Sustainability case studies These cases present a few examples of how ASSA ABLOY works with sustainability throughout the value chain; at customers', in our factories, in the community and so on. /global/scaled/7701x5929x874x23x300x231/Global-Sustainability-Saint-Gobain CertainTeed’s p.65 ÅR.jpg Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed’s new state-of-the-art headquarters in North America earns LEED 2009 Platinum certification by utilizing sustainable productsASSA ABLOY provided a suite of six different door opening solutions, from four of its companies, for the construction of Saint-Gobain & CertainTeed North American Headquarters in Malvern, Pennsylvania. /global/scaled/5319x4089x264x0x300x231/Global-Sustainability-Renewable energy p.9 SR.jpg Renewable energy replacement brings cost savingsReplacing fossil-fuel energy with renewable energy plays an important part in ASSA ABLOY’s aim to become more sustainable. /global/scaled/1840x1416x0x294x300x231/Global-Sustainability-Detergent switch p.15 SR.jpg Detergent switch cuts consumption of organic solventsChanging the type of detergent and cleaning tables used to degrease product parts has significantly reduced the consumption of organic solvents at ASSA ABLOY’s manufacturing plant in Rychnov nad Kněžnou in the Czech Republic. /global/scaled/3600x1566x0x1080x1000x435/Global-Sustainability-Health and Safety p. 16 SR.jpg Actions to improve health and safety pay off Awareness-raising activities have been carried out, and measures have been taken to ensure that ASSA ABLOY’s service engineers working on customer premises are protected from injury while carrying out maintenance activities. /global/scaled/5184x2256x0x1201x1000x435/Global-Sustainability-Relocating electroplating line p.13 SR.jpg Relocating electroplating line improves sustainability and productionBy moving its electroplating line to an industrial estate, ASSA ABLOY Zhongshan has reduced water use, improved both safety and product quality, and shortened lead times. /global/scaled/2007x1436x1903x155x760x-1/Global-Sustainability-Eco-friendly packaging box p.14 SR.jpg Eco-friendly packaging brings benefits to ASSA ABLOY South Korea Soy-based ink and recyclable cardboard have been used for iRevo’s new product packaging range. While boosting the company’s brand identity, the move has also led to significant cost savings /global/scaled/4288x1866x0x675x1000x435/Global-Sustainability-photos-Sustainability Report 2015-Class of 1966 Environmental Photo 3.jpg When green isn’t enough: meeting the Living Building ChallengeWilliams College has long turned to ASSA ABLOY as the standard for its green building products solutions. Its newest building, however, was designed to the standards of the Living Building Challenge (LBC), a certification process developed by the U.S… /global/scaled/3264x1418x0x173x1000x435/Global-Sustainability-photos-Sustainability Report 2015-02.jpg Sustainability audit reduces risk in ASSA ABLOY Hospitality’s supply chainASSA ABLOY Hospitality discovered that one of its suppliers in China was not handling chemicals and hazardous materials correctly, which lead to a more sustainable solution and a reduction in risk in ASSA ABLOY Hospitality's supply chain. /global/scaled/3447x1500x10x348x1000x435/Global-Sustainability-photos-Sustainability Report 2015-4. Metalind Water (3).jpg Water recycling in glass productionMetalind in Croatia increased product quality and reduced water consumption thanks to extra filtration that makes it possible to use the same water in up to 80 production cycles. /global/scaled/4712x2048x13x337x1000x435/Global-Sustainability-photos-Sustainability Report 2015-NZ powder coating_1.jpg Consolidation of powder-coating line cuts energy consumption by 35 percentASSA ABLOY New Zealand relies on its ability to deliver highly customized product offerings to the OEM market within tight deadlines. Powder coating is a crucial part of the production process, requiring high flexibility in quantity and color variati… /global/scaled/2405x1046x44x957x1000x435/Global-Sustainability-photos-Sustainability Report 2015-IMG_3692.jpg HID Global’s Green Team Playbook engages employees in sustainabilityTo empower more employees who are enthusiastic about environmental responsibility to participate in the company’s sustainability efforts, HID Global created a “playbook” for its innovative Green Teams. The HID Green Team Playbook was developed as a p… /global/scaled/5715x2486x46x670x1000x435/Global-Sustainability-photos-Sustainability Report 2015-Ameristar.jpg Ameristar achieves 2.5 million-hour safety milestoneAmeristar Perimeter Security reached the impressive milestone of 2.5 million hours free of loss time through two commitments: to come to work every day with a mindset to work safely and to watch coworkers to make sure they work safely. /global/scaled/5760x2506x0x655x1000x435/Global-Sustainability-photos-Sustainability Report 2015-Brock.jpg ASSA ABLOY lives up to Living Building Challenge for Brock Environmental Center The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is one of the first buildings designed to meet the standards of the Living Building Challenge (LBC), a certification that surpasses LEED qualifications. /global/scaled/447x195x0x25x447x194/Global-Sustainability-Sustainability new-Cases-colombians.jpg Exchanging Colombia for MexicoThe ASSA ABLOY In My Shoes program allows employees to spend time with others in a similar position, sometimes in other countries, to exchange knowledge between companies under the ASSA ABLOY umbrella. Two colleagues from Cerraduras de Colombia shar… /global/scaled/3598x2771x147x1317x300x231/Global-Sustainability-Sustainability-Report-Omslagsfoto Sustainability Report 2014.jpg Reduced energy losses and improved privacyAn automatic sliding door from ASSA ABLOY is saving energy costs, improving the indoor environment and enhancing comfort, privacy and safety for VIPs traveling through Stockholm’s main airport.