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Corporate Social Responsibility

By people, for people. As a globally active premium supplier for building services, water management and industry, we bear a lot of responsibility towards our customers, society, the common good and the environment. Responsible conduct and social engagement are, therefore, an integral part of our successful business development strategy.

Our special responsibility as a company

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For the Wilo Group, corporate social responsibility (CSR) means more than just donating and sponsoring.

CSR with Wilo primarily stands for sustainable corporate management: fair business practices, employee-focused personnel policy in the intercultural context, economical use of natural resources, protection of climate and the environment, local engagement and responsibility in the supply chain.

As one of the market leaders with over 60 subsidiaries on all continents, we think and act both globally and locally.

For this reason, we are involved in numerous national and international corporate citizenship programmes to promote culture, education and development assistance.

But in our homeland, the Ruhr area, too, we are setting many projects in motion. The Wilo culture of socially responsible action starts right on our doorstep.

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A corporate social responsibility network for Dortmund

A corporate social responsibility network was thus set up for Dortmund on our initiative.

The goal: to stimulate social commitment in as many companies as possible in the Dortmund corporate landscape.

We want to contribute our experience to make the new network a success in the future.

  1. Ethics

    We run our international business in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and standards.

  2. Employees

    We train and motivate our employees so they can dedicate themselves personally to ensuring the sustainable development of Wilo in protecting the environment and conserving resources while also playing an active role in society.

  3. Working environment

    We strive to make our working environment and conditions safe, motivating and innovative for all employees at all our locations.

  4. Product innovation

    We reduce energy consumption through our innovative and highly efficient pumps and pump systems and thus contribute to reducing CO2 pollution of the environment.

  5. Process work

    To continuously improve our products and processes, we follow our Product Development Guidelines, integrated management systems, the Wilo production system and the Total Quality Management method.

  6. Product lifecycle

    We look at the lifecycle of our products in terms of sustainability in development, manufacturing, distribution, maintenance and disposal or recyclability.

  7. Resource productivity

    We continuously measure our use of resources and constantly strive to reduce it. It is our goal to minimise pollutant emissions and increase our recycling rate.

  8. Society

    We strive to keep any impact our plants may have on neighbours and surrounding areas at socially acceptable levels. We take our responsibility as a corporate citizen seriously.

  9. Contact with stakeholders

    Our sustainability approach is based on continuous contact with our stakeholders as well as in-depth, critical involvement in the public debate on this matter.

  10. Continuous improvement

    We encourage all interested and affected parties to support us actively and creatively in our pursuit to employ sustainable business practices.