SCHURTER was one of the first ISO 14001 certified companies in Switzerland in 1996.
Caring for the environment is a key element of SCHURTER’s corporate culture. We utilize resources efficiently, ensure environmental compatibility of our products, and sensitize our employees and partners to environmental concerns.
Rolf Nussbaumer, Chief Technical Officer, Engineering
SCHURTER started integrating environmental protection principles as early as 1990 and was one of the first ISO 14001 certified companies in Switzerland in 1996.
All of the company’s environmental impacts are analyzed, monitored, and improved.
We take environmental aspects into account already during product development
We fulfil international standards and regulations as RoHS and REACH
We identify, monitor, analyze, and reduce environmental impact of processes
We employ environmentally compatible packaging material
We minimize ecological risks
In addition, a special focus is placed on saving resources, and on reducing emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases.
The present Sustainability Report is based on GRI G3 guidelines and aims to document the current state of SCHURTER AG (SAG) in terms of sustainability. The Report is designed to serve as the basis for decisions relating to sustainability goals. SCHURTER picked the relevant economic, ecological and social or societal effects of its activities that are caused by the pursuit of the goals.
We have decided to apply the GRI Guidelines, because we want to inform our target groups comprehensively and transparently about our company’s focus on sustainability. The reporting of SCHURTER AG fulfils the advanced application level C. The GRI content index shows the location of the profile details and performance indicators in the fields in SCHURTER AG’s Sustainability Report.