Managing Corporate Responsibility
At Symantec, we define corporate responsibility as the way in which we operate - with full attention to and respect for ethics, the environment, and a commitment to positive social impact.
We set clear expectations for ethical and responsible operation at the very top. Our senior managers receive regular corporate responsibility briefings, including quarterly updates on diversity, ethics, and community investment. The Nominating and Governance Committee of our Board of Directors has oversight of corporate responsibility issues.
Our Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility and Compliance, serves as the central coordinator for all corporate responsibility efforts. The Senior Director works to establish strategic direction and develop specific programs and initiatives across the company in partnership with the senior management team. Symantec employees are kept informed of corporate responsibility programs and initiatives through a variety of channels, including website content, intranet postings, blogs, executive speeches, the Philanthropy Steering Committee, Community Relations Committees, Green Teams, multiple surveys, external outreach, and a quarterly newsletter, the Corporate Responsibility Snapshot
. All of these actions promote a culture of responsibility, where every employee is empowered to contribute to our long-term success.
Employees and other stakeholders are also encouraged to provide feedback and engage in dialogue through many channels including the Symantec corporate responsibility website, the CR In Action blog, multiple surveys and committees, the corporate responsibility reporting process, and external outreach.