Sustainability

The Sustainability Report was written by ALTANA AG to provide the public, the company’s employees and business partners, authorities, non-governmental organizations, and all other stakeholders with information about the implementation of sustainability in the strategy of ALTANA in terms of ecology and corporate social responsibility. The company’s economic development is discussed in detail in its Annual Report.
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More detailed information, further performance indicators, and the GRI index can be found in the Notes to the Sustainability Report.
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ALTANA stands for sustainable profitable growth. The environmental management system we introduced, the excellence program ALTANA X, acquisitions, and research investments in future technologies support our growth path.
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We want to be leading in everything we do. This particularly concerns our innovative products, whichconserve resources and protect the climate. We help our customers manufacture with low emissions andenergy-efficiently. Furthermore, with our PVC-free and thus plasticizer-free closure seals for glass jar lids,for example, we help them increase the safety of their products.
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ALTANA relies on a uniform safety culture. Technical and organizational measures contribute to enhancing work safety and anchoring the issue firmly in our employees’ minds. Our top priority is to reduce the number of accidents. We are constantly working on minimizing dangers and improving the protection of our employees’ health.
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Environmentally friendly management is a key component of ALTANA’s corporate strategy. Our goal is to steadily reduce the energy consumption at all sites and in all areas. To this end, we have installed special heating cabinets and energy-saving electric motors at our new production plant in Wallingford. We also implement this objective in other environmentally relevant areas, such as waste.
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Our employees are our most important resource. Therefore, ALTANA promotes their professional development and prepares them for positions of leadership. We put particular emphasis on recruitment of young talent, specialists, and managers. Together with our sustainability ambassadors we aim to anchor sustainability awareness in the minds of our employees and have initiated various projects, including training on the topic of energy conservation.
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As a good corporate citizen, ALTANA supports and sponsors social projects focusing on education, science, and research. To strengthen our local environments and to be a good neighbor, we especially promote initiatives near our sites in Germany and abroad.
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