Sustainability

Environmental management

Manufacturing of our products according to the protection of the environment has always been a very important issue for us.
Our subsidiary KAPP ASIA TECHNOLOGIES (JIASHAN) CO., LTD., a pioneer in the KAPP Group, is now certified according to the EN ISO 14001:2004.
The production of grinding tools, gears and rotor profiles has been certified.

Energy management system

Thanks to the switch to climate-neutral electricity (from 2020) and climate-neutral gas (planned from 2022) and other continuous measures, a saving of 90% of CO2 emissions can be expected by 2025 at our locations in Coburg and Berlin.

Blue Competence

The "BLUecoMPETENCE" initiative creates a network for the mechanical and plant engineering sector in the field of sustainability. The common worldwide position of  a technology leader in the field of sustainable production and products should be strengthened and expanded through the bundling of resources, know-how and strengths of all VDMA forces.

We have joined this sustainability initiative as a partner company.

Our understanding of forward-looking sustainability is based on the principles of economic success, fairness, respect and responsibility, and encompasses the dimensions of society, ecology & economics. We understand sustainable action holistically in sense of the definition of the Brundtland Report and the definition of the Council for Sustainable Development in Germany.

STRATEGICALLY:
1. Sustainability is a fundamental part of our corporate strategy.
2. With sustainable business models, we create stable values and secure entrepreneurial success.
3. Our technologies and solutions promote sustainable development worldwide.

OPERATIONALLY:
4. Sustainable thinking and acting is reflected in our processes and products.
5. We act in a resource-saving manner and stand up for climate protection.
6. Our employees are our most valuable asset. We provide engagement and participation opportunities.
7. We are committed to respecting human rights.

CULTURALLY:
8. Our company is a living space.
9. We assume social responsibility in our regions.
10. We fulfil what we promise!

COMMUNICATIVELY:
11. We maintain an active exchange with all involved parties.
12. We communicate our sustainable actions transparently.

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