ReportAlert.info - VELUX Group Publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2014
April 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - 50 years as a model company creates results
The VELUX Group published their Corporate Responsibility report for 2014. The report is based on the VELUX Group’s objective to be a model company that works with products useful to society and that treats its customers, suppliers, employees and shareholders better than most other companies. The report is solely published online at crreport.velux.com.
- Less than 1 work-related accident per 1 million working hours
For the second year in a row, the VELUX Group had the lowest number of accidents ever; in 2014, the VELUX Group recorded only 0.9 accidents per 1 million working hours and 0.2 lost working hours per 1,000 due to accidents.
- CO2 emissions reduced by 29%
Since the VELUX Group embarked on its CO2 initiatives in 2007, it has reduced its emissions by 29%. In 2015, CO2 reduction will be given another kick in the right direction as the Group has initiated a new energy management programme.
- VELUX products have a positive carbon footprint
LCAs show that a VELUX roof window saves more CO2 in its lifetime than it costs to produce, use and dispose. If a VELUX energy blind is added, the CO2 savings are improved by 36%.
- Profit returned to society
As a fund- and family-owned business, a large part of the VELUX Group’s profits is transferred to the foundations VILLUM FONDEN and VELUX FONDEN. In 2014, together they donated 150 million Euro to a range of environmental, social, scientific and cultural purposes.
The VELUX Group creates better living environments with daylight and fresh air through the roof for life, work and play. The VELUX product programme contains a wide range of roof windows and skylights, along with solutions for flat roofs.
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