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Operating sustainably and successfully

Our economic activities are consistent with ecological and social concerns as well as responsible corporate governance.

We exercise fairness and respect in dealing with co-workers, suppliers and business partners. As a technology leader, we reduce the consumption of resources with our sustainable products and actively embrace our organization’s social responsibility.

We take a holistic approach to sustainability. This is symbolized by our logo, which consists of our 5 fields of action.

Products & Services: The Dürr Group is a global innovation and technology leader, who supports its customers through particularly sustainable production solutions and services. Our digital products provide an important contribution toward even greater efficiency and conservation of resources.

Value Creation & Supply Chain: This field is about reducing environmental impact during our own operating activities. In addition, we want to make social and ecological aspects an even more integral part of our supply chain.

Employees & Qualification: Our company regards itself as an attractive and fair employer, who offers its employees various career and further development opportunities. Ideas for improvement are to be even more actively considered in the future.

Management & Governance: Our corporate activities are geared toward profitable growth, trend-setting business and industries as well as responsible corporate governance.

Engagement & Society: The Dürr Group is making an active contribution to society through social engagement, partnerships and participating in global initiatives.

Dr. Jochen Weyrauch
Deputy CEO

By joining the UN Global Compact we once again emphasize that we bring our economic activity in line with ecology and fair working conditions.

Sustainability information

The EcoVadis rating agency has assessed the sustainability performance of the Dürr Group in the fields of environment, labor rights and human rights as well as integrity and procurement. With 58 points, we are among the top 25% of all the companies in the industry “Manufacturer of general-purpose machinery” which were rated by EcoVadis.

The ISS ESG rating agency has given the Dürr Group a C- rating on a scale from D- to A+ in the overall ranking as at 12/2019. ISS ESG is one of the world’s leading ESG research and rating agencies. ISS ESG analyzes the most important equity and bond issuers worldwide in terms of their environmental, social and governance performance.

As of 2020, Dürr Aktiengesellschaft received a rating of AA (on a scale of CCC-AAA) in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment. This puts us in the top 28% of its industry peers rated. MSCI ESG Research provides in-depth research, ratings and analysis of the environmental, social and governance-related (ESG) business practices of thousands of companies worldwide.

CDP has awarded the Dürr Group a ‘C’ rating in each of the two fields ‘Climate Change’ and ‘Water Security’ on a scale from D- to A as at 2020.

On the risk scale published by rating agency ISS, the Dürr Group scores 3 points each for Governance and Environmental and 4 points for Social as at September 2020.

Did you know...?

...that a large paint shop equipped with Dürr's state-of-the-art technology saves more energy and CO2 emissions per year, compared to an average system currently installed, than the entire Dürr Group consumes or generates worldwide during the same period? The same applies to the amount of water required.

Code of Conduct for the Dürr Group

It is part of our corporate culture at the Dürr Group to act ethically in our day-to-day business life and to comply with prevailing laws. Rules of conduct have been defined in individual Group procedures and manuals for years.

Sustainability contact

Hanjo Hermann
Manager Corporate Sustainability
Dürr Aktiengesellschaft
Carl-Benz-Str. 34
74321 Bietigheim-Bissingen
Germany
Karina Türkmen
Officer Corporate Sustainability
Dürr Aktiengesellschaft
Carl-Benz-Str. 34
74321 Bietigheim-Bissingen
Germany