Sustainability
Sustainability

Sustainability

Responsibility

We take our responsibility for employees, customers and suppliers as well as society and the environment very seriously.

We have developed processes and concepts for the establishment of a strategic sustainability management and are thus committed to the environment and social justice by systematically integrating economic, ecological and social aspects.

Technical innovations, certifications and continuous training help us to achieve our goals and to develop and improve ourselves continuously.

BECAUSE WE ONLY HAVE ONE PLANET

Ecovadis certifikat
CSR-Report 2018

Sustainable logistics

Environmental friendliness through efficiency in logistics and the supply chain is a matter of course for us:

  • Reduction of fuel consumption through a maximum 2-year-old vehicle fleet and the use of state-of-the-art technology
  • Empty mileage avoidance through IT-supported route planning
  • Avoid traffic jams through navigation with real-time data
  • Regular training of our drivers
  • Professional tire management system
  • Pursue a preventive approach that encourages the use of environmentally friendly technologies

Safety

Safety is our top priority:

  • Turning assistant in all new vehicles
  • Trailer are equipped with the AIRpipe-3 hose system to prevent ice floe formation on the vehicle
  • Continuous training of the employees
  • Occupational safety check by GDA-ORGAcheck

Human rights

We are committed to respecting human rights. Our Code of Ethics includes the following points, among others:

  • Child protection and prohibition of child labour
  • Health protection
  • Promotion of freedom of association and collective bargaining
  • Compliance with the minimum wage and creation of decent jobs
  • Prevention of discrimination
  • Active integration of disadvantaged groups
  • Striving for economic prosperity without losing sight of social justice

Our commitment

Our social commitment includes among other things

  • Support for the van Eupen Foundation, which is committed to nature and environmental protection. Our donation will be used for the reforestation of the van Eupen Forest in Essen.
  • Support for the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen
  • Assumption of a newspaper sponsorship for the Realschule Essen-West
  • Sponsoring of local sports clubs and youth groups