Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our top priority has been ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our employees as well as their families. While we were taking decisive steps to protect and support our people, they were working tirelessly to ensure the continuity of our global operations and to support COVID-19 relief efforts in our communities. The success of these efforts demonstrates the resiliency and perseverance of our employees and our business.
The 2021 Sustainability Report shares our most impactful sustainability activities over the past two years. We invite you to read our current and past publications to learn more about the progress we are making.
Building Bose products and delivering them to market requires a global system of suppliers, contract manufacturers, and distributors. To ensure our values of doing business ethically, responsibly, and with integrity extend to the furthest touchpoints in our supply chain, we continuously monitor to assure each of our suppliers meets our environmental, social, and governance standards.
In 2018, a 1.7 MW solar array went online at our Framingham, Massachusetts headquarters. The system brings enough electricity onto the grid to power a substantial portion of our Framingham campus, which helps Massachusetts meet its renewable energy goals.