WITH PASSION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Gurit annually reports on sustainability related topics and performance indicators. The Gurit Sustainability Report has been prepared in accordance with the standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Gurit also supports United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).
Our vision is to build an organisation with passion for a sustainable future. Sustainability plays a central role in all that we do at Gurit, integrated into all business units, corporate functions, decisions we make and actions we take. As a solution provider to the renewable wind energy industry as well as to manifold lightweighting markets, Gurit has embedded Sustainability in its Strategy 2025. Our five sustainability pillars “Safety”, “Environment”, “Social performance”, “Governance” and “Economic performance” provide the framework the efforts of our cross-functional and cross-border teams who drive our sustainability progress: we have set a comprehensive structure with 8 workstreams to manage our sustainability actions.
Our Sustainability Strategy & Targets
In all we do, we take care of the social, environmental and economic aspects of sustainability.
We behave responsibly.
2022 Gurit Sustainability Highlights
post-consumer bottles saved from landfill by turning them into PET flakes and granules.
of standard and essential products contain Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC).
Climate neutral for Scope 1 and 2.
Engaged in 12 external projects investigating circularity and end of life in the composites sector.
New system in place to assess suppliers, ensuring we are equally committed to sustainable and ethical business practices.
reduction in workplace accidents between 2020 and 2022.
of staff took part in projects to help our local communities.
We prioritise health and safety, recognise and correct potential hazards, and follow best practice protocols and procedures.
We speak up and stop work if safety is compromised.
Health and Safety
We have launched a “safety-first” initiative and have undertaken substantial efforts to provide our customers with products complying with best-in-class health & safety standards. In terms of accidents at the workplace we want to reduce them by 50% within three years, or -17% per year. In terms of chemical safety we will phase out various chemicals of concern by 2022.