SUSTAINABILITY AS AN ONGOING PROCESS
A&E Gütermann is committed to reducing its global GHG intensity and global energy intensity each year, reducing its global power consumption in KwH per kilogram
of thread since 2006 by 7%.
Since 2006, A&E Gütermann reduced its carbon footprint measured in CO2e per kilogram of thread by 11%. A&E Gütermann is committed to helping
protect the environment.
A&E Gütermann researches water-saving technologies, investing over $12 million in state-of-the-art wastewater treatment and recycling technology since 2010.
16 A&E Gütermann Operations and support facilities have achieved 100% zero-waste-to-landfill status in 2017 from just two in 2015.
A&E Gütermann has reduced its global water consumption in litres per kilogram of thread by 48% since 2006.
A&E has recycled and reused over 1.5 billion litres of wastewater since 2013.
OUR 10 STEPS FOR SUSTAINABLE THREADS
The following steps have been established in the production of our premium sewing threads and have been a lived practice at A&E Gütermann for many years:
2. Water conservation and recycling
3. Energy conservation
4. Sustainable packaging
5. Waste reduction and recycling
7. Global EHS and social responsibility
8. Supply chain sustainability
9. Eco-Driven product stewardship
10. Eco-Driven employee education and involvement