In harmony with our environment and society
Sustainability is an integral part of our corporate vision and strategy. In our understanding, the term encompasses more than the climate compatibility of our activities. We also include our social responsibility.
On the way to a green supply chain: reduction and calculation of the CO2 footprint
We have defined a roadmap with various projects for the far-reaching reduction of our CO2 emissions. Through the use of LEDs, roof renovations and the construction of a photovoltaic systems, around 1,200 tons* of CO2 (based on 2018) could already be saved by 2021.
In addition, we have the option of supplying our customers with customized CO2-reduced steels - this makes a significant contribution to reducing CO2 emissions in the supply chain.
Fittingly, with the Product Carbon Footprint calculator we can now show the CO2 footprint of individual deliveries to our customers. This allows us to offer our customers full transparency on the entire CO2e emissions of an order. The complex calculation incorporates data from the product's manufacture to its delivery to the customer's gate - in short, "from cradle to gate." To this end, the tool collects all emissions that are emitted throughout the supply chain. The data is assigned to the individual order items according to the standards of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol - an internationally recognized standard for recording all greenhouse gas emissions of a product. The complex calculation logic was recently certified by the international classification society DNV. You can find the certificate here.