Sustainability is core to everything that we do at Xylem, which is why every leader and every employee is expected to contribute. Our senior leadership team, under the direction of President and CEO Patrick Decker, leads businesses, sales teams and functional areas — all of which integrate sustainable processes into their strategies. These strategies are designed to position Xylem as a leader in the global water technology space in order to help create a water-secure world.
Our governance structure includes The Xylem Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Committee, which is composed of representatives from multiple geographies, businesses and functions and is under the executive sponsorship of the Senior Vice President General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer and the Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer. This committee meets monthly to guide and drive sustainability efforts and monitor progress against sustainability goals. Other governance entities include the Watermark Committee, chaired by the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer and the Global Diversity & Inclusion Council, chaired by the Senior Vice President General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
Our leaders, front-line managers and employees are accountable for safe, ethical, environmentally responsible and forward-looking actions that support our sustainability goals. To support them in this mission, Xylem provides training in the areas of environment, health and safety, Code of Conduct, anti-corruption, anti-harassment, data privacy, cybersecurity, trade compliance, business continuity and continuous improvement — which includes Lean and Six Sigma curriculum — and career and leadership development.