Vanderlande has published its FY2023 Sustainability Report, which showcases the actions the company is taking to become more sustainable across all its activities, as well in its relationships with key stakeholders, customers and suppliers.
The annual publication specifically features the work undertaken between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2023, covering the company’s four missions for sustainability: zero carbon footprint; circular economy; good business; and fulfilling experience.
The highlights in the 71-page Sustainability Report include the opening of Vanderlande’s new energy-efficient North American headquarters in Marietta, Georgia. Details are also provided about Vanderlande’s efforts to bring all its offices and manufacturing sites up to internationally recognised environmental and energy management standards.
In addition, it illustrates how the company is cutting waste by reusing, remanufacturing and recycling more of its materials, products and equipment. In 2023, Vanderlande also rolled out several training courses relating to sustainability. One such initiative will ensure key employees become familiar with circular design principles.
The publication is written in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), a widely recognised international standard. It also includes updates on progress towards specified targets and defined KPIs.
“Sustainability is one of our company’s key strategic priorities, and we are taking action in all aspects of our business,” says Vanderlande’s CEO Remo Brunschwiler. “In addition, we’re working with our stakeholders, customers and suppliers to ensure that the entire value chain is built with this in mind. Sustainability is also increasingly important for our employees, who want to work for a company that is value-driven, and acts in an ethical way that’s good for people and the planet.”