A Responsible Approach to Business

We have high standards for our associates, suppliers and products in all the places where we do business.

Ethical Conduct

Ethical Conduct

More than 30 percent of our 20,000+ person workforce is global. Our business ethics apply to our workplaces throughout the world, and are reflected in Fortune Brands’ Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other company policies.

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Safe and Respectful Workplace

Our associates are our greatest asset. Keeping them safe, treating them with dignity and respect and giving them a workplace where they can thrive are essential to winning in the marketplace. We're committed to developing systems that drive safe work practices. 

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Responsible Supply Chains

We work hard to ensure that our suppliers and contractors adhere to the same strict standards we have for the respect of human rights, workplace safety and protection of the environment.

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Environmental stewardship

Fortune Brands believes the protection of our natural resources is important to our business. We’re committed to environmental stewardship and sustainable initiatives to reduce waste and energy use. See our EHS Principles [PDF 127KB]. We have a number of sustainability efforts and success stories across our Company that represent how we manage energy use and waste disposal.

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Responsible Products

We believe that part of being a good corporate citizen means creating high-quality products that help consumers use fewer natural resources.

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Fortunate Giving: Building our communities

Our Company has a strong heritage of giving back. In 2015, we contributed approximately $1.5 million to our communities. Through our Fortunate Giving program, we support organizations that align with our business goals, our associates' passions and the communities where they live and work in the areas of education, the environment and housing.