Resource shortages, climate change, urbanization, mobility, globalization, demographic change: These megatrends will impact our company development over the next few decades in different ways. We have the opportunity to help solve these global challenges with our technologies. For us, sustainable business practices are the key to making our company even more successful, minimizing risks, and capitalizing on new potential.
One of our most important projects in environmental protection is to conserve raw materials and lower energy consumption and therefore CO2 emissions. This not only makes a contribution to protecting the environment; we also minimize our business risks and lower our operating costs.
At Binka, we consider it our corporate responsibility to not only use resources efficiently but also to reduce our consumption of resources overall. This applies both to our production and service sites. One of our goals is to continuously reduce our environmental footprint. To this end, we prescribed binding environmental standards in 2003 for the entire Company and for all levels in the value chain. We have set out our understanding of environmentally-aware actions, and how we are implementing environmental protection measures within our Company, in seven guiding principles: