Our sustainability performance

Foreword to stakeholders

To our customers, investors, suppliers and employees, thank you for your partnership as we pursue a cleaner, healthier future and more sustainable world, together. We invite you to explore how we’re leveraging decades of sustainability investment and experience to tackle broader environmental and social challenges, keep employees at the heart of our operations and continue driving long-term value for stakeholders.

 

Our 2030 strategy and goals

To help make our vision a reality, we’re working toward our most ambitious sustainability goals through 2030, which focus on:

  • Reducing our environmental impact
  • Investing in our communities
  • Advancing a safe, inclusive and respectful work environment for all
  • Partnering with our customers and suppliers to help mitigate value chain emissions
  • Driving ethical and ESG-focused practices with strong transparency

 

Explore our specific commitments centered on our world, our people and our approach to business practices.

Ratings and rankings

Key Index Max Rating 2019 2020 2021 2022
Dow Jones Sustainability
Index (DJSI) by S&P
Be listed (~80) 58: First inclusion in the
Sustainability Yearbook
2020, as an Industry Mover
62: Second inclusion in the
Sustainability Yearbook 2021
67: Third inclusion in the Sustainability Yearbook 2022 Pending
UN Global Compact Advanced Participant Advanced Advanced Pending
Morgan Stanley Capital
International (MSCI)
AAA A A AA Pending
ISS ESG* (formerly Oekom) Excellence (A+) Prime (C+) Prime (C+) Prime (C+) Pending
FTSE4GOOD 5 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.2
Sustainalytics Negl. (0) Negl. (8.6) Negl. (8.6) Negl. (7.2) Negl. (6.0)
CDP Climate Change A A- A- A- Pending
CPD Water Security A A- A A Pending
CDP Supplier Engagement A B- A- A Pending
EcoVadis Platinum Gold Platinum Platinum Pending

2022 Sustainability Report

Get a snapshot of our key sustainability accomplishments of 2021 by viewing a brief factsheet or explore our sustainability reporting journey on our reports and disclosures page.

Reports and disclosures

Flex is intent on being an ethical, transparent company, and we strive to disclose our progress in an accessible way that aligns with industry best practices. Each year, we align our annual sustainability report to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Core Standards and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) material topics and activity metrics.

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