Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are a way to measure how a company affects the world around it. At Allegion, our eight values are at the center of our sustainability efforts and the way we run our business. 

Learn more about how Allegion has made steady progress in establishing our ESG commitments and sharing our journey. 

ESG At a Glance

New to ESG? Learn the basics of ESG 
and how Allegion approaches it.  

SASB Factors

Dive into the details of Allegion's material factors, organized around SASB standards 
and UN Sustainable Development Goals. 


Recent progress

Click on our recent milestones below for more information.

Environmental

Water usage reduced 8% YOY

Water usage reduced 8% YOY


* Data is normalized to hours worked. To the extent actual hours worked are not available for any full-time employee, an average of 40 hours per week is used.  

+ Actual data is collected for manufacturing facilities and certain warehouses globally. For all other facilities, data is based on certain estimates as indicated below. From April 1 through December 31, 2020, a 50% reduction was applied to the below estimates for water usage and waste to landfill in office type locations to take into account the remote work environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

1 Assumes an average of 15 gallons (or 57 liters) of water used per employee per work day.

 

Greenhouse gas emissions intensity reduced 2% YOY

Greenhouse gas emissions intensity reduced 2% YOY


* Data is normalized to hours worked. To the extent actual hours worked are not available for any full-time employee, an average of 40 hours per week is used.  

+ Actual data is collected for manufacturing facilities and certain warehouses globally. For all other facilities, data is based on certain estimates as indicated below. From April 1 through December 31, 2020, a 50% reduction was applied to the below estimates for water usage and waste to landfill in office type locations to take into account the remote work environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2 Assumes an average of 2000 BTU of gas usage and 0.6 KwH of electricity usage per square footage per month for warehouse locations and 2700 BTU of gas usage and 1.5 KwH of electricity usage per square footage per month for office type locations.

4% YOY reduction of waste to landfill

4% YOY reduction of waste to landfill


* Data is normalized to hours worked. To the extent actual hours worked are not available for any full-time employee, an average of 40 hours per week is used.  

+ Actual data is collected for manufacturing facilities and certain warehouses globally. For all other facilities, data is based on certain estimates as indicated below. From April 1 through December 31, 2020, a 50% reduction was applied to the below estimates for water usage and waste to landfill in office type locations to take into account the remote work environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

3 Assumes an average of 40 lbs (18 kilograms) of non-hazardous waste per employee per month.

Social

Named 2021 winner of the Campbell Award

Named 2021 winner of the Campbell Award

Allegion was named the winner of the National Safety Council’s prestigious 2021 Robert W. Campbell Award.

The National Safety Council (NSC) is America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate. Campbell Award winners are an elite group of organizations successfully integrating environment, health and safety management with business operations as a cornerstone of success.

“Allegion employees work to meticulously and intentionally uphold the company’s ‘be safe, be healthy’ value, with the goal of positively impacting workplace safety and engagement, the environment, customers and local communities. As an organization that embodies ‘being safe,’ their mission couldn’t resonate more,” said Lorraine Martin, NSC president and CEO. “We are proud to honor Allegion with this award and look forward to seeing how the company will continue to prioritize safety and make a positive impact on the world around us.”

Read more about the Allegion’s best-in-class environmental, health and safety practices in the full article. 

2020 donations totaling $2 million

2020 donations totaling $2 million

In 2020, Allegion donated $500,000 to food banks and gave an additional $1.5 million to community organizations in sponsorships, donations and in-kind product, including our commitments to Habitat for Humanity. We also donated 45,000 face masks to assist healthcare workers in communities where we operate. 

Board of Directors 44% diversity

Board of Directors 44% diversity

Allegion expanded our Board of Directors in 2020 and 2021, with the appointments of Steven C. Mizell, Dev Vardhan and Lauren B. Peters. Currently, we have achieved more than 40 percent diversity across gender, racial and ethnic representation among our directors. 

We also welcomed two new members to the Allegion Executive Leadership Team: Cindy Farrer, SVP of Global Operations and Integrated Supply Chain, and Luis Orbegoso, SVP of Allegion Americas. 


4 Across gender, racial and ethnic diversity; current as of October 2021.  

Governance

Created a global ESG Council

Created a global ESG Council

Allegion formed the ESG Council, a cross-functional, global steering team for ESG matters. The purpose of the ESG Council is to support the Company’s ongoing commitment to ESG, including health and safety and corporate social responsibility, engagement, equity, inclusion and diversity, and sustainability by: (1) developing Company strategy related to ESG matters; (2) improving the Company’s understanding of ESG matters; (3) overseeing integration of strategically significant ESG policies into the business operations and strategy; and (4) assisting in various communications with respect to ESG matters  

Defined our priorities in a Materiality Matrix

Defined our priorities in a Materiality Matrix

Reached out to shareholders representing over 70 percent of our shares to discuss any questions or concerns about our corporate governance and compensation practices, including ESG efforts, and to understand any particular issues that are top of mind for such shareholders. Those inputs and a materiality survey with key internal and external stakeholders helped us determine the material factors of importance to our business, investors and communities where we operate. These helped guide our ESG materiality map.

Ethics helpline support for 200 languages

Ethics helpline support for 200 languages

Strong ethics are core to who Allegion is. Our values of "Do the right thing" and "Be safe, be healthy" urge us to act ethically and responsibly in all things.  

Allegion's ethics helpline is accessible to all employees and any external party, including shareholders, suppliers, customers and the general public. 

Visit the helpline. 

* Data is normalized to hours worked. To the extent actual hours worked are not available for any full-time employee, an average of 40 hours per week is used. 
+ Actual data is collected for manufacturing facilities and certain warehouses globally. For all other facilities, data is based on certain estimates as indicated below. From April 1 through December 31, 2020, a 50% reduction was applied to the below estimates for water usage and waste to landfill in office type locations to take into account the remote work environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

1 Assumes an average of 15 gallons (or 57 liters) of water used per employee per work day.
2 Assumes an average of 2000 BTU of gas usage and 0.6 KwH of electricity usage per square footage per month for warehouse locations and 2700 BTU of gas usage and 1.5 KwH of electricity usage per square footage per month for office type locations.
3 Assumes an average of 40 lbs (18 kilograms) of non-hazardous waste per employee per month.
4 Across gender, racial and ethnic diversity; current as of October 2021. 


Materiality Matrix

Allegion conducted a survey with key internal and external stakeholders to help us determine ESG factors of importance to our business and key external stakeholders, including our investors, suppliers, customers and community partners.

Hover or click on each point for more information.

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