SUSTAINABILITY AT THE CORE OF SAINT-GOBAIN STRATEGY
Corporate social responsibility is at the heart of Saint-Gobain Medical's strategy
All our teams around the world now share an ambitious and meaningful purpose, Making the World a Better Home. A purpose that not only inspires but calls for action. The global challenges of climate change, resource preservation, and increase of population are addressed in the recent strategic plan GROW & IMPACT. It aims at tackling sustainability calls for more sustainable industry, improving daily life through high performance solutions. Learn More
Saint-Gobain Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Social Responsibility is at the heart of Saint-Gobain's strategy. It draws on a double pledge: minimizing the Group's footprint as with regards to women, men, and the environment, and maximizing its positive contribution as with regards to climate, social, and societal challenges. This business model directly contributes to ESG (Environment Social Governance) outcomes and links with Creating Shared value: “[…] beyond reducing negative impact and creating a positive one; Financial, societal and environmental benefits can be achieved simultaneously.”
Saint-Gobain reinforces its commitment for sustainable development regularly and is recognized as a committed player by extra-financial rating agencies. Below are some illustrations:
Environment, Health, and Safety at the heart of the corporate culture
Plus, Saint-Gobain has rolled out EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) policies in all factories to manage water, circular economy, energy, and air emissions, sustainably manage resources and biodiversity, health, human right, high-risk minerals, timber, among others.
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In addition, Saint-Gobain committed to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 in 2019, by signing the UN Global Compact’s “Business Ambition for 1.5°C” pledge. Please find below the Saint-Gobain net zero carbon strategy. Its emission reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Target Initiative.
In the meantime, Saint-Gobain sets ambitious targets for 2025, compared to 2010, at equal levels of production, to reduce its environmental impacts, not only on carbon, but also on waste, water, and energy consumption: