We are proud to be:

  • Disrupting how we operate – through FLEXWORK
  • Setting environmental targets with timelines 20 years ahead of some protocols
  • Including employee networks in charitable investment recommendations
  • Building partnerships that will ensure we have a diverse future workforce
  • Ensuring each and every employee has a voice

The impact we're having:

  • Employee engagement scores in the top quartile
  • Nearly $6M invested to help colleagues and communities impacted by COVID
  • Academic cybersecurity curriculum in more than 1,500 high schools, colleges, universities and other nonprofits in over 75 countries
  • Over 2,596 causes supported through donations and volunteers

Our three priorities

Our passion comes from wanting to create the most employee-centric and responsible company in the world. We recognize that we can't have a safer world if we don't respect our planet. We believe that all people should prosper and thrive, because everything we do is through a lens of inclusion.

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Passion

We advance our industry.

Making the world safer and more secure is a big job, and as an industry leader, we take that responsibility seriously. We strive to be a model corporate citizen and continuously elevate our business practices, from our employee-facing initiatives and code of conduct to our suppliers and partner ecosystem. We set a high bar for ourselves and our value chain, striving to advance our shared interest in corporate responsibility standards across our industry.

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Planet

We respect our planet.

There is only one planet Earth, and we recognize the role we must take in order to protect it. From our environmental stewardship efforts at sites around the world to our commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2030, we are taking meaningful action to make our business sustainable for the planet for the long term.

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People

We uplift our communities.

We care about the communities we live and work in, so we mobilize our global workforce to have a positive social impact. We believe protecting our digital way of life is a privilege, and we strive to educate our communities on all aspects of cybersecurity. We invest in causes that align employee interests with community needs, and through our outreach programs, we support and uplift communities around the world.

Environmental, Social & Governance
performance and reporting

Above, we’ve summarized our Corporate Responsibility pillars of Passion, Planet and People. We know that stakeholders want to understand how Palo Alto Networks is performing against standard environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics.

In response, we released our inaugural ESG Supplement in October 2021 to highlight our achievements for FY21 and outline what’s coming next to scale our ESG agenda in FY22 and beyond.

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FY21 ESG Supplement

The FY21 ESG Supplement is a demonstration of our commitment to increase transparency and engage with our stakeholders on these important topics. The supplement is aligned to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Standards and to the World Economic Forum’s Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics. We look forward to increasing the frequency of future ESG communications and welcome your input.

We’re proud to be among the 2022 JUST 100 At Palo Alto Networks, how we operate has always been important as it’s a direct extension of our values. Being named in the 2022 Ranking of America’s Most JUST Companies is a significant milestone that represents our progress and execution of our environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy.

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our JUST 100 ranking

Recognized by Sustainalytics as “Industry Top Rated” Sustainalytics, a Morningstar company, has recognized Palo Alto Networks as “Industry Top Rated” for 2022 based on our overall environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. Palo Alto Networks’ ESG Risk Rating places it in the top 4th percentile in the Software & Services industry, and the top 8th in the global universe, assessed by Sustainalytics.

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our Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating Profile

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#1 Environmental and Social QualityScore by ISS Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, has issued* a QualityScore of 1 for Palo Alto Networks related to its disclosures of Environmental and Social business practices. A Quality Score of 1 represents the highest rating measured by ISS and reflects the company’s commitment to transparency across more than 200 factors including management of environmental risks and opportunities, carbon and climate, human rights, health & safety and stakeholders & society.

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ISS ESG Ratings

*QualityScore issued January 2022.

Achieved Prime ESG rating by ISS Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, has issued* a “Prime” rating for Palo Alto Networks overall environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. “Prime” status is granted to industry leaders who fulfill demanding absolute performance expectations and are thus well-positioned to manage critical ESG risks.

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Prime ESG rating by ISS

*Issued May 2022.

Achieved Triple B ESG rating by MSCI As of 2022, Palo Alto Networks received an MSCI ESG Rating of BBB. MSCI ESG Research provides MSCI ESG Ratings on global public and a few private companies on a scale of AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard), according to exposure to industry-specific ESG risks and the ability to manage those risks relative to peers.

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Achieved Triple B ESG rating by MSCI

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We are actively building an inclusive and diverse workforce

We work every day to create an environment where our employees feel safer and more secure in being their authentic selves than the day before. Our inclusion and diversity focus areas have direct intersectionality with our corporate responsibility pillars.

We are committed to expanding our inclusion initiatives to create a fair playing field for all to thrive—where our workforce better reflects the world in which we live. It is not only the right thing to do but also vital to the continued growth and success of our company.

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