Corporate Governance

Contact Acuity Brands’ Management or Board of Directors

You may direct comments about Acuity Brands -- including issues concerning accounting, internal accounting controls, auditing matters, or other concerns -- to management, to the Board of Directors, or to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. Contact Information.

Corporate Governance Documents

The documents posted below represent the primary governing principles under which, in conjunction with adherence to the Delaware General Corporation Law, the Board of Directors and management of Acuity Brands fulfill their responsibilities to customers, employees, and shareholders.

             Certificate of Name Change
By-Laws (Amended and Restated as of October 2015)
Corporate Governance Guidelines (Adopted October 2015)
              See Code Spanish (Latin American)
              See Code in Spanish (European)

The Certificate of Incorporation and the By-Laws may be amended by the Board of Directors, subject to specified powers of stockholders, as provided in the Certificate of Incorporation, the By-Laws, and the Delaware General Corporation Law. The remaining documents may be revised by the Board of Directors.
Contact Acuity Brands’ Board of Directors

Audit Committee of the Board of Directors

Issues concerning accounting, internal accounting controls, auditing matters, or other concerns may be directed to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors:

Chairman, Audit Committee
c/o Corporate Secretary
Acuity Brands, Inc.
1170 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30309

Non-Management Directors

Other comments or concerns may be directed to the non-management members of the Board of Directors:

Chairman, Governance Committee
c/o Corporate Secretary
Acuity Brands, Inc.
1170 Peachtree Street NE 
Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30309

Other Company Contacts


General Counsel or Manager, Ethics & Business Conduct at 770-922-9000 OR
c/o Corporate Secretary
Acuity Brands, Inc.
1170 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30309 

Employees’ Anonymous Reporting Compliance Hotline at:

1-800-241-5689 in North America
001-866-396-4241 in Mexico
1-770-810-1134 collect outside of North America and Mexico