Castolin Eutectic joins United Nations Global Compact
Providers of sustainable maintenance and repair solutions Castolin Eutectic has been ratified as a member of the UN Global Compact, a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices.
Based on the 10 universal principles and the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Global Compact pursues the vision of an inclusive and sustainable economy for the benefit of all people, communities and markets, today and in the future.
“I am proud that Castolin Eutectic is now part of a leading group of companies that was accepted into the United Nations Global Compact – the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative – committing to push the boundaries of ESG and sustainability,” explains Patrick Fetzer, President and CEO of Castolin Eutectic.
“By applying to join, we are demonstrating that we want to play our part in making this vision a reality. By committing to sustainability, our company can share responsibility for a better world,” says Berthold Jansen, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.
Castolin Eutectic has already started several environmentally-friendly and people-centric action plans, including products that put the health & safety of operators’ first, for instance, their EnDOtec SAFE-HARD 600 welding wire and a new range of CMR-free brazing fluxes (carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic).
With respect to energy-efficiency, the company has started several projects, namely a 500KW Solar Project on the rooftop of their Maintenance & Repair workshop in Dubai. The Photovoltaic facility will save 567 tons of CO2 yearly, which represents the equivalent of the energy consumed by 100 households.
Castolin Eutectic also donates on a regular basis to organisations like Save the Children, Aktion Mensch and other NGOs.