Voluntary global initiatives form the basis for sustainable corporate management at
WACKER: for instance, Responsible Care® (the chemical-industry initiative), the UN’s Global Compact, and the TfS initiative
(which deals with sustainability in the supply chain).
We attach particular importance to integrated environmental protection, even when
developing products and planning our plants. WACKER constantly strives to improve
its production processes in order to conserve resources.
WACKER provides information on the safe use of its products and is continually working
to prevent or reduce the use of product ingredients that are harmful to human health
or the environment.
Managing plants and processes in a way that poses no risk to people or the environment
is an important objective at WACKER. That is why we have set up a groupwide safety
management system that covers both workplace safety and plant safety.
WACKER needs committed and skilled workers if it is to remain innovative and competitive.
We offer our employees a solid foundation for maximizing their potential and developing
Companies can be commercially successful only if they are trusted by society, which
is why we take our social responsibilities seriously, especially in communities near
Wacker Biotech GmbH has donated €5,000 to promote language learning at the “Froschkönig”
(Frog Prince) day care center in Halle.
WACKER is committed to conservation projects across the Group. Employees have already
achieved a great deal to this end, living up to the motto of today’s World Environment
Day: “Connect with nature.”
WACKER’s 2013/2014 Sustainability Report explains how the Group strikes a balance
between economic aspects and environmental and social responsibility.