WE THINK AND ACT IN GENERATIONS – AND HAVE DONE SO SINCE 1622!
400 years in one place in a region surrounded by forest is a long time. During this time, our awareness of the environment has grown until it has become our proverbial flesh and blood. Here’s what we can say: Sustainability is in our genes. Because we are aware that we can only be successful as a company on the basis of an intact environment.
Nobody talked about sustainability back then. But the awareness of it has grown. With the trees that were felled for the potash and the glass melt. With the time it took to reforest. With every generation that has led Heinz-Glas into a new future since then. That hasn’t changed in the slightest. As a family business, today we can look back on 13 generations. This is both an incentive and an obligation for us: Economically – because only those who operate sustainably obtain the basis upon which the future develops. Ecologically – because only those who keep an eye on the environment obtain the resources necessary for every production process. Economically – because only those who operate sustainably obtain the basis upon which the future develops. Socially – because only those who win people’s hearts get employees who see themselves as part of the team. Culturally – because only those who protect and promote their region can create a basis for international success.
Our Sustainability Report documents the efforts and progress we have made in the areas of the economy, ecology, society, and culture. We want to be transparent and show what measures we are taking to make a positive impact and how we can keep getting better and better.
Collaborations and Memberships
Our collaborations and memberships within and outside the glass and plastics industry em - power us to be a sustainable and forward-looking partner for customers, suppliers, and other business partners. Alongside our partners, we advocate that processes and policies be de - signed in a manner to achieve the goal of limit - ing global warming to 1.5°, to bolster the econ - omy and society, and to expand networks. A united front for a healthy environment and sus - tainable economy.