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Leviton Announces Goal to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030

Sept. 14, 2022
The company appoints its first chief sustainability officer and establishes an executive Global Sustainability Steering Committee as it works toward milestones

Leviton recently announced its climate change goal to achieve company-wide Carbon Neutrality by 2030 (CN2030) and its ambition to achieve Net-Zero Carbon by 2050. The company also announced its CN2030 program which is based on the company’s refreshed commitment to reduce its environmental impact in six focus areas. The focus areas are carbon, energy, waste, recycling, water and through innovation by empowering and enabling customers to be more sustainable.

Leviton established a Global Sustainability Steering Committee (GSSC) last year comprised of executives from across the company to provide direction, resources and funding. At the same time, Ross Goldman was appointed as Leviton’s first chief sustainability officer. He takes on this role in addition to his current role as executive vice president and general manager of Leviton’s Network Solutions business unit.  

“Every day, Leviton manufactures products that help our customers create more sustainable buildings, factories and homes, and we are proud to formalize our company’s sustainability commitment through our CN2030 program,” said Daryoush Larizadeh, president and chief executive officer, Leviton. “From earning factory ISO-14001 certifications to developing LED-driven energy-saving products, to recyclable packaging and much more, we have already made major strides in sustainability as a company. As chief sustainability officer, Ross will accelerate our efforts across all of Leviton.”

For more information, visit Leviton's website