Dominique Bossan, CEO of Knauf Insulation Europe/Middle East/Asia and Member of the Knauf Group Management Committee, said: “There’s no doubt that 2022 has been a challenging year. However, once again, our people have risen to the challenge. What really makes our people unique is their commitment. Our 2022 Annual Review reflects this.
“Although our upcoming sustainability targets are quite ambitious, we’re committing to them and not shying away. We are moving in the right direction, increasing our resources to meet our new ambitious targets.”
2022 has also been a landmark year in our ambition to Deliver a Circular Economy, with the launch of our pioneering RESULATION recycling facility in Visé, Belgium.
Marc Bosmans, Group Sustainability Director for Knauf Insulation, said: “One of the highlights of the year has been the opening of our Glass Mineral Wool recycling facility, which is a major step forward to help us meet our commitment to take back 25% of customer waste from job sites, as part of our For a Better World strategy.”
News highlights within this year’s Annual Review include:
- Our group chief operating officer (COO) and deputy CEO, David Ducarme, talks about growth, better buildings and our ongoing sustainability mission.
- The announcement of a €135 million total investment to upgrade the existing site and build a second manufacturing line in Romania
- Our new Glass Mineral Wool plant in Malaysia is now fully operational and cutting delivery times to customers by up to 50%.
- Our progress on our journey to achieve our For A Better World sustainability goals.
‘For a Better World’ highlights include:
Create Better Buildings
How we are advocating For a Better World through building renovation and why global leaders should prioritise energy efficiency.
Put People First
How we raising awareness of diversity and inclusion among employees.
Achieve Zero Carbon
How we’re stepping up initiatives to cut our embodied carbon by 15% by 2025 – we call it a Decarbonisation Revolution.
Deliver a Circular Economy
How our new facility at Visé in Belgium drives pioneering approach to the circular economy by recycling construction and deconstruction wastes.