The progress report is organised according to the main ways that we target responsibility: Green at heart, passionate about water, responsible, ethics and integrity.
Green at heart
We offer solutions that use as little energy as possible and take an iterative approach to integrating sustainability into our business, making tangible improvements year-on-year.
This chapter is divided into three topics: Energy-efficient products and solutions, product life cycle, and environmental footprint.
Passionate about water
We believe our technology offers viable solutions that can be installed across the globe, giving people safe and reliable access to readily available sources of drinking water.
This chapter is split into the two topics: Water for all, with sub-sections Water2Life and Lifelink; and Partnerships for water.
Our employees are at the heart of everything we do; the engine that keeps the company running. Our social sustainability initiatives aim to make a difference for wider society too.
This chapter is divided into: Occupational health and safety, learning and development, employee satisfaction, diversity and inclusion, and local communities.
Ethics and integrity
Integrity is doing the right thing, even when nobody is watching. We are deeply committed to being an ethical organisation from the top down and live up to our responsible to respect human rights wherever possible.
This chapter has sections on legal compliance, human rights & forced labour and sustainable supply chain.
The Sustainability Report 2018 combined with Grundfos’ Annual Report 2018 constitutes Grundfos’ Communication on Progress (COP) under the UN Global Compact and CEO Water Mandate Report.The combined report ensures compliance with the requirements of Section 99 a & b of the Danish Financial Statements Act (Årsregnskabsloven) on corporate social responsibility and reporting on the gender composition of management.
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