fischer has won the Plus X Award for its efforts in increasing its sustainability. The award honours companies that stand for a sustainable future with their sense of responsibility and foresight; it is presented by a jury of international and independent jurors from over 80 industries.
“You are new, eco-friendly, cool, alternative, sustainable and green,” – it was with these words that fischer Group was initially informed by email that it was being presented with the Plus X Award for sustainability.
The award is the world’s largest innovation award for technology, sports and lifestyle. Having existed for 19 years, the award honours companies for their innovation. “fischer acts in a future oriented and sustainable manner with its exemplary commitment, foresight and sense of responsibility,” the statement said.
“Our colleagues prevent waste on a daily basis through the continuous improvement process, also known as the fischer ProcessSystem, making a significant contribution to the sustainability of the fischer Group of Companies,” explains Christian Ziegler, head of sustainability, environment and energy at fischer.
An ideas campaign about sustainability and the environment was also used to gather suggestions on how to be even more resource efficient across the company. A mobile phone campaign gave members of staff the opportunity to donate their old smartphones which are used to collect rare earths before they are recycled.
Another exchange with representatives of important stakeholder groups was held this year with the stakeholder workshop, which allows fischer to define fields of action. The stakeholders included customers, suppliers, representatives from the communities surrounding company headquarters and the Freudenstadt district as well as NGOs, national associations, environmental groups and scientists.
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