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Vista Outdoor Releases First Annual ESG Impact Report
Report details company’s commitment to environmental, social and governance objectives, unveils Vista 2030 Vision
Vista Outdoor released the company’s first-ever Environmental, Social and Governance Impact Report (ESG Report). The ESG Report summarizes the company’s commitments and actions related to environmental, social and governance objectives.
As part of this commitment, the ESG Report unveils the Vista 2030 Vision. Vista 2030 is the company’s long-term plan for adding quality to the lives of our customers, employees and communities by “bringing the world outside.” Vista 2030 commits the company to leadership in advocacy, impact and business operations related to the environment, diversity and making the outdoors more accessible to more people.
The ESG Report also includes updates and reporting on corporate social responsibility initiatives, public policy, coalition partnerships and internal management and performance.
The ESG Reporting process, combined with the Vista 2030 Vision, will instill drive and discipline across the entire Vista Outdoor organization to improve outcomes related to corporate social responsibility, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and key environmental metrics, including greenhouse gas emissions, recycling, energy management and packaging.
Environmental, Social and Governance reporting is a growing field amongst financial, government and consumer stakeholders; and with this report, Vista Outdoor is committed to long-term improvements within these key categories. For more information on the ESG Report, please visit the Vista Outdoor Corporate Social Responsibility hub.
ESG Report Highlights: BY THE NUMBERS
$400 million: Over the last five years, Vista Outdoor has paid nearly $400 million into the Pittman Robertson Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration, the country’s preeminent land and wildlife conservation tool.
38: Number of consumer safety, veterans, military family and conservation organizations supported.
97%: Percentage of the materials used in ammunition production that are recycled or reused. This includes the use of recycled car batteries and the reuse of spent brass, which are major inputs in the ammunition manufacturing process.
71%: Since 2015, 35 students have received $35,000 in scholarships under a Vista Outdoor college scholarship program, with 71% of the scholarships going to young women.
11: Number of Bell Joy Ride Ambassadors across the country. The Bell Joy Ride Program was created to inspire and enable female cyclists with regular, structured, fun and social rides that appeal to all levels of riders.
$305,930: Across the country, the CCI/Speer and Federal Ammunition families have directly raised $305,930 for families of two local fallen police officers, the Veteran’s Community Project—Tiny Homes and Back the Blue Line.
$100,000: Money raised by Bell, Giro and Blackburn team for Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship in Quincy, California.
75,000: Pounds of reclaimed resin repurposed through recycling and waste management programs in FY2020 by the Blackhawk team.
1: The number of products recalled for safety reasons over the past three years.
10 million: CamelBak has saved 10 million polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles since they launched their #ditchdisposable campaign back in 2010.
703: Total number of pounds donated by the Rantoul, Illinois team as part of an annual holiday food drive.
69%: Year-over-year percentage increase in gender diversity on the Vista Outdoor Board of Directors.
243: Number of meals donated by the Bushnell team as part of an annual holiday food drive.
6,300: Total pounds of test samples and warranty returns diverted from landfill to be reused through the CamelBak Terracycle program.
$30,000: Dollars raised from Primos in support of the families of two fallen officers from the local community.
5: Number of pages in the Vista Outdoor Congressional testimony regarding climate change and how the company can play a role in improving environmental and climate outcomes.