Product responsibility and customer dialogue

Life-cycle responsibility at product level
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Life-cycle responsibility at product level
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Selection of materials
Selection of materials
  • Compliance with legislation and guidelines (such as REACH, RoHS, ErP)
  • More efficient use of materials thanks to Design for Six Sigma, Material Finder etc.
  • Transparent documentation of environmental impacts of products in Environmental Product Declarations
  • PVC-free cables
  • Material compliance software used to check components used
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Manufacture
Manufacture
  • Enhancement of process quality via Lean Six Sigma
  • ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • 14001 Environmental Management System and environmental programmes based on this in all factories
  • Roll-out of the ISO 50001 Energy Management System
  • Use of product, transport and re-packaging as environmentally sustainable as possible
  • Take sustainability aspects into account when making investment decisions
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Transport
Transport
  • Document the CO2 emissions produced by transport
  • Take sustainability aspects into account when selecting transport companies
  • Efficient transport logistics thanks to aggregation in hub system
  • Double-stacking in case of intercompany traffic
  • Project in Vorarlberg designed to move traffic from road to rail
  • Promotion of environmentally sustainable employee mobility
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Period of use
Period of use
  • Use of energy-saving lighting technology, especially LEDs and controls
  • Design, planning and consultancy services for sustainable lighting solutions
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Recycling
Recycling
  • Participation in take-back systems for used electrical equipment
  • Compliance with statutory provisions (WEEE)
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