Ensuring responsible and sustainable sourcing

Gränges promotes responsible and sustainable practices in its supply chain and works to incorporate sustainability criteria into its sourcing agreements and partnerships. Sourcing activities are mainly managed by the local procurement organization and the supplier base is generally geographically close to the respective markets.

Our commitment

We will ensure that our suppliers maintain high sustainability standards by enforcing strict criteria in our supplier sourcing agreements and partnerships. We also commit to improve the environmental footprint in our supply chain by working with our suppliers and promoting sustainable practices.

Performance 2020

  • 97 per cent (99) of significant suppliers had a valid commitment to the Supplier Code of Conduct or had an equivalent standard in place.
  • The share of recycled aluminium increased to 22.5 per cent (19.8) of total sourced metal inputs.
  • The share of renewable energy increased to 13 per cent (8).
  • Carbon emissions intensity from sourced metal inputs improved by 8 percent versus 2019 and reached 9.6 tonnes CO2e/tonne (10.5).

A global supply chain

In 2020, Gränges had approximately 2,300 suppliers (2,500), of which 140 (158) were defined as significant1)About 81 per cent (77) of the purchase value from these suppliers was direct materials (primary ingots, rolling slabs, alloying elements, and recycled aluminium) whereas indirect materials and services accounted for 19 per cent (23).

1)All metal suppliers and other suppliers with a purchase value above 5 MSEK or equivalent in local currency.

Note: All numbers exclude Gränges Konin and Gränges Powder Metallurgy.

Responsible sourcing

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Sourced recycled aluminium

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Emissions and climate impact

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