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Operating sustainably and successfully

Dürr is committed to the principles of sustainable business. We exercise fairness and respect in dealing with co-workers, suppliers and business partners, support the protection of the environment and the conservation of resources, and actively embrace our organization’s social responsibility. Our employees pledge to comply with the law and to adhere strictly to ethical standards.


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Interview with Carlo Crosetto

Since becoming CFO of Dürr AG at the beginning of 2017, sustainability is one of the topics for which Carlo Crosetto has been responsible.

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Interview with Carlo Crosetto

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20,000 euros of sustainable investment
“Beds4Poor” – HOMAG Cares donation for Tanzania 

 

 

Dürr's subsidiary HOMAG Group AG decided against giving presents to customers or business partners in 2017. Instead, the company donated 20,000 euros to Future Chances, an organization that uses the money for projects in Africa, such as the construction of beds for poor families and the erection of a primary school.

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Sustainable Hidden Champions

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The avesco Sustainable Hidden Champions fund invests in successful niche-market companies with a particularly sustainable approach. Dürr AG was one of the roughly 65 companies included in the fund and is now communicated to fund investors as an exemplary investment. 

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HOMAG reduces energy consumption despite growth in sales

Despite an increase in sales of more than 13% in 2017, we have reduced our energy consumption at the Schopfloch headquarters of Dürr's subsidiary HOMAG Group AG by 1.3% to 8,800,000 kWh. In doing so, we covered over a third of our consumption through our two cogeneration plants. Aside from investing in modern machinery, it is above all the gradual switch to LED lighting that helps to steadily reduce energy costs. We have now equipped 56% of production space and 27% of office space with LED lights.

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A wooden house as a youth club

 

 

Thanks to Weinmann Holzbausystemtechnik GmbH, a subsidiary of Dürr's HOMAG Group AG, the construction trailer club in Upfingen has a new roof over its head. The roughly 30 square meters are now used as a youth club, having been enthusiastically furnished by the youths themselves.

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BlueTech Award for Ecopure® CCF

 

 

The Clean Air Alliance of China has presented Dürr with the Bluetech Award for its Ecopure® CCF. This award recognizes the high quality of the space-saving 3-in-1 combination process for exhaust-air purification. At the core of the technology are the catalytic candle filters (CCF), which clean the exhaust air of dust, sulfur dioxide (SOx) and nitrogen oxide (NOx), all at the same time. The process helps to achieve clean gas values that are 50 percent below the current Chinese emission limits. 

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DID YOU KNOW...?

...that a large paint shop equipped with Dürr's
state-of-the-art technology saves more energy
and CO2 emissions per year, compared to an
average system currently installed, than the
entire Dürr Group consumes or generates
worldwide during the same period?
The same applies to the amount of water required.

CONTACT

Günter Dielmann

Head of Corporate Communications &
Investor Relations

Tel  +49 7142 78-1785

Günter Dielmann

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Stefan Tobias Burkhardt

Officer Corporate Communications &
Investor Relations

Tel  +49 7142 78-3558

Stefan Tobias Burkhardt

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Sustainability report

This sustainability report provides an insight into what sustainability means for Dürr. We welcome your ideas on the topic of sustainability at Dürr.

Download: Sustainability Report 2016/2017

Download: Sustainability Report 2015/2016

Download: Sustainability Report 2014/2015

Download: Sustainability Report 2013/2014

Download: Sustainability Report 2012/2013

 

 


Sustainability factsheet

Here you will find facts and figures on sustainability at Dürr.

Download: Sustainability Factsheet 2016

Download: Sustainability Factsheet 2015


Dürr Code of Conduct

It is part of our corporate culture at Dürr to act ethically in our day-to-day business life and to comply with prevailing laws. Rules of conduct have been defined in individual Group procedures and manuals for years. We have now concentrated these corporate principles and grouped them by theme in the Dürr Code of Conduct.

Download: Code of Conduct

In addition here you can view the rules of behaviour applicable to our suppliers, as contained in the Code of Conduct of the Dürr Group.

Download: Code of Conduct for suppliers

Reporting compliance violations / Helpdesk

To do justice to the trust and confidence placed in Dürr by customers, suppliers, associates, shareholders and employees as well as other stakeholders of the company, absolutely top priority is assigned to the integrity and transparency of our business workflows. To this end, we need to be notified of any compliance violations, particularly in cases of violations of applicable norms under criminal law as well as our Code of Conduct Guidelines.

If you wish, you may also submit any information you may have anonymously. In response to your request, our Compliance Officer will follow up your report anonymously; your data will not be used.

Please contact:
Fabian Mock
Phone +49 7142 78-3328
Email compliance.officer(at)durr.com