During the year, we surveyed our contribution to the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets, identifying the six goals we have the greatest possibility of promoting.
GOAL 5: GENDER EQUALITY
An equitable, diversified workplace results in more angles of approach and better use of resources, as well as promoting a better work environment. That is why we work actively to recruit for an equitable workplace, increasing the number of women in executive positions.
Sustainability targets: Proportion of women managers
GOAL 7: AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
A significant part of our impact comes from energy consumption. Our goal is to reduce our energy consumption and increase the proportion of renewable energy.
Sustainability targets: Energy consumption
GOAL 8: DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
We will offer a safe, secure workplace, and we will work systematically on creating the right conditions for maintaining a healthy work environment for all employees and partners.
Sustainability targets: 0 workplace accidents
GOAL 9: INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Since the company was formed, the foundation of VBG Group’s operations has been safety. We develop products and solutions that promote increased safety for the user and for society as a whole. Through innovation and product development, we contribute to strengthening safety in the infrastructure of today and tomorrow.
GOAL 12: RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
We work on innovation to enhance efficiency and minimize the amount of waste in our processes, as well as to increase the share of recycling of our waste products.
Sustainability targets: Waste generation
GOAL 16:PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS
We will conduct business on fair terms and will annually train employees who may end up in vulnerable situations regarding gray zones and anti-corruption legislation.
Sustainability targets: Anti-corruption training