Sustainability Statement

Sustainability Statement

Committed to a sustainable future

At Weidmann, we consider sustainability to be an integral part of all that we do within our organization. Having the ability to create competitive advantage through innovation, new ways of thinking, and the development of new ideas is key to the Weidmann values . When these new ideas and innovations can contribute to reducing our environmental footprint, we believe everyone wins.

Our employees and local communities are a key part of our business and environment. Ensuring the health and safety of these individuals and groups for the future is imperative. Organizations of all sizes need to create sustainable business practices and manage resources more effectively. By balancing sustainable practices and business success, Weidmann strives to ensure that we and our customers continue to minimize our impact on the world around us.

Our sustainability initiatives are deep-rooted within our corporate strategy, instilled in our company values, and practiced both internally by our employee actions and externally with the products and services we supply to customers.

Committed 10 year plan to reduce CO2 intensity by 18% at Rapperswil, Switzerland production headquarters

Receiving raw materials directly via rail from European pulp suppliers, reduces CO2 emissions by up to 50% over road transportation

By encouraging bike to work days and initiatives to promote staff rail travel, we are able to reduce our employee CO2 emissions by 5 tons per annum

Conversion of water heating for Transformerboard machines from Oil to Gas in 2016, reduced our emissions by over 3,000 tonnes of CO2 per year