Environmental Stewardship


At Standard Motor Products, we are committed to environmental stewardship. We believe that managing our use of environmental resources, such as energy and water, implementing effective environmental management systems, reducing waste and improving efficiencies make sound business sense.

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Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities

We believe that the impact of human activity on the environment, particularly as it relates to the effects of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions on the Earth’s climate, will lead to significant environmental, political and social changes that will present both risks and opportunities. 

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SMP Announces New Corporate Initiatives

Standard Motor Products is committed to conducting its business in an environmentally responsible manner, which is why we're excited to share our corporate initiatives for global sustainability.

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SMP Announces New Environmental Policy

Standard Motor Products is committed to conducting its business in an environmentally responsible manner, which emphasizes an awareness for the potential environmental impact of our actions and seeks to identify and implement appropriate solutions to reduce our impact while achieving our business goals. To help lay the groundwork to accomplish our goals, we're proud to introduce our new Environmental Policy.

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Sustainable Manufacturing

Standard Motor Products operates more than 25 facilities around the world. Despite our global footprint, we're committed to ensuring the highest quality of processes and highest levels of sustainability at every SMP facility. 



Filling the Technician Shortage

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the automotive industry will need to hire an average of 76,000 technicians every year between 2016 and 2026. The additions are needed to 1.) replace the individuals who are leaving the industry and 2.) fill the nearly 46,000 new openings that are projected to be available. Find out how the industry is responding the fill the technician shortage. 

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SMP Announces New Human Rights Policy

Standard Motor Products, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to policies and practices that support internationally recognized human rights standards. This policy applies to the Company globally and including all operations, suppliers, vendors and partners. Our directors, officers and employees play an active role in fulfilling this commitment, as evidenced by our new Corporate Human Rights Policy. 

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