Our sustainability goals
|ASPECT||TARGET FOR 2021||STATUS BY THE END OF 2020||MORE INFORMATION|
|Energy & resource management||Long-term energy savings: Within the next 5 years the specific energy consumption (per kg of product produced) per site will be decreased by 5% A total reduction of energy consumption of CHT Germany of 1.290 MWh/a will be achieved Renewable energies: Within the next 5 years the share of renewable energies will be increased by 20%||CHT Group reduced the specific energy consumption 2015 - 2020 by -7% CHT Germany reduced the total energy consumption since 2015 by 3,358 Mwh 2020: CHT Group share of renewable energy is 21% and 72% of purchased power is based on renewable sources||Ecology|
|ISO 9001/14001 Certificates||100% of CHT (production) sites certified||Realization of ISO 14001 in all production site besides South Africa (postponed to 2021 because of covid-19 situation)||Ecology|
|Raw materials||Reduction of the consumption and the handling of critical raw materials within the CHT Group||Elimination of critical raw materials all subgoals have been achieved group-wide evaluation of >3,000 raw material; >70% of globally used raw material are non critical||Ecology|
|Product range||Highest possible share of sustainable products of group wide sales, but at least > 65||Sales share with sustainable products: 62% (goal missed due to classification changes in the chemical inventory) New groupwide sustainability classification system defined Focus on the development of new sustainble products||Society|
in textile finishing
|Introduction of worldwide valid standard for textile productions (cannot be realized by CHT alone)||Foundation of SCTI initiative - CHT is foundation member||Effects of Sustainability|
|Staff||Values are met at all worldwide site Increase in worldwide diversity CSR management according to UN Global compact standard||Values are lived at all sites, worldwide Follow up of Code of conduct and UN Global compact targets Establishement of a corporate Compliance Manager in 2020||Effects of Sustainability
|Purchasing||Sustainability rate of suppliers > 85 (global purchasing for strategic raw materials)||Achievement rate 2020 (global purchasing for strategic raw materials): 91%||Ecology|
The above list of goals and projects for 2020 is documented in several chapters of this Sustainability Report.
Our customer portfolio ranges from global key accounts via medium-sized companies up to small local finishing companies. With a broad portfolio of different competences, processes, technologies and products we serve customers from different industries.
By combining know-how and resources we position ourselves as creative solution provider. As a global company, we see it as our responsibility to harmonize the different conditions within individual markets and their participants in the long term by adopting a uniform approach. We do this by implementing our commitment to sustainability in all company areas and markets in which we operate.