Watts Named One of “America’s Greenest Companies 2024” by Newsweek

Hands cupping world and Newsweek names Watts one of the Greenest Companies 2024

Watts has been named one of America’s Greenest Companies by Newsweek magazine and is recognized among the Top 300 companies in the U.S. based on environmental sustainability.

The rankings are supported by research and analysis of top organizations in the U.S. that have a market capitalization of a minimum $5 billion and adhere to the European Union sustainably standard guidelines. The evaluation is based on greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, water generation, waste generation, and sustainability data disclosure and commitments.  

“For nearly 150 years, Watts has been a leading provider of technologies and solutions designed to promote safety, energy efficiency and water conservation around the world,” said Robert J. Pagano, Jr., CEO, President and Chairperson of the Board. “We are honored to receive this recognition because it underscores our commitment to reduce our environmental footprint, expand upon the positive environmental attributes of our products, enrich and engage our communities and people, and adhere to the highest ethical business practices. Together, with our full range of stakeholders around the globe, we can drive the change needed for a safer and more sustainable future.”

Watts has worked hard promote environmental sustainabilty within its operations. As the first company to be verified for The Water Council’s WAVE: Water Stewardship Verified program, Watts continues to act locally and globally to reduce water consumption, increase reuse, improve water quality, reduce negative upstream and downstream impacts, and engage local communities in water-stewardship activities.

“We are humbled that Newsweek has acknowledged the intentional path we’ve been on to reduce our consumption and emissions, and the efforts we’ve undertaken in water stewardship,” said Kenneth R. Lepage, General Counsel, Chief Sustainability Officer & Secretary. “We are committed to minimizing the impact of our global operations and supply chain on the environment, protecting the communities where we operate, and delivering innovative products and services that support our customers in doing the same.”

To learn more about Watts’ Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts, read the company’s Sustainability Report or visit Watts Sustainability Page.

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