Symantec's 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report

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Symantec's 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report

Corporate responsibility is inherent to Symantec’s business and built into our priorities and values. Symantec's release of its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report provides an update on our performance and progress on key goals over the last year in our key CR focus areas: environmental responsibility, online safety, and gender and diversity.

Symantec is a global provider of security, storage, and systems management solutions that help organizations and consumers secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against advanced threats enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored.

Symantec is committed to protecting people and information, independent of device, platform or location. We deliver solutions that allow customers to access their information via a variety of devices when they need it and prevent unauthorized access. Symantec’s core businesses operate in three primary markets: security, backup and recovery, and availability solutions.

We consider the security of information central to corporate responsibility in this digital age of increased exposure. We leverage our employees’ specialized skills to make the digital world a safer place to work and play, raising awareness of cyber issues and contributing resources to our communities. As a company engaged in providing services with significant societal benefit, Symantec is committed to conducting our business with attention to and respect for ethical operation, the environment, and positive societal impact. Our corporate responsibility platform is organized into three key pillars:

  • Our People, which includes employee satisfaction, talent management, and diversity and inclusion
  • Your Information, which includes cybersecurity, online safety, privacy and customer experience
  • The World, which includes climate change, responsible sourcing and human rights, and community investment

Our 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report serves an update on our performance and progress on key goals over the last year. We welcome your comments and questions about this report and our corporate responsibility efforts. These can be submitted to We also invite you to read and comment on our Corporate Responsibility in Action blog and visit our website

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Women in STEM are an Inspiration to Us All
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Oct 15, 2013 5:00 PM ET
Listen to a Live Recording of Symantec's First-Ever CR Report Stakeholder Call
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Oct 4, 2013 8:00 AM ET
Where Are All the Women in Technology?
Everyone wants to know where the women are in technology and what can be done to draw them to the field. What is the magic solution? At Symantec, we’re taking on the challenge of attracting more women to technology from a variety of angles....
Sep 20, 2013 10:00 AM ET
Game Plan: Keeping Your Family Safe Online
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Sep 18, 2013 10:30 AM ET
Our Commitments in Action: Symantec’s 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report
I’m excited to share that our Corporate Responsibility Report for fiscal year 2013 has been published. This annual report provides an opportunity to review our goals from the previous year, acknowledge successes, and reflect on how we can continue to refine our corporate responsibility strategy. We hope that you will ...
Sep 12, 2013 9:30 AM ET