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Hubert Company: Committed to Corporate Responsibility

At Hubert Company, we respect our customers, vendors, employees and the environment. Our commitment to corporate responsibility addresses six key areas described below.

Commitment 1: Resources & Climate Conservation


In August 2014, Hubert was awarded Silver Certification in Leadership in Energy & Environment Design (LEED) by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

 

Solar Panels

ENERGY & ATMOSPHERE

Our solar roof produces on average 1,190 megawatts per year, 3,100 kilowatts per day, 129 kilowatts per hour, which accounts for at least 30+ percent of our energy use at Hubert.

Water Efficiency

WATER EFFICIENCY

Hubert conserves indoor water consumption by 30% with fixtures and faucets that control water flow.

LED lightbulbs

INDOOR ENVIRONMENT

Hubert uses biodegradable cleaning, pest control, and LED lighting. HVAC units improve air quality and maintain 15% outdoor airflow.

Recyclable Shipping Containers

MATERIALS & RESOURCES

Hubert uses 100% recyclable shipping cartons along with recycled paper for inner pack. Eighty percent of our waste is recycled.

 


Commitment 2: Sustainably Sourced Products

 

Energy Star logo

ENERGY STAR APPLIANCES

Hubert proactively sources Energy Star food service equipment designed to use less energy, save money and help protect the environment.

Eco-conscious packaging

ECO-CONSCIOUS PACKAGING

Hubert offers a wide selection of eco-friendly, sustainable packaging products that maximizes use of renewable, recycled or compostable materials.

 


Commitment 3: Environmentally Responsible Marketing

 

Source Book

REDUCING WASTE IN PRINT

Our catalog printer was the first printer to earn Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification and uses pollution control systems minimize the impact on the environment.

 


Commitment 4: Smarter Logisitics

 

Carbon Neutral

SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING

Our carbon-neutral shipping program supports reforestation and renewable energy. CO2 produced in the shipment of Hubert products is calculated and offset by projects that reduce or remove carbon in the atmosphere.

US EPA Certified Smart Way

RESPONSIBLE TRANSPORTATION

Hubert's transportation providers participate in the U.S. EPA SmartWay program to promote cleaner shipping initiatives. SmartWay partners use fuel-efficiency, emission control technologies, policies and strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

C_TPAT Certification

C-TPAT CERTIFICATION

Hubert participates in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT). This government-business initiative builds cooperative relationships that strengthen overall supply chain and border security.

 


Commitment 5: Engaged Employees

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION POLICY

Hubert promotes equal employment opportunities through a positive, continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status as required by law.

 

WORKER SAFETY & WELLNESS

Employees are our most valuable assets and we value their health and happiness. Our Employee Wellness Program offers health screenings and ongoing education and programs, such as yoga. Hubert has also been a tobacco-free workplace since 1990.

WORK-LIFE FOCUS GROUP

Employees are encouraged to contribute ideas that impact workplace spirit and morale. The Work-Life Focus Group considers these ideas to balance the needs of employer and employee, spurring change such as a casual dress code and parental leave.

INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER TIME

Hubert provides Individual Volunteer Time (IVT), paid to employees who volunteer during company work hours with charitable organizations. Employees may choose any organization with a 501(c)(3) designation from the IRS.


Commitment 6: Service to Society

 

THE VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

A committee of eight employees promotes the spirit of volunteerism and provides opportunities for employees to use Individual Volunteer Time. The Council maintains ongoing community partnerships while continuously offering new ways to volunteer.