REV Group releases its fifth annual sustainability report highlighting ESG progress

March 11, 2024

Overview of REV Group’s 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report

REV Group, Inc., a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles including fire trucks and RVs, has published its fifth annual corporate sustainability report.

The report, spanning 41 pages, details REV Group’s Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) performance during the fiscal year from November 1, 2022, to October 31, 2023.

Adhering to the Global Reporting Initiative Standards, this report enhances transparency and accountability in reporting the company’s ESG journey.

Mark Skonieczny, president and CEO of REV Group, emphasized the company’s commitment: “During each step of REV’s ESG journey, we evaluate how we are realizing our company vision ‘To improve the quality of life for our customers and communities’.

“Whether it is improving the environmental impact of our vehicles by designing an all-electric fire truck or reducing the emissions at our facilities, we continue to focus on sustainability across all our businesses and work to create long-term shareholder value.”

Key highlights from the report

The 2023 report presents several notable achievements in various areas.

Environmentally, REV Group has engaged in numerous projects to increase operational efficiency, thereby reducing energy use, air emissions, and waste.

These efforts have yielded tangible results, with a reduction in emissions and hazardous waste.

Socially, the company has demonstrated its commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, including the introduction of My REV Hub, a suite of HR support options.

On the governance front, the report notes mandatory continuing education for the Board of Directors and the appointment of a new, independent board member, Maureen O’Connell.

Broader impacts and future initiatives

The report covers comprehensive performance metrics such as water use, waste management, energy usage, air emissions, product and safety innovations, workplace health and safety, and community involvement.

REV Group has also focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion, ethics, supply chain management, and information security.

Mark Skonieczny, Jr., in his introductory note, highlights the company’s dedication to improving the communities it operates in: “Our progress in people (training, veterans, DEI), products (environmental and safety), and environmental footprint (emission reduction, waste reduction, increased recycling) demonstrates our dedication to improving the communities in which we operate.”

FSJA Comment

This report from REV Group, Inc. marks a significant step in the company’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility.

The detailed overview provided in the 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report reflects REV Group’s efforts in environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and governance.

By highlighting initiatives such as the design of an all-electric fire truck and the implementation of diverse workforce policies, REV Group illustrates its approach to integrating sustainability into its core business strategy.

Such reports are essential in understanding the impact of large manufacturers on the environment and society, and how they are addressing these challenges through innovative solutions and policies.

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