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Making a positive social impact

At RWC we believe that sound Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices not only improve the impact we have on the world, but also contribute to the value we create for shareholders.

Reporting on our progress

ESG Report 2023

We’re continually strengthening the link between our ESG goals and our business strategy.

Discover the many ways we’re making a difference, from reducing emissions to supporting our communities, in our latest ESG Report.

Net zero by 2050

Our global emissions aspiration


We're integrating sustainability into our manufacturing practices and our organisational culture.

42% reduction in Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2030

Greenhouse gas emissions

We have set targets for Scope 1 and 2 emissions reduction that are aligned with the Paris Climate agreement.

Net zero Scope 1 and 2 by 2050

Plan in place

We have developed an actionable plan for decreasing Scope 1 and 2 emissions that includes purchasing renewable energy and enhancing operational efficiency.

28% reduction in scope 1 and 2 emissions

Path to Net Zero

We have significantly reduced our Scope 1 and 2 emissions by purchasing renewable energy and investing in efficient manufacturing equipment.



Our social strategy is focused on a safe environment for our people that actively promotes diversity, equity and inclusion. We’re also committed to supporting our communities around the world.

22% reportable injury rate reduction

Everyone Safe, Every Day

We’ve launched a multi-year program focusing on risk management, behavioural safety, and standardised reporting.  

40 40 20 is our gender diversity goal

Gender diversity

We have set ambitious gender diversity goals across the business.

10 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) worldwide

Employee support

ERGs are volunteer-led groups that play an important role in generating grassroots energy and driving engagement in a diverse, inclusive workplace.


Sound governance and annual reporting will ensure transparency and accountability toward our identified targets. As best practices and international standards evolve, so too will our programme.

ESG executive-level steering committee created

Enhancing oversight

A executive-level ESG steering committee supports the Board in exercising its ESG duties.

ESG KPI's established for the executive team

Rewarding ESG

We have tied ESG key performance indicators to the executive team’s compensation.

Climate-related risks and opportunities

Enterprise risk management

We evaluate climate-related risks and opportunities in order to build on our understanding of strategy and actions needed to remain resilient when facing effects of climate change.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) drives our ability to attract, retain, motivate and develop the best talent and create an engaged workforce.

Community counts

Across the world, RWC employees dedicate many volunteering hours to raise funding and to contribute to the global communities around us.

School children

Harlington School

Our West Drayton team in the UK has partnered with the local Harlington School as part of the RWC’s commitment to inspiring confidence and hope for future success in the students, seeding interest in STEM manufacturing careers with RWC.

Community story images from International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day

We partnered with Wine to Water in a series of global Filter Build™ events to support disaster relief access to clean water around the globe.

Community pictures from International Women's Day

International Women's Day

In March, we came together for the global event with local celebrations and volunteering.

Ethical conduct

We have continued to make progress in our Modern Slavery programme and have issued a clear statement and policy addressing both short and long-term goals.

We believe that our global RWC community has the potential to bring positive change to every corner of the world