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Corporate Citizenship

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Message from our CEO & CTO

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Mark J. Barrenechea,
CEO & CTO, OpenText

Our employees, customers and culture are at the heart of our success. At OpenText™, we believe that information and knowledge make people and businesses better. That is why we strive to be the leading cloud-based Information Management company in the world, empowering companies of all sizes to become more intelligent, connected and secure. While this past year has been challenging in many ways, the global pandemic has strengthened our purpose and fueled our determination to build an inclusive environment where enthusiastic, skilled and diverse employees thrive.

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Corporate Citizenship commitment

Connecting people, creating communities

Being a good corporate citizen and investing in the communities we serve is integral to how we do business. In addition to supporting charitable causes, OpenText encourages its employees to become active members in their communities through volunteering.

Learn about the OpenText Corporate Giving Program

OpenText Navigator Fund

During the last half of 2020, we donated $1 million and worked with 65 food banks across four continents, 21 countries and 58 OpenText sites to supply more than four million meals.

Values and ethics

OpenText is built on a foundation of trust

To maintain our position as a market leader, it is crucial to earn the trust of our customers, employees, investors, suppliers and the communities in which we operate. Gaining that trust starts with conducting our business to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

We are committed to conducting our business ethically and in compliance with the letter and spirit of all applicable laws and regulations.

Our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics outlines our expectations, and all employees, officers, directors, vendors, contractors and partners are expected to comply with them.

Read our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics

Respect for human rights is deeply embedded in how we carry out business and interact with our communities. This is outlined in our Human Rights Statement.

We are committed to respecting and upholding human rights for all people in our policies, practices and values.

Read our Human Rights Statement

Enabling customers

As the world rapidly shifts to new ways to work, we see more opportunities to use technology for good and for OpenText products to drive purpose through digitization, supply chain transparency, remote collaboration and improved productivity.

Garland Independent School District logo

As schools relied on home learning, the second largest public school district in Dallas County used OpenText™ Intelligent Forms Automation with LiquidOffice to help deliver 36,000 meals a day.

Read the customer story about Garland Independent School District
Braille Works logo

Combining experience and expertise, this partnership delivers end-to-end document accessibility solutions that help organizations serve their customers with visual impairments.

Read the customer story about Braille Works

Sustainability partnerships

Tackling the world’s sustainability challenges requires collaboration across companies, sectors and borders. OpenText has joined various industry initiatives to help accelerate progress and impact.

  • United Nations Global Compact logo
  • EcoVadis logo
  • 30% Club logo
  • Catalyst logo
  • CDP logo
  • Environmental Paper Network logo
  • Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship logo

Environmental sustainability

Addressing climate change is a global challenge that is increasingly urgent, public and connected. As a tech industry leader, OpenText has both an obligation and an opportunity to take action that will improve the well-being of our customers, our planet and our society as a whole. Our Environmental Policy articulates our commitment to measuring and managing our environmental impact.

Energy management, data center initiatives, waste reduction and diversion, employee education and engagement are all key OpenText activities that support our environmental goals.

Learn about our environmental goals and commitments

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  • 5%
    Energy – OpenText plans to reduce its energy consumption per dollar revenue by 5% by June 30, 2023
  • 5%
    Carbon – OpenText plans to reduce its scope 1 & 2 greenhouse gas emissions per dollar revenue by 5% by June 30, 2023
  • 65%
    Waste – OpenText plans to work toward a goal of 65% diversion rate in our regional headquarters by June 30, 2023

Ethical supply chain

 

Purchasing decisions can have a major social and environmental impact. We hold our suppliers to the same high standards to which we hold ourselves. In keeping with our Supplier Code of Conduct, we expect 100% of our suppliers to behave responsibly, ethically and sustainably.

We also help customers ensure their supply chains meet ethical practices with transparency into the sustainability practices of their partners/suppliers.

Our people

We are committed to an inclusive work environment

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is front and center with a focus on supporting and developing under-represented minorities, with emphasis on gender, race and Black communities.

We believe that achieving a more balanced proportion of men and women in our workforce reflects our fundamental belief that inclusion and diversity leads to increased innovation and better business outcomes.

Today, women comprise

  • 29% of the OpenText global workforce
  • 25% of management roles
  • 33% of our board of directors

International Women’s Day
Choose to Challenge

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The OpenText Women in Tech program aims to advance gender equality.

Across OpenText, we support, inspire, reward and develop employees so they can be their best through programs, including:

  • Education reimbursement
  • Leadership and management training
  • Comprehensive benefits and compensation
  • Employee stock purchase plans
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Fitness and wellness programs

We believe in hiring, developing and caring for the best talent in the industry because we know that having the right people and helping them realize their full potential, drives innovation and our continued growth and success.

Employee benefits and careers at OpenText

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Technology for good

Few things have the power to transform our world as rapidly and radically as digital technology. Today’s technology is being used to fight crime, bringing digital agriculture to the world, combating fraud, improving lifestyles and helping to eliminate poverty. At OpenText, we think about how we can use our unique products and capabilities for the greater good. Many of our customer deployments are already helping advance society.

Delivering smiles and curbside meals during COVID-19

Read the blog about delivering smiles

Using information management for positive change

Read the blog about using information management

Information security and data privacy

OpenText maintains industry best practices for incorporating data protection and privacy into our day-to-day activities as defined by our ISO 27001:2013 global Information Security Management System.

We have implemented a range of technical and organizational measures to ensure the availability, integrity and confidentiality of data. All OpenText employees complete mandatory security awareness and privacy training upon joining the company and annually thereafter, or as required by law or to meet customer-required compliance obligations.

Our commitment to GDPR, the OpenText Privacy Policy and the OpenText Cookie Policy

 

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