​SUSTAINABILITY

Gunnebo’s Sustainability Journey

1994

Gunnebo (at that time named HIDEF Kapital AB) becomes a listed company on the Swedish Stock Exchange and embarks on the acquisition of around 40 security companies over the coming decade.

1997

Gunnebo introduces its first Groupwide environment policy and earns its first ISO 14000 certification.

1999

The Group forms a European Works Council (EWC) to improve dialogue between workers and management.

2000

In Folksam’s Environment Index, Gunnebo measures above average among listed companies.

2005

Gunnebo is recognised by Folksam’s Environment Index for tripling the use of video conferences as an alternative to international travel.

2006

The Group brings most of its acquisitions under the Gunnebo brand as part of the “One Gunnebo” programme.

2007

Gunnebo participates in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for the first time.

2008

The Group participates in the Clean Shipping Project and uses the project’s criteria for the selection of shipping companies.

2009

Gunnebo introduces environmental targets for the next four years covering energy consumption, use of raw materials, waste management and product development.

2014

New environmental targets are set for 2014-2018 covering energy consumption, emissions, waste management and the supply chain.

2015

Environmental figures are integrated into overall reporting process with quarterly follow-up.

2016

Over 90% of the Group’s manufacturing units are now certified in accordance with ISO 9001 for quality and over 80% in accordance with ISO 14001 for environmental management systems.

2018

A new sustainability approach is endorsed by the Group to achieve better drive and leadership in sustainability issues. 

Sustainability Report