Sustainability

“We strive for a leading performance in sustainability, creating value
for employees, customers, shareholders and society. We are executing a clearly defined strategy covering all ESG dimensions.”

Claas Pinkenburg
SVP Strategy, Portfolio & Sustainability

Our ESG ambition

We are embedding sustainability in every aspect of our business. Our ambition is to be net zero by 2040 latest, while materially increasing our share of sustainable revenues. We strive for a positive impact on communities while creating value for employees, customers, shareholders and society.

Health and safety of people and the environment above all else

Safety and safe behaviour is a precondition to work – it is recognised, acknowledged and reinforced We follow a zero-tolerance policy for safety breaches and are committed to preventing all accidents and protecting the environment.

Creating positive impact

We have a clear strategy to protect the environment, reduce waste and make a positive contribution to society. We want to use energy and raw materials efficiently, avoid environmental pollution, promote awareness among our employees and want to drive impact along the value chain.

We care about communities. We care about individuals. We care about making a change

As a family-owned business we have a strong heritage in responsible corporate governance and seek to integrate the principle of sustainable development in all our activities.

Good corporate governance

Corporate governance defines the way we manage our company and the relationship we have with our employees, partners and communities. We believe that the highest standards of corporate governance are essential to our business integrity and performance.

Sustainable business

The world needs economic growth and sustainable development. Our industry is of pivotal importance to achieve this. We are committed to enable, support, and expedite the energy transition through effective partnerships. We have an ambitious ESG agenda that will drive sustainability and cooperation across all parts of our business. We have the knowledge, the experience and the network. And we will continue to build on these pillars of strength.