Gränges’ core values of action, commitment, innovation and accessibility constitute the foundation of the company’s culture, and are also qualities of our work with sustainability. The company takes economic, environmental, and social responsibility and strives to improve the conditions in all parts of its value chain. Through participation in industry initiatives, Gränges works to ensure that aluminium is mined, produced and used sustainably.
Gränges’ products increase the efficiency of customers’ production processes, as well as the performance of the end-products. In this way Gränges contributes to more sustainable products for customers and improve their customers’ competitiveness.
During 2016 Gränges continued to develop the company’s work on sustainability and objectives based on a comprehensive stakeholder dialogue and materiality analysis. In the coming year, Gränges intends to further develop strategies and measures to strengthen its sustainability work.
Stakeholder dialogue and materiality analysis
Sustainability activities are led by group management, and the SVP Communications & IR is responsible for Gränges’ sustainability work at a group level. The General Counsel is responsible for governance, the SVP Process Engineering & Operational Development for environment, health and safety, and the SVP Human Resources for social responsibility.
Gränges observes all applicable local and international laws and regulations and continuously works with the precautionary principle by including sustainability aspects in risk assessments. Sustainability activities are governed by Gränges’ policies and management systems. Gränges is dedicated to the development and implementation of these policies to guide employees in their everyday work with sustainability and communication with stakeholders. Gränges’ policies include its Code of Conduct, supplier declaration, anti-corruption policy, environmental policy, health and safety, energy policy, crisis plan and information policy.
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