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Camfil publishes 2017 Sustainability Report focused on UN Global Compact

Press Release   •   Apr 06, 2018 13:09 GMT

We chose to symbolise the forests of our planet on the cover of the Sustainability Report with a picture of the Pont-Sainte-Maxence forest in northern France taken by one of our own employees.

Camfil – March 29, 2018

Camfil publishes 2017 Sustainability Report focused on UN Global Compact

With the ambition of being the greenest and cleanest air filtration company in the world, Camfil volunteers an annual Sustainability Report to highlight our sustainable initiatives. This begins our tenth year working with movements such as Camfil Cairing, an internal program aimed at achieving initiatives around the globe. The 2017 Sustainability Report covers initiatives and activities taken throughout the year.

Like the trees and plants of our Earth, Camfil has been helping people breathe cleaner air for more than half of a century. Because of this, we chose to symbolize the forests of our planet on the cover of the Sustainability Report with a picture of the Pont-Sainte-Maxence forest in northern France taken by one of our own employees.

“Camfil has been a sustainable company from day one. We have a strong in-house culture of sustainability born and bred in the Nordic market that is embedded in everything we do globally today,” Anders Freyschuss, EVP Global Standardization and Sustainability, said. “Being sustainable gives us a competitive edge, but to us, it is a natural way of working that directly benefits our customers.”

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a major health issue becoming talked about more and more each day. Camfil is dedicated to giving advice to customers about choosing the most energy efficient filters and equipment to both help improve their IAQ as well as reduce energy use.

“Our market is steadily growing, and clean indoor air – whether for production, health or safe working conditions – is becoming a desired commodity, considering today’s knowledge of the dangers of indoor/outdoor air pollution and their link to disease and early mortality,” Camfil’s CEO and President, Alan O’Connell, said.

Within the report, articles cover all aspect of our sustainable initiatives including filters that save energy and protect health, smart technology that saves packaging, energy efficient oil mist collection, environmental impact, our Camfil Cairing code and more. Following the United Nations sustainable development goals, the articles focus on the key topics Good Health and Well-Being, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Sustainable Cities and Communities and Responsible Consumption and Production.

“Our suppliers and customers demand proof of our sustainability and want to see that we are committed strongly to it and making progress,” O’Connell said. “With our industry track record, we know we are doing what is best for our customers and will continue to make their operations greener as their clean air provider of first choice.”

To read the whole report, please download here.

For more than half a century, Camfil has been helping people breathe cleaner air. As a leading manufacturer of premium clean air solutions, we provide commercial and industrial systems for air filtration and air pollution control that improve worker and equipment productivity, minimize energy use, and benefit human health and the environment. We firmly believe that the best solutions for our customers are the best solutions for our planet, too. That’s why every step of the way – from design to delivery and across the product life cycle – we consider the impact of what we do on people and on the world around us. Through a fresh approach to problem-solving, innovative design, precise process control and a strong customer focus we aim to conserve more, use less and find better ways – so we can all breathe easier.

The Camfil Group is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has 28 manufacturing sites, six R&D centres, local sales offices in 26 countries, and 4,180 employees and growing. We proudly serve and support customers in a wide variety of industries and in communities across the world. To discover how Camfil can help you to protect people, processes and the environment, visit us at www.camfil.com.

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