2015 ITW CSR Report

Working Together

Our People

Worker Safety & Health

Environmental responsibility and health and safety around ITW

Across the globe, ITW businesses are reducing environmental impact and creating safer workplaces.

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Worker Safety & Health

Safety as a team effort

Permatex employs a cross-functional safety committee to make positive changes.

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Wellness

A healthier workplace

At Trident, the focus is on learning about wellness and opportunities to lead healthier lives.

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Wellness

Inspiring healthy actions

ITW Wellness Champions share a passion for improving the health and wellness of themselves and their fellow colleagues.

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Talent Development

Benefiting from talent development

The ITW Renovation/Remodeling division has honed in on talent as a key driver of business performance.

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Talent Development

Promoting local talent development

ITW’s Delfast business in Germany uses a bottom-up recruitment strategy to target university graduates.

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Talent Development

Developing future women engineers

In partnership with SWE and UIC, ITW hosted an event to introduce high school girls to the engineering field.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Advancing workers with disabilities

ITW SPIT in France has gone above and beyond.

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Our Communities

Community Involvement

Leveraging millennial insight

ITW's Young Professionals Network offered valuable insight to boost ITW's strong support for United Way.

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Community Involvement

Investing in ITW team members through scholarships

Each year, the ITW Foundation awards scholarships to support the educational pursuit of students attending a trade school or college.

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Community Involvement

Boosting the talent pipeline

HOBART Germany engages in several workforce development initiatives, helping its community and its talent pipeline.

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Community Involvement

Supporting our wounded troops

In 2015, Rain-X® announced its partnership with NAPA® Auto Parts to support the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.

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ITW Foundation

Engaging with students

ITW continues to expand its involvement in the ITW David Speer Academy.

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ITW Foundation

Supporting arts education

ITW has donated $1 million to support the arts in Chicago Public Schools.

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Our World

Environmental Responsibility

Demonstrating responsibility

ITW Metalflex has implemented a number of activities and initiatives that impact multiple CSR priority areas.

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Environmental Responsibility

Adopting a beach in California

When ITW Global Tire Repair set out to improve the surrounding environment, the team didn’t have to look much farther than its own backyard.

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Environmental Responsibility

Supporting local environmental diversity

ITW Global Fasteners is engaged in helping to preserve and protect local wildlife.

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Supply Chain Responsibility

Creating a healthier home renovations environment

ITW developed a self-contained, portable unit that provides continuous and effective air filtration.

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Supply Chain Responsibility

Offering a better refueling experience

The ITW Fuel Division's capless fueling system offers benefits to OEMs, end users and the environment.

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Supply Chain Responsibility

Eliminating NMP and driving improved performance

Reducing or eliminating the use of potentially hazardous substances is an ongoing priority for ITW.

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Conflict Minerals

Partnering on conflict minerals disclosures

ITW relies on more than 300 contacts within its businesses to connect with their suppliers.

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