Energy and carbon emissions

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Reduced energy consumption and higher efficiency is a top priority for all factories and companies within the Group. ASSA ABLOY has been conducting assessments of its products and production processes for several years. Results show that energy consumption in the production phase has the most significant impact on the environment.

Energy consumption

Achievements 2016


  • ASSA ABLOY improved energy efficiency and decreased energy intensity by 11.7 (6.2) percent for comparable units.
  • In 2016, 10.8 (9.1) percent of the energy used came from renewable sources.

Carbon emissions

  • The Group's total CO2 emissions decreased by 13.1 (13.3) percent for comparable units.
  • The CO2 emissions related to energy consumption decreased by 2.4 (1,3) percent for comparable units.

Greenhouse gas emissions