advance the responsible production of copper,” said Michèle Brülhart, Copper Mark’s executive director. “Southwire’s new Copper Rod Plant will be the largest of its kind in the world and will help to move the needle in setting a new industry standard for responsibly manufactured copper products.” 

Michèle Brülhart, Executive Director

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