Corporate Responsibility

As a responsible corporate citizen, Chart’s belief is that financial performance and responsibility for our environment, our employees and the global communities we touch are inextricably linked.

To progress towards our sustainability goals, Chart is committed to:

  • minimizing the adverse environmental impact of our products, our operations and our supply chain;
  • providing a safe working environment, learning opportunities and career growth for all our employees;
  • abiding by a code of ethics in all markets so we can be safe in the knowledge that we compete against others solely on our merits;
  • striving to communicate and incorporate sustainability initiatives throughout our supply chain;
  • educating, developing and empowering our employees, and thus enabling them to identify and adopt best practices that will enhance sustainability; and
  • maintaining our financial responsibility to our stockholders and employees while supporting our sustainability initiatives.

 

Our approach to Corporate Responsibility focuses on five key areas: (1) Ethics; (2) Supply Chain; (3) People and Safety, (4) Environment and Conservation; and (5) Community Engagement. You can find out more about our initiatives, policies and procedures in these key areas by clicking the corresponding tabs on this page.

Ethics

Our policies are designed to promote ethical conduct and compliance with applicable laws and regulatory requirements. Chart promotes responsible business practices with every business function and at every level of the company and we expect our stakeholders throughout the value chain to meet our ethical expectations and standards as well.

It is our number one priority to build and support a Chart culture that is ethical and respectful of each other, our customers, and our stockholders.

Our Code of Ethical Business Conduct aims to foster a culture of transparency, support Chart’s values – especially integrity, and create an inclusive and safe workplace. Our Code of Ethical Business Conduct covers policies related to governance, ethics and corporate social responsibility. It is meant to assist our employees with challenging issues in their daily work and support our commitment to conducting business with uncompromising integrity.

Download the complete Code of Ethical Business Conduct

It is our number one priority to build and support a Chart culture that is ethical and respectful of each other, our customers, and our shareholders.

The Chart values are safety, integrity, customer driven, employer of choice and actively seek profitable growth.

Jillian Evanko, CEO

Supply Chain

Chart is committed to the highest standards of ethics and business conduct. We endeavor to require our suppliers to meet our expectations for ethics and compliance with applicable laws. Chart’s Supplier Code of Conduct (this “Code”) sets forth our expectations for each of our product or service suppliers.

Download the complete Supplier Code of Conduct

People and Safety

Chart is committed to maintaining a safe, secure and ethical workplace. Chart maintains a Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) Policy.

Download the complete QHSE Policy

Environment and Conservation

Chart is committed to environmental stewardship and sustainable business practices. In our day-to-day operation, Chart is committed to promoting employee awareness of environmental impacts and to supporting pollution prevention and the use of sustainable resources in our products, services, and activities. The principles set forth in our Environmental and Sustainability Policy include our commitment to sustainable development, compliance with environmental regulations and higher standards for eco-efficiency.

Download the complete Environmental and Sustainability Policy

Community Engagement

Canton, GA – SAFETY …Recognition Lunches

D&S employees in Canton, GA are treated to a delicious BBQ lunch every quarter they work accident-free. Last year in 2018, the employees earned two lunches! Management and team members work hard to keep the lines moving and the sweet tea flowing.

 

"Leading By Feeding" Campaign

Chart Canton, GA employees helped the local Chamber re-stock their food pantries by participating in the “Leading by Feeding” initiative. Throughout the month of October, the community is encouraged to support organizations, such as Never Alone and Papa’s Pantry, by dropping donations off at various Cherokee County Chamber locations.

Canton, GA - Fall Fest

Canton employees participated in the Fall Fest organized by the Service League of Cherokee County. Chart made a generous donation for the opportunity to design its very own scarecrow, affectionately named “George”.

Founded in 1935, the Service League of Cherokee County, GA is the oldest volunteer service organization in Cherokee County.  With its deep roots and rich heritage of caring for children, the League raises money to help provide food, clothing, medical and dental care, eyeglasses, scholarships, and much more to children in need.

 
New Prague Health Far

Employee Health Fair

New Prague, MN The New Prague Wellness Committee partnered with Chart’s Benefits providers and local businesses to provide employees with valuable information about health care services in our community. The event was held in the main office of our New Prague campus, all employees were encouraged to attend. Some highlights of this years fair were:
  • Flu Shots provided by Walgreens pharmacy
  • Bio- Metric Screenings provided by Mayo Clinic
  • Fire Extinguisher Demos by the New Prague Fire Department
  • Drunk driving simulator provided by New Prague Police Department
 
New Iberia Food Drive

Thanksgiving Food Drive

New Iberia, LA Chart employees got together and arranged a food drive to help those in need over the Thanksgiving holiday. The food drive was a great success and fed many people in and around the New Iberia, Louisiana area.
 
Stepping Out In Pink

Stepping Out In Pink

La Crosse, WI Chart team members have an opportunity to walk with over 6400 men, women, children and survivors for local breast cancer research, programs and services . Chart covers the cost of employees who register to walk and we host a snack and refreshment tent for our team to gather and show support to our community.
 
Adopt a Highway

Adopt a Highway

New Prague, MN Chart has adopted the 2 mile stretch of Highway 21 that runs along side our New Prague facility. Twice a year our employees partner together to clean the highway and help keep our community looking good.
 
Flood Relief

Flood Relief

La Crosse, WI Mother Nature was particularly tough on many communities in our area this past fall and Chart employees stepped up to help. Not only were supplies collected to donate to those in need but many of our employees volunteered their time to clean up residences and businesses after the floods.
 
Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

New Prague, MN New Prague Employees participate in the a bi-annually Red Cross Blood Drive. The bus comes on site and employees are able to donate during their work day. This year was great success and all available slots were filled by our generous employees.
 
Rotary Lights

Rotary Club Light Festival

La Crosse, WI The day after Thanksgiving through December 31st each year over 3,000,000 lights light up Riverside Park in La Crosse to “Feed the hungry of the Coulee Region”. Chart decorated a tree which was on display and volunteered to collect money and food donations for the New Horizons Women’s Shelter.