Voluntary Community Support

Our Local Engagement

We provide every employee with one paid day-off per year to volunteer at non-profit organizations supporting the elderly, the ill, those with physical disabilities, children and youth, refugees, or the environment. We have set a Novanta-wide goal of sponsoring 500 community service days by the end of 2023. In 2021, despite barriers to in-person activities, our sites found creative opportunities to volunteer in outdoor settings. For example, our Syracuse location has a long-standing partnership with the US-based Adopt-a-Highway program. Highway adopters commit to clear litter and storm drains along a stretch of public roadway. In May 2021, 12 volunteers, spending a total of 37 hours, collected trash from nearly 2 miles of public roadway. Meanwhile, our colleagues in Stockport, UK paid three visits to Lower Moss Wood, a nature preserve and wild animal hospital, to clear brush, feed injured animals, and maintain waterways.

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Sustainability starts with Baby Steps, always moving forward, and grows with each step! That is what we are doing at Novanta, one step at a time!
Gretchen Cochrane
Operations Coordinator & CS Ambassador

Our ESG Management

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