Performance 2019

ASSA ABLOY works on reducing its water consumption in order to lower environmental impact, increasing operating efficiency and cut operating costs. During 2019, the water withdrawal decreased by 1.2 percent and the water intensity decreased by 7.5 percent for comparable units as a result of improvement activities and changed production mix.

The 20 largest entities in terms of water consumption, located mainly in China and the US, account for more than 70 percent of the Group’s total water consumption. 

In 2019, the Group improved its recirculation of recycled water to 21 percent of the total water consumption. A wide range of technologies for recirculation are being used across the Group.