Sustainability at the Uzin Utz Group

"For the Uzin Utz Group, sustainability means acting in harmony with economic, ecological and social aspects. This also incorporates the principles of our appreciative corporate culture, because only those who act sustainably and ethically are also economically successful in the long term. We want to pursue these goals in a credible, measurable and comprehensible manner." - Julian and Philipp Utz

 

Our sustainability strategy

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Uzin Utz stands for the continuous development of innovative and competitive products and ...

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PEOPLE

One of the most important success factors are our dedicated and qualified employees. That's why we would like to create a new ...

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PROFIT

Economic success, ecological standards and social values are firmly linked at Uzin Utz. Profitable to ...

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PLANET

We are committed to the careful use of the environment and resources not only in our company, but also along the ...

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NEWS

PLANET: Elementary school provides innovative support for Uzin Utz Nederland on the topic of "biodiversity"

In line with the annual topic "Product & Services" in the corporate strategy PASSION 2025 and "Innovation" as one of its initiative, this campaign took place in close connection with the ecological thrust "Planet". Once again, it was shown that sustainability and innovation complement each other perfectly.

"How can we use the facades of our new building to support biodiversity" was the assignment given to group 6 of the Haaksberg elementary school 'De Kameleon' by sustainability manager Annette Schumer of Uzin Utz Nederland. 

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PRODUCTS & SERVICES

innovative and competitive

Our 6 brands offer products of consistently high quality together with highest technical performance, convincing with concentrated know-how for new installation, renovation and value preservation of floor coverings of all kinds. In addition, our products meet high standards as to health and safety regulations for applicators as well as healthy living for end users. By combining sustainability and product innovation, we are able to conserve natural resources and further develop the product portfolio across all brands. Our products are therefore also important levers in the implementation of ecological sustainability goals.

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PEOPLE

Continuing education, further development, health development

One of the most important success factors is our committed and qualified employees. As a responsible and reliable employer, we therefore consciously want to provide secure and likewise attractive jobs on a long-term and sustainable basis. We emphasize an appreciative and familiar corporate culture as much as integrity and trust which is reflected in our recommendation rate: 85% of our employees would recommend Uzin Utz as an employer.

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PROFIT

sustainable and healthful

Economic sustainability means reconciling economic success and investment with social and environmental responsibility. In order to be and remain competitive in the future, we act with foresight and actively address the challenges of our time such as climate change, digitalization and globalization. We expect our business partners to act in accordance with our corporate values, thus act responsibly and operate sustainably. Over 80% of our most important suppliers have already committed to our Code of Conduct for Sustainable Action and Responsible Business.

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PLANET

responsible and continuous

By focusing on the responsible treatment of the environment and the efficient usage of resources, we want to make our contribution to environmental and climate protection, and continuously improve our ecological footprint throughout the Group. We aim to reduce by 2025 our direct and indirect energy-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25% across the company. The basis for this is our comprehensive environmental and climate management, which, in addition to operational environmental protection, also includes our upstream and downstream value chain together with our regional environment.

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Sustainability Report

Uzin Utz wants to be number 1 on the ground. This means that we want to maintain or build leading positions in our business fields. In order to live up to this aspiration, we must create added value through our decisions and actions - for our customers, for our employees and for our shareholders.

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Our specialists for sustainability

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0731 40970
sustainability@uzin-utz.com

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