technotrans joins the UN global compact

‘Future Ready 2025’ to help in achieving sustainability goals

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technotrans joins the UN global compact
Michael Finger, spokesman of the Board of Management of technotrans, speak about the company’s promoting human rights and environmental protection

A clear commitment to sustainability and human rights, technotrans is part of the UN global compact, the world’s largest and most important initiative for sustainable and responsible corporate governance. Decisive factors for membership are the company’s sustainable strategic orientation and its actions in line with ethical standards. As part of its new group strategy, ‘Future Ready 2025’, the thermal management specialist aims to expand its measures in the area of climate and environmental protection. 

“By joining the UN Global Compact, we are sending out another important signal that underscores the consistent expansion of our sustainability activities. The principles of the UN global compact have long underpinned our actions, and we also want to build our future corporate success on high social standards and in harmony with environmental and climate protection,” emphasizes Michael Finger, spokesman of the Board of Management of technotrans. 

technotrans’ wise step towards sustainability

The company’s commitment to sustainability is a key aspect of its new corporate strategy, ‘Future Ready 2025’. As part of this, technotrans formed, among other things, the new sustainability management division to improve the group-wide carbon footprint.

As a member of the UN global compact, the company visibly supports compliance with the ten principles on human rights, labor standards, environmental protection, and anti-corruption internationally. technotrans regularly presents the progress made within these fields of action in annual reports. 

By joining, the Sassenberg-based technology group has become part of a global network that now comprises some 19,000 participating companies from around 170 countries. This makes the UN global compact the world’s largest sustainable and responsible corporate governance initiative. 

 

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