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    Efficient and environmentally-friendly technologies for safe and high-quality beverages: This is the mission that Krones, as a system supplier to the beverage and food industry, has set itself in terms of sustainability.

    Krones Group greenhouse gas emissions scope 1 and scope 2 in tonnes

    • News27. April 2023

      Major boost to the German economy sustainability network: Krones joins econsense

      If we are to succeed in turning the vision of a sustainable economy into reality, every one of us must do our part. The big ecological and social problems of our time affect all sectors and regions.

    • News25. April 2023

      Consistently high speed achieved with recyclable sleeves

      Standard PETG sleeve labels remain a major challenge for recycling systems because it is impossible to separate them dependably from the crystallised PET that bottles are made of.

    • News17. April 2023

      Sustainability strategy produces tangible results: Krones posts key ESG performance indicators for 2022

      The Krones Group documents its sustainability performance for 2022 in its recently published annual report.

    • Report23. March 2023

      Non-financial statement 2022

      Krones publishes 2022 Non-financial statement

    • News17. November 2022

      Accolade for Krones climate strategy

      A science-based study considers Krones to be the forerunner in environmental protection.

    • News02. November 2022

      Krones commits to Net Zero

      Almost two years after the science-based targets initiative’s recognition of Krones’ climate strategy, Krones takes the next step towards Net Zero.

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    Operational emissions (scope 1 and scope 2) decreased 21% in 2021 compared to the previous year. This means we have already achieved 32% of our climate target of 80% reduction by 2030.

    The downstream emissions of our products increased by 19% between 2020 and 2021. Accordingly, we must focus even more on the energy efficiency of our machines and lines in the future.

    In our supply chain, we produced six percent less greenhouse gas emissions in 2021 than in the previous year.

    Water consumption increased across the Group compared to the previous year, as did the tonnage of hazardous waste.

    The percentage of women in management positions shows a slightly positive trend, while the percentage of female employees stagnates overall.

    Both the occupational accident and absenteeism rates have decreased in 2021 compared to the previous year.

    Figures and facts at a glance

    Sustainability in practice