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Sustainability is a top priority for us

6 October 2022 | 

Excellent results for voestalpine Wire Rod Austria and voestalpine Wire Austria in the NQC Supplier Assurance SAQ 4.0 CSR/Sustainability Results Report

voestalpine Wire Technology stands for Performance in Sustainability

Sustainability is an essential principle of all decisions and actions in the company. This extends over the entire product life cycle, from the procurement of raw materials to production and recycling, from training and continuing education to the health and diversity of employees.

We take responsibility for society and our environment. Our corporate culture stands for building long-term partnerships and reliability on many levels. As early as the product development stage, we pay attention to the ecological footprint and maximum sustainability of our products. This is how we guarantee Performance in Sustainability.

Best results convince

Against these strategic sustainability goals, the results are now all the more impressive. For example, voestalpine Wire Rod achieved 91% in the NQC Supplier Assurance SAQ 4.0 CSR/Sustainability Results Report. CEO Christian Pehmer praises the result of the report as a "very remarkable result" and thus underlines the importance of the SAQ 4.0 CSR/Sustainability Results Report for the Wire Technology business unit.

Because: The SAQ score is an indicator of the site's sustainability performance compared to automotive industry standards. It also provides a measure of the company's performance compared to the industry average and the average SAQ score for the site's country.

Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) – Sustainability

The SAQ includes questions on sustainability management, the environment, human rights and labor conditions, ethics and compliance, and responsible sourcing of raw materials.

It is based on a common automotive industry standard on sustainability in the supply chain, the Automotive Industry Guiding Principles to Enhance Sustainability Performance in the Supply Chain, and was created as a standardized tool for measuring the performance of stakeholders in the automotive industry.

Interested in how we live Performance in Sustainability?