Operating sustainably and successfully

We exercise fairness and respect in dealing with co-workers, suppliers and business partners, support the protection of the environment and the conservation of resources, and actively embrace our organization’s social responsibility.

Principals of our sustainable business

Learn more about our corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.

→ Presentation: Sustainability in the Dürr Group

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 51 points, we are among the top 30% of all the companies in the industry “Manufacturer of general-purpose machinery” which were rated by EcoVadis.

Being awarded the DZ Bank sustainability seal of approval classifies the Dürr Group as a sustainable company. Based on the ‘EESG’ rating model, which comprises the categories ‘Economic’, ‘Environmental’, ‘Social’ and ‘Governance’, Dürr has received 44 out of 100 points. This puts us above both the sector-specific average (38 points) and the overall average (38 points) of the companies analyzed.

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 12/2018. 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 2019, 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 22% 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 ‘D’ rating on a scale from D- to A+ in the field of ‘Climate Change’ as at 2018. CDP is an independent non-profit organization and publishes the world’s most important climate protection index.

On the risk scale published by rating agency ISS, the Dürr Group scores 3 points each for Governance as well as Environmental & Social. The scale ranges from very low risk (1 point) to very high risk (10 points). ISS is a global leader in assessing the performance of companies based on corporate governance and sustainability aspects.

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.

Key figures 2018

  • Energy use/Sales (since 2010)
  • Attractive Employer (approval rate)
  • R&D expenses
  • Social commitment (Donations/Sponsorship)
Carlo Crosetto
CFO of Dürr AG

Sustainability in our products is part of our customer promise.

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

Karina Türkmen
Corporate Social Responsibility Officer
Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Dürr Aktiengesellschaft
Carl-Benz-Str. 34
74321 Bietigheim-Bissingen
Günter Dielmann
Vice President & Spokesperson
Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Dürr Aktiengesellschaft
Carl-Benz-Str. 34
74321 Bietigheim-Bissingen