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  • Capture our historical carbon footprint
  • Reduce our future carbon footprint
  • Show how to build sustainably
  • Innovate digital products for sustainable living
  • Reduce our product carbon footprint
  • Green our packaging
  • 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

Halving non-utilised window waste

Today, 97% of waste from our production processes is recycled or used as an energy source for heat generation. To strengthen our waste reduction efforts up to now (‘waste vision zero’), we want to reduce non-utilised waste by 50% per produced window.


For many years, we have been working with the reduction of raw material waste by optimising production processes and supplied materials. For example, we have optimised  wood or aluminium cutting processes, where machinery modifications and changes in  supplied material specifications have generated less waste. We are also working with our suppliers to optimise the packaging of delivered products and materials.

Recycled waste

97% of the waste generated in 2019 from our production was recycled or reused for heating.

Recycled glass

96.9% of glass waste at VELUX factories is recycled.