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Fortinet is committed to corporate responsibility in our practices and all aspects of our business. We believe that by working together with our employees, customers, partners, suppliers, community stakeholders, and our broader ecosystem, we can positively contribute to creating a more sustainable world.

The objective of this page is to make it easy for our stakeholders to access information relative to ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) issues. It includes our charters and external-facing policies, alongside additional reports and other information related to our programs and activities.


S&P Global Score Badge

Fortinet scored 42 (out of 100), performing in the top decile in the software industry in the 2021 S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (Score date: Nov 12, 2021).

Fortinet is also an award winner of IBD’s 100 Best ESG companies of 2021. We ranked 53 in the list of Investor’s Business Daily.




Regulatory Environmental Product Compliance

100% of our products comply with all globally recognized Directives and Regulations worldwide, including:

  • EU RoHS directive (100% compliance), EU REACH Regulation
  • EU Packaging directive
  • Substances Restricted or Declarable by Other Legislations:
    • EU Biocidal Products Directive (98/8/EC)
    • POPs Convention, EU Council Decision 2006/507/EC
    • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Title 10 CFR Part 20 (Appendix C), Japan Law Concerning Prevention from Radiation Hazards, 2002, EU Directive 96/29/Euratom, 1996.
    • Norwegian Product Control Regulations (FOR 2004-06-01 Nr. 922)
    • EU Regulation 850/2004 on Persistent Organic Pollutants (known as the POPs Regulation)
    • Norway - Commission Decision 2007/395/EC of June 2007
    • Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
  • EU Battery Directive
  • US SEC Conflict Minerals Rule
  • Fortinet's products do not contain fluorinated greenhouse gases or liquids nor prohibited substances
  • WEEE compliance: Fortinet supports the EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive to properly dispose of and recycle Fortinet appliances in an environmentally friendly way. We require our distributors and resellers worldwide to perform WEEE-compliant collection, shipment, and processing of disposed products at no charge to the user. Fortinet’s products do not require special handling nor treatment from other common WEEE recyclables.
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