ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN) is defining the future network with innovative next-generation solutions that enable telecommunication service providers to deliver voice, data and video services to homes and businesses. Our vision is to enable a fully connected world where the power to communicate is available to everyone, everywhere. ADTRAN was founded in 1985 in Huntsville, AL. The corporate headquarters remains in Huntsville with additional R&D centers in Germany and India and sales offices located throughout the world. Innovation has been at the heart of the company since its inception and is recognized through our large portfolio of patents that is more than 700 strong. Our employees, more than 2,000 strong, come to work each day searching for ways to bring the world together through improved communication. We seek the best and brightest minds that bring integrity, a spirit of entrepreneurism, creative problem solving, and a passion for their work.
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Our sustainability practices help us achieve our mission of being a trusted provider of global communications solutions and develop innovative technologies used to create products and services that make communication simpler and more affordable for people everywhere. They also enable us to foster an entrepreneurial environment supported by enthusiastic employees who exhibit an unwavering commitment to personal integrity and support our customers beyond their expectations. As a publicly traded global company, we believe in transparency and realize the importance of sharing information about our CSR/ESG efforts with our stakeholders as these efforts will help shape our success moving forward. This report will serve as a baseline. It details our efforts in Environmental, Social, and Governance and sets goals for the near term. As you may be aware, we have entered into a business combination agreement with ADVA Optical Networks, SE. This report will only focus on the efforts of Adtran, Inc. Our 2023 report will be inclusive of the entire company (Adtran + ADVA) once combined. From our founding in 1985, we have had the mission to be a trusted provider of global communications solutions, to develop innovative technologies used to create products and services that make communications simpler and more affordable for people everywhere and to foster an entrepreneurial environment supported by enthusiastic employees who exhibit an unwavering commitment to personal integrity and support our customers beyond expectations. It is our belief that to achieve this mission we must approach everything we do with a sustainable mindset. We must continually ask ourselves how we can improve communication to meet the needs of our customers without having a negative impact on the world around us.