Southwire becomes the Official Wire and Cable Provider to the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the world’s first net zero carbon since inception sport. As one of the leading manufacturers of wire and cable used in the transmission and distribution of electricity, Southwire delivers power to millions of people around the world.
Southwire’s long-held commitment to sustainability has been evident throughout its history, with the company committed to developing innovative systems and solutions. So far it has been focused on exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of its communities through its core tenets of Growing Green, Living Well, Giving Back, Doing Right and Building Worth.
“At Southwire, we’re at the forefront of planning grid modernization and optimizing distributed energy systems. We understand the complexities around building a sustainable EV charging infrastructure where energy resilience is critical, and we will continue to deliver valued electrical solutions,” said Rich Stinson, Southwire’s President and CEO. “We’re excited to partner with Formula E and look forward to the opportunities this will bring as electrification plays an even greater role.”
Matt Scammell, Chief Commercial Officer, Formula E, said: “We are pleased to be working alongside Southwire, who are one of the leaders in the electrical industry. Their expertise around fundamental areas of the electrical industry will help us in delivering top tier events that our fans will love. With clear and proven work around environmental sustainability and local social initiatives, they are also clearly aligned to Formula E’s mission of enhancing sustainable human progress.”
Burt Fealing, Southwire's Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Sustainability Officer, added: “Our focus on environmental, social and governance issues over the past two decades has positioned Southwire as a leader in sustainability and enables us to partner with Formula E. Our products, solutions and drive for innovation are aligned with Formula E’s vision to accelerate change towards an electric future.”