Leslie’s Releases Annual ESG Report

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Leslie’s, Inc., the premier and most trusted brand in the direct-to-consumer pool and spa care industry in the United States, has unveiled its highly anticipated 2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report.

This comprehensive report shines a spotlight on Leslie's proactive approach and tangible initiatives pertaining to its ESG priorities, which encompass critical areas such as water safety, diversity, equity, and inclusion, cybersecurity, as well as environmental stewardship.

Michael Egeck, the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Leslie's, emphasised the company's unwavering dedication to making a positive impact on consumers, employees, shareholders, and the communities it serves.

Egeck stated, "Our commitment to executing our ESG strategy and diligently measuring our progress is a pivotal aspect of this commitment. We are delighted to share our noteworthy achievements in the 2022 ESG report."

The 2022 ESG Report represents the culmination of Leslie's third consecutive year of annual ESG reporting, a testament to the company's steadfast commitment to transparency and accountability.

Brad Gazaway, Chief Legal, Real Estate & Sustainability Officer, oversaw the development of the report, which boasts several key highlights:

  • A notable enhancement of MSCI ESG ratings, soaring from 'A' to 'AA,' signifying Leslie's dedication to elevating its sustainability efforts.

  • The establishment of four employee resource groups fosters inclusivity and collaboration across the entire organisation.

  • Expanded disclosure of environmental data, including comprehensive coverage of Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions and waste management initiatives.

  • Acknowledgement and recognition by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® as the esteemed recipient of the St. Jude New Corporate Partner of the Year accolade.

Leslie's commitment to annual ESG reporting is reinforced by the publication of this impactful ESG Report. Notably, the report includes an informative appendix containing disclosures aligned with Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Standards, specifically tailored to the multiline and speciality retailers and distributors industry.

The release of Leslie’s 2022 ESG Report underscores the company's dedication to transparency, accountability, and the pursuit of excellence in ESG strategy and performance. The full report is accessible on Leslie's official website at https://ir.lesliespool.com/esg, providing stakeholders with valuable insights into the company's ESG journey and accomplishments.

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Source: Globe Newswire


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