Climate neutrality for own activities by 2030.
To reduce its environmental footprint, Datwyler aims to achieve climate neutrality (Scope 1 and 2) at all its locations worldwide by 2030, following the Science Based Targets approach. Other environmental initiatives focus on embedding eco-design principles into product and manufacturing development processes, strengthening initiatives to reduce water, fuel and electricity consumption, reducing waste volumes and seeking sustainable sourcing solutions across the supplier base.
Adding value for customers, employees and communities.
Datwyler's social focus topics aim to create added value for its customers, its employees and the communities and regions around its manufacturing plants. Employee satisfaction and commitment are critical to continued success and to attracting new employees. Other social initiatives include: working with customers to develop sustainable products; protecting employee health and safety; and coordinating employee volunteering to benefit local communities.
Transparency, Compliance and Ethics, Diversity and Engagement.
In the area of governance, Datwyler focuses on the continuous development of transparency, compliance and ethics, diversity on the Board and Executive Management and commitment to implementing the sustainability strategy. Among other things, Datwyler intends to include a sustainability component in the variable remuneration from 2022. Furthermore, all new investments will be systematically assessed for their environmental and social impact. With its proactive chemical compliance management, the company goes far beyond legal requirements and sets leading global standards in the elastomer industry.