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Our action plan is based on our SustainaBalance® strategy.

Aimed at attaining a more sustainable society, this strategy comprises three principles designed to promote the balance between ecological, social and economic factors.

“By 2045, we will achieve net-zero thanks to our expanding portfolio of particularly sustainable products and decarbonized production.”

Dr. Christian Hartel, President & CEO of Wacker Chemie AG

It enables us to support the UN’s sustainable development goals 4, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13 and 17.

SustainaBalance® Is Based on These Three Pillars:

Value up – SDGs 7, 8 and 9

Value Up

By empowering our teams, we enable our customers to provide more sustainable solutions.

Footprint down – SDGs 12 and 13

Footprint Down

We create efficient and safe processes, use resources responsibly, avoid waste and minimize our footprint.

Collaboration beyond – SDGs 4 and 17

Collaboration Beyond

As a contributing member of society, we strive for a sustainable value chain together with all our partners.

“By 2030, all our products will meet defined sustainability criteria (in line with WACKER Sustainable Solutions).”

Auguste Willems, Member of Wacker Chemie AG’s Executive Board

It enables us to support the UN’s sustainable development goals 7, 9, 12 and 13.

Our objective: “By 2030, we will halve our absolute greenhouse gas emissions.”

Dr. Jutta Matreux, Nünchritz site manager
Dr. Peter von Zumbusch, Burghausen site manager

It enables us to support the UN’s sustainable development goals 12 and 13.

“By 2030, we will lower our specific energy consumption by 15%.”

Stefan Seidel, Head of Energy Management at the Burghausen site

It enables us to support the UN’s sustainable development goals 12 and 13.

“Our goal is for 100% of our key suppliers to meet defined sustainability standards.”

Waltraud Haas, Head of Supplier and Sustainability Management

It enables us to support the UN’s sustainable development goals 4, 8 and 17.

“By 2030, we will cut our absolute upstream greenhouse gas emissions by 25%.”

Dr. Erk Thorsten Heyen, Senior Vice President of Procurement and Logistics

It enables us to support the UN’s sustainable development goals 13 and 17.

“By 2030, we will reduce our specific water withdrawal by 15%.”

Magda Chvala Zikmundova, Plzeň site manager

It enables us to support the UN’s sustainable development goal 12.

“We aim to lower the number of chemical accidents with missed workdays, as well as our process-related accidents, to zero per year.”

Tom Guo, Head of Safety Management at WACKER Greater China

It enables us to support the UN’s sustainable development goals 4, 8 and 12.

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