Manufacturing & environment

Overall the Group's environmental performance improved during 2015 and the investments and efforts showed positive results. 

Energy consumption, carbon emissions and water consumption are the most significant contributors to ASSA ABLOY’s environmental impact. Several initiatives have been introduced across the Group during 2015 to address these issues and manage the company's expansion while reducing the impact.

Targets and Performance

ASSA ABLOY has been working for several years to minimize its environmental footprint. In 2015, we successfully completed our five-year sustainability program. We are now launching a new program extending to 2020, with increased ambitions. 

Environmental targets and performance

Energy and carbon emissions

Energy consumption and associated carbon emissions in the production processes are responsible for most of the Group's impact on the environment. Reduced energy consumption and higher efficiency is therefore a top priority for all factories and companies within the Group.

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Water and waste

ASSA ABLOY works systematically with waste management and with efforts for reducing water consumption. In doing so, environmental impact is decreased, efficiency increased costs are cut.

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Chemicals in production

ASSA ABLOY has reduced the consumption of chlorinated organic solvents in production thanks to investments in new cleaning technologies. The aim is to exclude these hazardous chemicals from the production process.

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