Our people are the foundation of our company. As our Corporate Guidelines for Business Conduct and Ethics show, we strive to create and nurture an accepting work environment that emphasizes dignity and respect for our fellow employees.
In our enterprises, we endeavor to improve the lives of our employees and the communities in which they live and work. We pay fair wages and provide generous benefits. Our Allegheny Technologies Incorporated Business System (ATIBS) work environment encourages employee involvement and promotes feedback and root cause analysis, as this ATI focus article on energy savingsdemonstrates.
We provide equal employment and opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation (which we interpret to include gender identity), age, national origin, veteran's status and disability or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, see Career Opportunities.
We care deeply about our communities and actively participate in the areas in which our facilities are located. We encourage our employees to give freely of their time to community and charitable organizations.
- The Company donates to various civic and social groups, including local organizations, service organizations dedicated to health and human welfare, the arts, and schools and universities. In addition, Company donations are made to support our employees' involvement in community activities.
- We encourage employees' active involvement in their communities. Annually, our employees participate in the Susan G. Komen Foundation Race for the Cure and the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days.
- We have consistently supported the United Way. Employees across the company have participated in United Way Days of Caring in various local communities where we have facilities.
- We and our employees are recognized for our volunteer services, community involvement and ethical conduct in the workplace.
Moreover, we and our employees have contributed to education in the United States and abroad. Some of our operating companies sponsor scholarships to employees, and we fund scholarships at local universities near our STAL facility in Shanghai, China. Closer to home, some of our employees serve on local school boards, and on college or university boards of directors.