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Sustainable thinking
and acting

Protecting the environment and the health of employees are important goals in the pursuit of economic success. Sustainable thinking and action play an important role at WERIT. We strive to integrate sustainability into our corporate culture so that it becomes part of everyday working life.

Principles of responsible corporate governance, respect for and protection of human rights, respect for employee rights and the implementation of environmental protection therefore become an integral part of the corporate strategy as well as all work processes.

Corporate governance with principles

 

Ecological responsibility
  • Primary material savings last year of 169.7 tons 
    (e.g. fossil fuels and metals)
  • Energy saving or recovery in the amount of 715.8 MWh
    (equivalent to the electricity consumption of 42 households)
  • Greenhouse gas savings of 93.4 metric tons of CO2 equivalent
    (equivalent to the emissions of 24.8 tons of burned hard coal)

 

Social responsibility
  • Employees from different nations and age groups with different religious, cultural and social backgrounds as well as sexual orientation work in the company.
  • WERIT works according to a code of conduct that excludes all forms of discrimination and sexual harassment.
  • Continuous monitoring of occupational safety is carried out by an internal and external safety officer as well as a company doctor. 
  • We have supported regional non-profit organizations, initiatives and events for many years.

We support the UN Global Compact

We have been a member of the German Global Compact Network (DGCN) since October 2020. The United Nations Global Compact is the world's largest and most important initiative for responsible corporate governance. Currently, more than 15,000 companies in more than 160 countries worldwide belong to the UN Global Compact. Of these, almost 600 are German companies - from DAX-listed corporations to medium-sized companies and small specialists.

By joining, WERIT has committed itself to aligning its corporate strategy, work processes and corporate culture with ten general principles. These international principles deal with human rights, labor standards, the environment and the prevention of corruption. As a signatory to the Global Compact, we are also called upon to promote the general goals of the United Nations, in particular the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We are proud of our membership and the associated commitment to a sustainable future.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR)

Awarded with „ecovadis - Bronze”!

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the ongoing commitment to act responsibly by integrating social and environmental concerns into business operations. CSR goes beyond simple compliance and addresses how companies manage their economic, social and environmental impacts, as well as how they relate to their stakeholders (e.g. employees, trading partners, government). At WERIT, we are proud to receive this award.

SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATE

issued by the REMONDIS Group

In cooperation with the REMONDIS Group, WERIT has made valuable contributions to the environment. Thus, primary raw material savings, energy savings and gains, as well as Co2 savings were achieved. The data was determined using a calculation model created by the Fraunhofer Institute for Environment, Safety and Energy Technology.

ENERGY OPTIMIZATION

of production

  • Acquisition of new energy-efficient injection molding machines
  • Use of energy-efficient water pumps for the cooling water supply
  • Use of energy-efficient servo motors for an automatic assembly machine
  • Installation of new energy-efficient LED hall lighting with light management via presence detectors

Corporate Principles

All managers are role models in terms of competence, commitment, sense of responsibility and flexibility. Together, they act in a forward-looking and goal-oriented manner.

Our organization is clearly and simply structured and gives orientation to all. It enables fast and direct processes with the least losses.

All employees think and act independently and bear responsibility for their actions. The will to support each other is the starting point for harmony in the teams and in the whole company.

We communicate positively, honestly and effectively. Our communication is an expression of our lived corporate culture.

We are open to new ideas and are aware of the need for constant learning - also from mistakes. Everyone has the chance to develop according to professional requirements and personal wishes.

We are enthusiastic about our products. This is the basis for best results in terms of quality, productivity and customer satisfaction. Our management system supports us in our daily work and in achieving our high goals.

We work with state-of-the-art technologies and facilities. Maintaining our working environment through cleanliness and care is of great concern to all of us. We consider the needs of the environment through conscious use of all resources.

Economic success and personal fulfillment are the logical consequence of our common right actions. Our profit is the basis for the continued existence of the company and the long-term security of jobs.