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  • Reduce our product carbon footprint
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  • Ensure diversity and an inclusive culture
  • Increase number of women in management positions
  • Employ people with disabilities
  • Strive for zero accidents
  • Provide healthy workspaces
  • Reduce air travel and switch to zero emission cars
  • Achieve zero waste
  • Share sustainable innovations
  • Promote a circular economy

Reducing future carbon emissions in line with science

We will reduce the future carbon emissions of our own operations and from our value chain, to what climate science says is necessary to limit global warming to just 1.5°C above pre-industrialisation levels.

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2030 target: Reduce our future carbon footprint

Most ambitious path from Paris Agreement (1.5°C). 
100% carbon neutral company.
50% reduction of CO2 from value chain.

We have signed up to this most ambitious reduction path and our Science Based Targets are approved and we have joined visionary corporate leaders who are committed to the Business Ambition for 1.5°C. We are committed to become a 100 percent carbon neutral company (scope 1 and 2) and have halved (50 percent reduction) carbon emissions across our value chain - suppliers included - (scope 3) by 2030. 

Working with the value chain to achieve 50 percent CO2 reduction

To halve the carbon footprint of our value chain we will need to work with our suppliers and make substantial changes to the way we specify and purchase our materials, depending on the development within our supply chain. We will be working with the most carbon contributing materials and processes adding up to the embodied carbon footprint (such as metal, glass and plastics), and several other carbon reduction levers. We will collaborate with our supply chain to reach our target.

Carbon emission split

By far, the largest amount of carbon emissions of many manufacturing companies come from their value chains. Our estimates show that 6 percent comes from our own emissions, while 94 percent comes from our value chain.

Own operations (scope 1 and 2): 76,986 tonnes CO2e/year (≈6% of the entire carbon emissions in scope for baseline year 2018)
Value chain (scope 3): 1.25 M. tonnes CO2e/year* (≈94% of the entire carbon emissions in scope for baseline year 2018)

*Scope 3 baseline is calculated using industry standard carbon equivalents. Adjustments may occur due to updated data.

Becoming a carbon neutral company

We have already achieved a 59% company carbon reduction from 2007 - 2020 and are stretching this target to become a 100-percent carbon neutral company within 10 years (2020-2030), from a 2018 baseline approved by SBTi. Firstly, we will continue to improve energy efficiency in our operations to reduce our energy consumption. Secondly, we will install solar cell plants on sites where feasible and by 2023 we will purchase 100 percent renewable electricity. 

In addition to this, we are gradually replacing all fossil energy sources to renewable energy sources. This could e.g. be done by shifting from natural gas to heat pumps, solar heating or on-site waste wood from FSC/PEFC certified forests. Furthermore, our company cars will be 100 percent zero-emission cars by 2030.

Switching to 100% renewable electricity

To demonstrate our commitment to purchasing 100% green electricity, we have signed up to RE100, a global corporate renewable energy initiative bringing together hundreds of large and ambitious businesses dedicated to using only renewable electricity in their operations. 

Definitions of scope 1, 2 and 3

Scope 1 includes direct emissions from owned or controlled sources, e.g. company facilities, company cars.

Scope 2 includes indirect emissions from the generation of purchased electricity, steam, heating and cooling consumed by the reporting company.

Scope 3 includes all other indirect emissions that occur in a company’s value chain, e.g. purchased goods and services, waste generation and transportation.