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Southwire Partners With the Copper Mark

CARROLLTON, Ga. — Supporting the company’s intent to be a leader in corporate sustainability, Southwire is committing to be a partner of the Copper Mark, a sustainability initiative and designation for businesses in the copper value chain.

“At Southwire, we engage in sustainability at local, state, national and global levels.  As we continue to build relationships with other sustainability leaders, we are pleased to work with the Copper Mark to improve environmental, social and governance outcomes in all facets of the copper supply chain,” said Burt Fealing, executive vice president of general counsel and chief sustainability officer. “We look forward to making great strides in these areas as a Partner of the Copper Mark.”

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. Participants in the Copper Mark are committed to adhering to internationally recognized responsible operating practices.

“The Copper Mark provides a unique platform for like-minded organizations in the copper industry to affect positive change for all stakeholders,” said Charlie Murrah, executive vice president of metals and chief procurement officer. “We encourage our suppliers, scrap processors and other partners to support the Copper Mark as we continue to drive sustainability throughout the copper value chain.”

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