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Above: Hansgrohe’s symbol for the company’s environmental commitment is its Solar Tower – a visitor centre built in 1994 in Offenburg.
Hansgrohe, a German company designing sustainable bathroom products, is an internationally well-known name in the market today. It offers a range of water- and energy-efficient bathroom products including mixers, showers, bathtubs, washbasins, accessories, bathroom furniture and other customised products.
In a world-first, Hansgrohe has released a sustainability report (Application Level A) certified by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Adopting internationally recognised standards of comparison, the report provides a detailed view of Hansgrohe’s various commitments in the economic, environmental and social sectors.
According to Siegfried Gänßlen, CEO of Hansgrohe SE, “We perceive social responsibility, environmental protection and a corporate sustainability policy as prerequisites that we must meet if we are to successfully continue our 112-year corporate history and survive in the market in the long run.
“When we set ourselves these ambitious targets, we place great value on producing measurable outcomes which can be verified and managed by means of our Green Controlling system. In this way, we continue to promote sustainable practices in all our business processes. The Sustainability Report presented here lends transparency to our actions, and it invites the reader to engage in open, constructive dialogue with Hansgrohe.”
Apart from an international reputation of a design leader in the sanitary industry, Hansgrohe is renowned for its environment-friendly approach to manufacturing and sustainability projects and initiatives.