Objectives & visions

At Piepenbrock we rely on structured sustainability management that is orientated around clearly defined targets. Through selected packages of measures, we ensure that we reach our goals in a timely manner. The following is an overview of our goals in recent years.

2015

Focus Target Measures Type Status Status description Deadline
Social Safe handling with hazardous materials Adjustment of documents for ecology and occupational health and safety according to GHS/CLP regulation qualitative yellow Document is adjusted. First products have been listed. Nov 15
Ecology Offer sustainable services Launch "ecological cleaning service" qualitative yellow Revision of concept Jun 15
Economy Offer sustainable services Participate in GEFMA task force on sustainability to enact a system of measuring sustainability in facility management qualitative yellow Pilot projects continue until the end of the year Jun 15
Social Start co-operation between Hastamat and a sheltered workshop Development of a concept qualitative yellow Joint declaration of will already announced Jun 15
Ecology Enhance climate protection Neutralisation of 7000 tons of carbon dioxide by 2014 due to value creation emissions of machines from "carbon neutral packaging" programme quantitative yellow Final calculations pending Dec 15
Ecology Increase biodiversity in Piepenbrock forest Increase number of historical fruit tree types from currently 169 to 250 quantitative yellow 169 trees
(as of 31.12.2012)
Dec 15
Ecology Increase biodiversity in Piepenbrock forest Annual planting of official "Tree of the year" qualitative yellow So far, trees were planted in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 for "Tree of the year" Dec 15
Ecology Increase biodiversity in Piepenbrock forest A total of 32,000 trees planted within the scope of the "Growth" campaign quantitative yellow 19,875 trees plants
(as of 30.06.2013)
Dec 15
Economy Increase in revenue through multinational companies at Hastamat Development of new machine types quantitative yellow Develop machine types, start sales/distribution phase Dec 15
Social Improve supply of potable water in Laos 100,000 euros raised through various charitable campaigns involving customers, suppliers and staff quantitative yellow €46,456.69
(as of: 30062013)
Dec 15

2014

Focus Target Measures Type Status Status description Deadline
Economy Stakeholder dialogue Organisation of a sustainability forum in April 2014 in Rheinshagen forest qualitative green Successfully implemented Apr 14
Economy Present a new form, fill and seal machine at the interpack trade fair 2014 Develop a new pillow bag machine qualitative green Successfully implemented May 14
Ecology CO2 footprint Participate in joint WWF project for improved survey of CO2 balance qualitative green Successfully implemented: klimareporting.org Jun 14
Social Realise an in-house suggestion scheme at LoeschPack Check mechanisms of suggestion scheme for practical implementation qualitative green Successfully implemented Jun 14
Social Encourage staff participation on topic of sustainability Hold annual apprenticeship event over several days in Rheinshagen forest qualitative green Successfully implemented Aug 14
Economy Offer sustainable services Include "ecological cleaning" in the portfolio of services qualitative yellow Revise concept, expected completion in 2014 Dec 14
Social Encourage staff participation on topic of sustainability Hold "Project week sustainability" qualitative green Successfully implemented Dec 14
Social Encourage staff participation on topic of sustainability Improve staff understanding regarding the topic of sustainability through training at the Piepenbrock Academy and provide induction training for new staff quantitative yellow Training courses start in September 14 Dec 14

2013

Focus Target Measures Type Status Status description Deadline
Ecology Enhance climate protection Develop a system for business partners in order to send invoices digitally qualitative green Successfully implemented Jan 13
Economy Choose sustainable suppliers Survey the 20 most important suppliers in terms of sustainability criteria quantitative green Successfully implemented Mar 13
Economy Increase customer satisfaction Successful participation in customer audits qualitative green Successful participation in SMETA audit and IKEA IWAY Jun 13
Ecology CO2 footprint Calculate CO2 emissions of Piepenbrock Group for 2010-2012 quantitative green Successfully implemented Aug 13
Ecology Enhance climate protection Develop a digital wage/salary calculation system for the staff qualitative green Successfully implemented Dec 13
Social Encourage staff participation on topic of sustainability Improve staff understanding regarding the topic of sustainability through training at the Piepenbrock Academy and provide induction training for new staff quantitative green 119 people trained in 2013 Dec 13

2012

Focus Target Measures Type Status Status description Deadline
Social Promote health
of employees
Hold health days at Service Center qualitative green Successfully implemented May 12
Economy Improve company's
sustainability structure
Enforce a code of conduct qualitative green Successfully implemented Nov 12
Social Encourage staff
participation on topic
of sustainability
Improve staff understanding regarding the topic of sustainability through training at the Piepenbrock Academy and provide induction training for new staff quantitative green 335 people trained Dec 12

2011

Focus Target Measures Type Status Status description Deadline
Economy Improve company's sustainability structure Establish a task force for sustainability qualitative green Successfully implemented Oct 11
Economy Improve company's sustainability structure Create a new position: Sustainability management advisor qualitative green Successfully implemented Oct 11