From how we do business to the commitment we make to our communities to how we treat our employees and independent Distributors, our Corporate Social Responsibility program is best summed up by our value, ‘We do the right, honest and ethical thing.
Corporate GovernanceThe methods and policies that relate to directing and administering our short-term and long-term goals as a company are in place to ensure accountability and economic efficiency for our stakeholders. With consistent focus in these areas, we met independence criteria almost one year early, and we meet all NYSE-listed public company requirements for transparency.
To ensure continuing gains in this area, we created the independent post, director-in-charge of executive sessions, which will be held on a rotating, annual basis by an independent director, and will facilitate executive meetings of the board’s independent directors.
Business EthicsWe uphold the highest ethical standards in the operation of our company. We do the right, honest and ethical thing, always taking the high road. We strive for consistent enforcement of compliance regulations and are committed to providing a level playing field for all our independent Distributors. Those who do not comply are disciplined, suspended or terminated. We require annual ethics training for all employees, worldwide.
Herbalife Family FoundationWe support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife program, which provides funding to improve nutrition to charitable organizations taking care of children-at-risk around the world. HFF also supports disaster relief efforts around the globe, including raising funds to reconstruct damaged areas of communities and help evacuate survivors.
Employee WellnessWe walk the talk – Herbalife® Inner Nutrition and Outer Nutrition support a healthy, active lifestyle, and we strive to help our employees get healthy and fit. From complimentary products to lowering individual health insurance costs, we support and encourage their efforts. Herbalife has been recognized by Men’s Fitness magazine as ‘One of the 15 Fittest Companies in America.'
Live GreenThrough environmentally conscious initiatives, Live Green and the 3Rs – reduce, reuse and recycle – Herbalife focuses on ways to protect our environment. We believe in taking personal responsibility and in making decisions based not only on financial factors but also on the social and environmental consequences of our activities.
Herbalife’s downtown Los Angeles office was created using recycled, rapidly-renewable materials and has earned its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification for its environmentally-friendly design. We earned credits for efforts in Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality.
Herbalife works on an ongoing basis to encourage its employees and independent Distributors to ‘Live Green’ through a variety of programs and education. These include car and vanpools, using biodegradable and recycled materials, conservation, and reusing and eliminating hazardous materials such as plastic bags and Styrofoam cups.