The Sustainability Report 2011 was written to provide the public, our employees, business partners and authorities, nongovernmental organizations, and all other stakeholders with information about the sustainability strategy of ALTANA AG in terms of economy, ecology, and social responsibility. Our 2011 Annual Report offers details about our economic development, while the content of this report is guided by stake - holder interests. more
Global Product Strategy - Initiative for
the safe handling of chemicals.
ALTANA is keen to support this initiative. GPS is one of many initiatives for the protection of human health and the environment launched by the ICCA (International Council of Chemical Associations). The initiative makes a key contribution to the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) of the United Nations. The ICCA is implementing the Global Product Strategy (GPS) as part of the Responsible Care initiative.
We are ALTANA
"We want to be leading in everything we do," say the new Guiding Principles of ALTANA. That also applies to our corporate responsibility and the new “ALTANA identity” that helps support the sustained success of the company in the future.
Everything to protect the
Innovative power is a vital success factor for ALTANA. As the manufacturer of specialty chemical products, we continuously bring new products on the market that improve our eco balance and that of our customers. more
EHS represents major responsibility
A chemical company not only offers opportunities, but also is associated with risk. For this reason, occupational safety and health are top priorities for ALTANA. EHS managers make sure that standards are met and risks are minimized. more
Heat and power from our
Even though non-consumed energy is the best form of resource protection, power and heat are necessities we cannot do without. However, ALTANA is committed to improving efficiency wherever possible, for example by combining power and heat in a co-generation plant. more
We have great trust
Employment at ALTANA is built on mutual trust and the high motivation of our employees. This means everyone’s physical and emotional wellbeing must be guaranteed, and a new counseling center for psychological stress is contributing to this effort. more
support is helpful
ALTANA is involved in a number of social projects and initiatives, both at the regional and the international level. Our focus is on education, science and research, which also includes supporting disadvantaged people. more