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Splunk's Global Impact: Data Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability Revealed


Splunk Inc, the unrivaled champion of data platforms in security and observability, proudly presents its highly anticipated second annual Global Impact Report. This meticulously crafted report showcases the remarkable strides made by Splunk in four key domains that hold utmost significance for both the company and its valued stakeholders: social impact, ethical and inclusive growth, data responsibility, and environmental sustainability.
Embark on a journey through the transformative power of Splunk as we unveil our unwavering commitment to creating a better world. Discover the profound impact we have made across the globe, leaving an indelible mark on society, fostering an inclusive and ethical culture, shouldering data responsibility, and championing environmental sustainability.
The Splunk 2022 Global Impact Report sets a new standard for corporate accountability, transparency, and genuine dedication to driving positive change.
“We believe that purpose-led impact work drives business growth and success benefiting our customers, stockholders and communities,” said Scott Morgan, Splunk’s Chief Legal Officer.
He went on to add, “We are proud of our progress in these areas and inspired by our customers and others, who count on us to help create resiliency in their digital operations and interactions. Splunk is committed to embedding important impact initiatives into our decision making and operations to create a more successful business and better world through bridging the data divide.”
The 2022 Global Impact Report stands as a testament to Splunk's unwavering commitment to building and advancing its programs and initiatives, all fueled by the visionary aspirations, passion, and expectations of its esteemed customers, stockholders, employees, and valued stakeholders. Within these pages, discover the remarkable highlights across Splunk's four-pillar Global Impact Strategy that are propelling positive change and leaving an indelible mark on the world.
Social Impact:
In FY22, Splunk made an extraordinary stride with the introduction of the Splunk Strategic Giving program. Through this groundbreaking initiative, over $1 million in unrestricted grants were bestowed upon nonprofit partners who shared Splunk's noble mission of bridging the data divide—a divide between those who have access to data and those who do not. Among the deserving recipients, TechVets, a remarkable U.K. nonprofit and program within the Forces Employment Charity, has been empowered to guide veterans through the intricate transition from military to technology-based civilian careers. Splunk's generous funding and free technical training, offered through its innovative workforce development program, have enabled TechVets to provide invaluable no-cost access to Splunk courses and certifications.
But the spirit of giving doesn't end there. Splunk also inspires its exceptional employees to make a difference. In FY22 alone, Splunkers, fueled by the company's matching funds, rallied together to donate over $3.5 million to support more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations. Furthermore, Splunk extended its matching gifts program into a year-round initiative, while actively promoting virtual and skills-based volunteer opportunities. The incredible result? Splunkers' volunteer hours and personal donations soared to unprecedented heights, experiencing remarkable growth of 110% and 117%, respectively, compared to FY21.
Ethical and Inclusive Growth:
In its relentless pursuit of progress, Splunk released its third Diversity Annual Report in FY22—a poignant symbol of its steadfast commitment to driving transparent advancements in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). This comprehensive report not only sheds light on positive trends but also candidly highlights areas that demand further attention and effort. Additionally, Splunk launched its groundbreaking People Leader Diversity Learning Strategy, which engaged the senior management team in critical discussions, topics, and tools essential for inclusive leadership and the effective management of a diverse workforce.
But Splunk's dedication to growth doesn't end with its internal operations. The company is actively working to infuse environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles into its procurement practices, with a keen focus on fostering a more diverse supply chain. Through strategic partnerships with esteemed organizations like the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), and Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Splunk is actively identifying and engaging with diverse suppliers, making a tangible impact on building an inclusive and sustainable future.
As you explore the captivating pages of Splunk's 2022 Global Impact Report, you'll witness a company determined to reshape the world through its unwavering dedication to social impact, ethical growth, and inclusivity. Join us as we forge ahead, creating meaningful change and inspiring a future that knows no bounds.
Elevating Data Responsibility:
In FY22, Splunk took a monumental step forward by establishing the esteemed Cybersecurity & Data Responsibility Committee within its esteemed Board of Directors. Additionally, the company launched the groundbreaking Customer Trust portal, aptly named Splunk Protects. This revolutionary platform empowers customers and suppliers with unprecedented transparency, granting credentialed users exclusive access to Splunk's globally recognized privacy, security, and compliance programs. By offering a comprehensive array of certifications and compliance reports (such as SOC 2 Type II, ISO, HIPAA, and PCI attestations), as well as standard security questionnaires and illuminating white papers, Splunk enables a thorough audit of its policies and practices.
Not stopping there, Splunk actively participated in an external working group dedicated to identifying and evaluating potential human rights vulnerabilities within the business-to-business (B2B) Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sector. Through this collaborative effort, Splunk demonstrates its unwavering commitment to fostering responsible data practices and upholding the highest ethical standards.
Embracing Environmental Sustainability:
Within the Environmental Sustainability pillar of Splunk's visionary Global Impact Strategy lies a steadfast commitment to identifying, quantifying, and mitigating the environmental impacts of the company's operations. This ambitious pursuit revolves around three key pillars: combatting climate change, enhancing resource efficiency, and prioritizing environmentally-preferred purchasing.
In a momentous announcement, Splunk unveiled its unwavering intent to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. To further solidify this commitment, Splunk also pledged to establish a series of shorter-term science-based targets. The 2022 Global Impact Report serves as a vital update, shedding light on Splunk's tireless endeavors in developing a robust Global Climate Resilience and Innovation strategy. This forward-thinking initiative aims to craft a comprehensive net zero transition roadmap while concurrently setting a suite of science-based emissions reduction targets.
As you delve into the captivating pages of Splunk's Global Impact Report, prepare to be inspired by a company steadfast in its pursuit of data responsibility and environmental sustainability. Witness the transformative power of visionary initiatives that set the stage for a brighter, more sustainable future.
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