1. Redesigned packaging of their software to an environmentally sensitive design that uses recyclable cardboard from sustainably managed forests; reduced size and fewer inserts1.
2. Employees create clubs for activities e.g., bike commuting, basketball, futsal, rock climbing, knitting, softball, air hockey, ping pong, women unlimited book club, foosball, yoga, volleyball, marksmanship, photography. One office has a breadmaker in it and workers gather for breaks together over freshly baked bread!2
3. Green Initiatives: San Jose headquarters, implemented "60 different energy management systems/sustainability projects to reduce electricity use by 35%, natural gas use by 41%, domestic water use by 22% and landscape irrigation use by 76% and its carbon footprint by 17%3.
4. Community involvement; list of examples on website - tree planting in India, cleaning up/restoring the bay in San Francisco4.
1. CSR mission - "Driven by a core belief that corporations have a responsibility to their local communities and the global environment, Adobe has consistently taken a strong, proactive approach to resource conservation, waste reduction, environmental protection and sustainability"1.
2. LEED Green building awards; in 2008 became the first company to be awarded 5 LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certifications by the US Green Building Council and the first to receive four Platinum certifications2.
HQ in San Jose, CA. Note that many of the sources on this page come from a "day in the life" of Adobe employees section on the Adobe website. While informative, it is geared mostly towards new prospective hires. It would be interesting to receive feedback from Adobe employees about their experience and compare it to these materials.