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
A “Swallows are welcome here” plaque was awarded to the Nünchritz plant by the Saxony
branch of NABU (the German Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union) for its contribution
to nature conservation.
Today, Wacker Chemie AG published its new Sustainability Report for 2015 and 2016.
WACKER’s Sustainability Report explains how the Group strikes a balance between economic
aspects and environmental and social responsibility.