At Stanley Black & Decker, we are committed to transparent reporting of our environment, health and safety results. Using 2015 as a baseline, we set five-year targets to reduce adverse impacts on our people and our planet while improving the sustainability of our products.

Year 2020 Targets


Goal: Zero life-changing injuries by Year 2020


Goal: Reduce operational energy consumption by 20%.

Goal: Reduce operational water consumption by 20%.

Goal: Reduce operational waste generation by 20%; 80% of the total waste generated to have a reuse or recycling disposition.

Goal: Reduce carbon emissions by 20% and source 10% of global energy demand with renewable energy.


Goal: Achieve external EMS certifications at 65% of our manufacturing and distribution center sites.

Goal: Improve product sustainability and social accountability with the participation of select partner suppliers in CDP.

EcosmartTM Scorecard

Energy Intensity (KBTU / HR)

Carbon Intensity (MT / KHR)

Water Intensity (GAL / HR)

Waste Intensity (LBS / HR)

Hazardous Waste (LBS / HR)

Recognition and Management System

2018 Climate vs Water

Peer scores representing global “general” sector responses for both climate change and water.

2018 IEQ Sector

External Certifications (% MFG | DC)

Safety Injury / Illness Rates

Total Recordable Rate
(Incidents / 100 Heads)

Lost Time Rate
(Incidents / 100 Heads)

*A Life Change is an event resulting in a permanent life change to the affected individual.

Safety Data

2018 2017 2016 2015
Total recordable injury | illness 441 452 473 445
Lost time injury | illness 135 151 128 137
Lost days due injury | illness 4,603 4,752 4,429 4,991
Work hours in millions 132.1 126.6 117.6 115.2
Total recordable rate 0.67 0.71 0.80 0.77
Lost time rate 0.20 0.24 0.22 0.24
Chart Notes:
(1) For each year results reflect current company business structure and applicable discontinued operations.
(2) Energy intensity in kilo British thermal units demand per work hour; CO2e carbon dioxide equivalents intensity in metric tonne emissions per thousand work hours. Both bar-pie chart pair reflect stationary Scope 1 plus Scope 2.
(3) Water intensity in withdrawal gallons per work hour.
(4) Waste intensity in total generation pounds per work hour.
(5) Total recordable rate and Lost time rate = # of applicable incidents per 100 employees per year.
(6) CDP and RobecoSAM scoring from SBD annual submission to these sustainability transparency initiatives.
(7) Percentage of factories and distribution centers certified to applicable EHS/Sustainability management system standards in that reporting year.