SOURCE: Ingram Micro

Ingram Micro

July 06, 2011 11:00 ET

Ingram Micro Further Demonstrates Its Commitment to Social Responsibility by Publishing a Publicly Available Annual Report

SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 6, 2011) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider, today published its inaugural social responsibility report for 2010, becoming one of the only technology distributors to track and publicly report its sustainability commitment.

Using a narrative and quantitative format, the report covers three broad areas highlighting the year's following achievements:

  • The Environment: Lead as an accountable corporation working with its customers and suppliers to minimize the company's impact on the environment.
    • Received ISO 14001 certification in North America, following Sweden's certification in 2009
    • Became the first technology distributor to join EPA Climate Leaders
    • Completed greenhouse gas inventory for years 2009 and 2010
    • Improved the corporation's Newsweek Green Ranking
    • Improved systems for easier customer search/purchase of green IT products
  • Local Communities: Be a positive influence in the communities in which Ingram Micro does business and its associates work and live.
    • Gave more than $1 million to charities through company and associate donations
    • Supported almost 200 non-profit organizations, with thousands of associates volunteering in local communities
    • Partnered with vendors to raise over $300,000 in charity golf tournaments
  • The Workplace: Maintain a professionally challenging, rewarding, respectful and safe workplace for all Ingram Micro associates and business partners.
    • Trained over 500 associates in leadership development, helping advance the distributor's workplace performance
    • Strengthened the company's corporate compliance program to better align with its value of integrity and best practices
    • Achieved a positive score on its first Corporate Equality Index and was listed in their 2011 Buyer's Guide

"Our commitment to social responsibility is woven throughout our organization and ingrained in our values," said Gregory Spierkel, chief executive officer. "We have a legacy of innovation, and we're proud that we're one of the first of our peers to publicly measure and promote our responsibility efforts. I credit our associates, who took it upon themselves to recycle, volunteer and foster an energetic work environment long before it was popular. We hope this report offers opportunities to further engage our associates, customers, business partners and other stakeholders in the benefits of a thriving responsibility program."

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About Ingram Micro Inc.
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics, technical and financial support, managed and cloud-based services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving more than 150 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit