Since our founding in 1949, Wholesale Electric Supply Company of Houston, Inc. has embodied the spirit of corporate social responsibility and we are committed to the highest standards of corporate citizenship. Our family-owned business is rooted in service, integrity and taking personal responsibility for our actions, outcomes and reputation. As a leading global electrical distributor we connect people with employment opportunities and make a difference in the communities in which we live and work. Given the worldwide span of our workers, clients, suppliers and partners, we recognize the global reach of our business practices and our public accountability.


ethics

Wholesale Electric Supply is committed to doing the right thing; conducting ourselves in a legal, ethical and trustworthy manner; upholding our regulatory obligations and complying with both the letter and spirit of our business policies.  We provide mechanisms to prevent dishonest or unethical conduct and foster a culture of honesty and accountability.


engagement

Certified under the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC), Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008 and Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB), we understand that partnering with organizations in the communities where we live and work to improve lives and society as a whole is important.  We engage in activities such as community service, philanthropy and support for small, minority, women and disadvantaged businesses.


environment

Wholesale Electric Supply recognizes a shared responsibility to protect our planet. Although our facilities and operations have a small environmental impact, recycling wire reels, cardboard boxes, tires, metal scraps is included in our waste reduction practices.


people

We aim to protect, support and prepare workers for successful careers and to advocate on their behalf. Our efforts are focused on providing career opportunities in products distribution and leading by example in areas such as workplace safety and health, diversity and inclusion, and training and development. We treat all employees with dignity and respect and follow all applicable laws and legislation related to labor and human rights.


We are individually and collectively accountable for upholding our corporate social responsibility commitments. We encourage participation across our organization and we work to continuously advocate on behalf of the global workforce, improve our workplaces, contribute to the communities we serve, and ensure our actions are socially, ethically and environmentally responsible.