Environmentally friendly production
Saving resources and achievingcomprehensive environmental compatibility are the focus of our production. Eventoday, Wieland is developing methods to use existing raw materials as fully aspossible, and to recycle waste. The success is considerable: production ofplastics with 99 per cent granulate usage has already been achieved.
Environmental protection and socialresponsibility
In addition to achieving economic goals,responsible conduct with mankind and the environment is an integral componentof our company philosophy. As a worldwide operating company, we commitourselves to our environmental, social, and corporate obligations. To send aclear signal of this obligation to responsible business actions, in 2008 wevoluntarily joined the Global Compact of the United Nations, and support theprincipals of this initiative within the framework of our business activities.
In 1997 we introduced an environmentalmanagement system in accordance with ISO 14001 and EMAS, and improving itcontinuously underscores the high value we place on these endeavors. Withinthis framework, compliance with all statutory requirements for our productsregarding hazardous substances is an important corporate objective.