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Turning Beliefs Into Action: Splunk Releases Environmental, Social and Governance Update

We believe that data can deliver clarity, accelerate positive change, strengthen and lift up communities, and create a more just world. Today we are announcing the release of Splunk’s first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Update.

Splunk’s ESG Update is a public declaration that aims to provide transparency and outline our aspirations in critical areas, establishing a benchmark for progress over time. The Update is our commitment to increased focus in these areas and to our stockholders, customers, partners, employees and communities — our stakeholders. 

Our ESG Update Includes the Following Core Elements

Our ESG Priorities

Working with a cross-section of our stakeholders, we identified Splunk’s material ESG issues, guiding our ESG strategy and reporting

Our ESG Pillars

The three pillars of: Data Privacy and Security; Inclusive and Ethical Growth; and Societal Impact are critical areas for our stakeholders and where we believe Splunk is well-positioned to drive the most positive change.

 

Our Approach to Disclosure

We bring data and metrics to our ESG approach, measuring against the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) frameworks.   

 

Today more than ever, we believe that Splunk and all organizations have a responsibility and urgent need to positively contribute to our global communities. And as the Data-to-Everything Platform, we also know it is more important than ever that we are clear about what we stand for and we look to data to help drive and measure our progress. 

Tackling some of the world’s most complex problems will be a journey that’s neither quick nor easy. But we are in for the long haul, truly committed to helping create sustainable and equitable solutions for Splunkers, our stakeholders and the industry. 

Learn more about Splunk's commitment to ESG and download the report, here.

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Scott Morgan

Scott Morgan is Splunk’s Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Global Affairs & Secretary, and has responsibility for Splunk’s legal, government affairs and Splunk for Good functions. Scott has more than 20 years of experience practicing at the intersection of law, technology and leadership. Scott believes that transparency, informed debate and acting with the highest ethics are particularly relevant to his work at Splunk, the Data-to-Everything company. He believes that establishing and maintaining trust is paramount, and promotes this within Splunk and the industry. Scott joined Splunk as Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary in 2012 before working up to his current role. Prior to Splunk he was legal counsel at Autodesk, Inc. and Tellabs, Inc. Before transitioning to in-house legal counsel, Scott worked at Morrison and Foerster LLP and Thoits, Love, Hershberger & McClean LLP, where he specialized in corporate finance, acquisitions, intellectual property and technology licensing. Scott earned a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was a member of the occasionally competitive Cal Ski Team. He earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.  Outside of work, Scott is passionate about his family, friends, community and the health of our planet.

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